Integrated Health Specialist - Youth in Eldon, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $17.50 or $18.77 Hourly Dependent on Education

POSITION PURPOSE

The Integrated Health Specialist provides integrated, holistic, community support services engaging both the child and parent/caregiver. Full-time, benefits eligible position. Some evening and weekend availability required to meet the needs of the clients. Collaborative documentation done with the families. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

Clinical Service Provision
• Using a motivational, stage-matched approach, provide individualized services based upon strengths, needs, abilities and preferences identified collaboratively with client/family, focused on supporting client and family’s movement toward improved functioning and achieving their treatment goals
• Work with parents to engage and participate in treatment with child is required and necessary for improved clinical outcomes
• Provide services to child and parent/caregiver using System of Care philosophy; and a holistic, person-centered, strengths-based perspective, incorporating coaching surrounding the Eight Dimensions of Wellness, with attention to each domain of wellness, including physical and mental health
• Support client/family in completion of goals identified on Wellness Plans, reviewing the WP with client/family as required, reassessing client/family need, service choices available, community functioning and as needed for updating of goals and objectives as items are achieved, or as client/family goals change
• Assist the family with accessing, locating and arranging services and resources to assist in achieving their goals
• Maintain contact with client/family when client is hospitalized, participating in discharge planning and communicating with all involved providers in developing after care plans
• Provide educational information and skill building to client/family regarding areas of concern such as daily living skills, coping skills, education, symptom management, communication/relationships with focus on improving functioning
• Develop and implementation of a crisis intervention plan with the family and provide crisis intervention services as needed, during and after normal working hours
• Assist client/family in developing natural support systems including work with family members, school staff, legal guardians, etc.
• Participation in and coordination with the child and family interagency team members on an ongoing basis to advocate for the Mental Health needs of child/family
• Complete documentation collaboratively with client and family and complete all required documentation within the required timeframe, according to agency policy
• Meet service provision expectations per client needs and agency guidelines. Services are provided in the home with the client and family based on clinical need, including evenings and weekends
• Other duties as assigned

Integrated Health Team
• Communicate actively with other members of the integrated team, including psychiatrists, therapists,
primary care physicians, specialists, (Family Support Provider, CSTAR, etc) nurses, dentists, NCMs, etc. regarding all areas of client wellness, including client’s adherence to medications, side effects and efficacy of medications
• Seek and include input from Integrated Health Team providers on client’s Wellness Plan
• Make referrals to additional services/providers as needed for client’s Integrated Health Team
• In addition to clinical providers of the team, function as a liaison to others involved in client’s treatment including, but not limited to family, school, Children’s Division, Juvenile Office, guardians, etc.

Miscellaneous
• Will seek culturally competent services and service providers to meet the unique cultural needs of each agency client and family
• Driving is an essential function of the position

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES – COMPANY WIDE

• Regularly attends work, including evenings and weekends as needed, except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity

QUALIFICATION(S): DESIRED DEMONSTRATED KEY COMPETENCIES

• Change Readiness
• Collaborative Relationships
• Conflict Resolution
• Creative Thinking
• Communication – Oral
• Communication – Written
• Decision Making
• Empowers Others
• Flexible Thinking
• Multitasking/Planning
• Organizational/Time Management
• Problem Solving
• Teamwork

 

WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK

Operating vehicles or machinery

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION(S): EDUCATION

• High School/GED required
• Associates/Bachelor’s degree/Master's degree and QMHP in a human service-related field preferred

QUALIFICATION(S): WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

• At least four (4) years of experience OR a combination of higher education and experience required if a High School/GED is the highest education obtained
• At least two (2) years of experience OR a combination of higher education and experience required if an Associate’s degree is the highest education obtained
(*If the degree is an Associate’s of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support from an approved institution; then no additional experience is required)
• At least one (1) year of experience required if a non-human service Bachelor’s degree is the highest education obtained
• All experience must include working with individuals with psychiatric, substance use, and/or developmental disabilities
• A valid driver's license and agency established minimum automobile coverage required

 

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.