REACH is a crisis prevention, intervention and stabilization system to support individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, as well as a mental health condition or challenging behavior that is negatively affecting their quality of life. REACH provides consultation, prevention, development of crisis education & prevention plans, community based mobile support and crisis therapeutic home services.
The position is responsible for primary administrative and clinical supervision of the REACH Clinical Team. Position is responsible for shared rotation of a 24/7/365 crisis line which includes on-site response. This position is indirectly supervised by the Clinical Director and the Regional Director.
Essential Job Functions:
- Responsible for the implementation of REACH Clinical Team Services (including, but not limited to telephonic and on-site crisis intervention, crisis prevention, comprehensive service evaluations, emergency assessments, systemic consultation, education and training to systems of care, facilitating cross systems crisis prevention and intervention planning, etc.) and other supports for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental illness or behavioral health needs.
- Responsible for ensuring REACH clinical team services are provided in accordance with fidelity to the REACH model as described in literature published by the National Center for REACH Services at the University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability and the Commonwealth of Virginia DBHDS.
- Responsible for reviewing staff service documentation for clinical appropriateness and accuracy.
- Responsible for coordinating claims submittal and revenue collection from primary payor sources (e.g. third party payments).
- Responsible for ensuring Regional REACH clinical team services maintain appropriate state DBHDS licensing approval.
- Provides clinical and administrative supervision of REACH coordinators.
- Responsible for the implementation of REACH supports for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental illness or behavioral health needs.
- Ensures the coordination of support meetings and cross systems crisis prevention and intervention plans for individuals supported by REACH.
- Provides 24/7/365 response to crisis situations according to on-call schedule.
- Completes Comprehensive Service Evaluations.
- Coordinates individuals’ care with applicable crisis responder (Emergency Services, Mobile Crisis Teams, Law Enforcement, Hospital Emergency Departments, Walk-in Crisis, etc.).
- Identifies and coordinates training and technical assistance needs for providers, natural supports and other components of the system of care.
- Coordinates admissions/discharges and requests for in-home crisis supports for appropriate individuals to/from REACH CTH programs in collaboration with the REACH CTH Director and REACH Director.
- Works closely with State Psychiatric Hospitals and Training Centers for support of individuals transitioning to the community.
- Direct supervision of Clinical Coordinators
Children and adults with disabilities, mental health challenges, and special needs find highest-quality services designed to meet their individual needs when they come to Easterseals UCP in North Carolina and Virginia. Teams of therapists, teachers and other health professionals help each person overcome obstacles to independence and reach his or her personal goals.
Why Work Here?Easterseals UCP is a leading provider of disability related-services in the communities in which we serve. Our purpose is to provide meaningful and exceptional services so that children and adults living with disabilities and mental health challenges can live, learn, work and play in their communities. Minorities are encouraged to apply. Children and adults with disabilities, mental health challenges, and special needs find highest-quality services designed to meet their individual needs when they come to Easterseals UCP in North Carolina and Virginia. Teams of therapists, teachers and other health professionals help each person overcome obstacles to independence and reach his or her personal goals.
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