Contracted Computer Technician
Position Definition: The person filling this position will design behavioral interventions in collaboration with the treatment team.
Relationship: The Behavioral Specialist (PhD) shall be directly responsible to the Behavioral Health Services Supervisor.
- PhD, in mental health field, required.
- Minimum 3 years’ experience in behavior modification and interventions, required.
- Crisis Prevention Intervention, certification required.
- Licensed Behavior Specialist, preferred.
- Demonstrates the ability to evaluate, counsel, and work with all stakeholders.
- Demonstrates the ability to write positive, goal-directed, strength-based behavior intervention plans.
- Effective utilizes knowledge of psychopharmacology.
- Demonstrates the ability to work with limited resource population.
- Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrates the ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment.
- Proficiently utilizes Microsoft Office Suite and departmental software.
- Demonstrates organizational skills and time management skills providing for productivity, accuracy, and attention to detail in the carrying out of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities, with minimal supervision.
- Demonstrates ability to multi-task within deadlines.
- Possesses excellent interpersonal skills demonstrated by patience, understanding, and congeniality.
- Completes tasks with attention to detail and accuracy.
- Maintains complete confidentiality.
- Demonstrates the ability to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Demonstrates the skills to provide the highest level of customer service with patience and knowledge of the Provider 50 Department to clients and families.
- Demonstrates the ability to make professional decisions.
- Attends work regularly at assigned work hours subject to lawful leave rights and responsibilities.
- Ability to stand, bend, stoop, sit, lift, reach, communicate (vision, hearing, and speech), carry, or convey sufficient weight to safely and effectively carry out functions, duties, and responsibilities.
- Ability to independently ambulate in and around work locations.
- Ability to travel to and from assigned work locations without employer support.
- Ability to exhibit good manual dexterity to effectively carry out function, duties, and responsibilities.
- Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person at normal volumes.
- Vision adequate to read correspondence, computer screen, forms, etc.
Authority:The Behavioral Specialist (PhD) will have the authority to perform all functions listed below in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Functions/Duties/Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function/duty/responsibility at acceptable standards. In accordance with both state and/or federal law, reasonable accommodations will be considered upon employee request.
- Reviews and analyzes client behavior for the development of a client behavior management program.
- Monitors clients in the area of behavioral management.
- Coordinates resources to enhance the well being of the client and overall family functioning.
- Assists in problem solving when conflicts arise over behavioral paradigms in other involved systems.
- Troubleshoot with the team when behavioral interventions are seen as ineffective for the client or family.
- Makes quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions.
- Possesses high level of comfort in working with primary care medical providers using a consultative style.
- Works through brief client contacts, including via telephone and teleconferencing.
- Designs and implements clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected mental and behavioral conditions.
- Works with grace under pressure.
- Works in a team to share responsibilities and duties.
- Resolves interpersonal conflict in a straightforward and timely manner.
- Sets priorities, is organized, and is a self-starter.
- Ability to be friendly, empathic, and an adept communicator.
- Treats both staff and clients and families with respect.
- Works effectively as a team, interfacing with clients, consulting psychiatrist, and mental health specialists, as well as with administrative and support staff.
- Exercises balanced judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, and to handle difficult or confrontational situations in a calm, consistent, and equitable manner.
- Effectively represents CLIU’s interest in the community and maintains effective working relationships among coworkers, public, private, and professional groups.
- Develops a 24-hour crisis plan.
- Understands CLIU and/or departmental procedures and guidelines, as demonstrated by accurate application of procedures and guidelines.
- Collaborates with the Mobile Therapist and Therapeutic Staff Support Worker to monitor effectiveness of treatment plans.
- Participates in interagency service and planning meetings to ensure consistency in all treatment settings.
- Completes appropriate paper work and documentation as required.
- Performs other duties as assigned, as assigned by the Supervisor of Behavioral Health Services and/or designee.