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ASSESSOR

Park Place Behavioral Health Care Kissimmee ,FL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

SUMMARY:

Perform Intake Assessment interviews with individuals seeking mental health services, and complete the Comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment which includes an interpretive summary and preliminary diagnostic impression.

QUALIFICATION FOR POSITION:

  • Master’s Degree in Mental Health field.
  • Maturity and sensitivity to the special needs of the mentally ill population
  • Ability to assess needs of consumers.
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction supervision.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

·         Possess the ability to document the services provided to customers and maintain medical records in accordance with established governing standards in a timely, legible, accurate and complete manner.

·         Ability to provide crisis intervention/stabilization and aggressive behavior management to costumers in a safe, culturally sensitive and gender specific manner.

·         Ability to recognizes, evaluates, gather collateral information and develop interventions to address risk factors related to potential for violence and dangerousness to self or others.

·         Ability to perform Co-Occurring Clinical Assessments and interpret data to formulate a DSM V diagnosis.

·         Maturity and sensitivity to the special needs of PPBH clients while possessing the knowledge of behavioral health and medical conditions.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Perform Intake Assessment interviews with individuals seeking mental health services, and complete the Comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment which includes an interpretive summary and preliminary diagnostic impression.

·         Facilitate client referrals to appropriate agency services based on the assessment results.

·         Collaborate with clients being assessed in the development of treatment plan goals and objectives.

·         Explain to clients seeking services their rights as patients and agency policies, and obtain client signatures on required forms.

·         Demonstrate competency in evaluating and documenting client lethality risk.

·         Demonstrate familiarity with community resources and provide referrals to these resources when appropriate.

·         Complete all required assessment paperwork in a timely manner according to department policies and procedures.

·         Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of DSM-IV nomenclature.

·         Report to supervisor any acute or systemic problems.

·         Perform other duties as directed by supervisor.

 

Company Description
Mental Health/Substance Abuse

Park Place Behavioral Health Care

Why Work Here?

Excellent Pay

Mental Health/Substance Abuse

Address

206 Park Place Blvd. Kissimmee
Kissimmee, FL
USA

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