Job: JERP-Diversion Clinician

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Jobing Description


To provide clinical services to Diversion and Transition Offenders with the John Eachon Re-Entry Program as deemed appropriate by the guidelines of accepted clinical practice. Individual, group and Evidence Based Practices will be provided to assigned caseload and coordination of care with the inter-agency team of Jefferson Center and Intervention Community Correction Services.

Job Specific Competencies/Duties:

  • Provide clinical services including assessment/intake, service planning, individual, group and crisis management for consumers
  • Provide clinical interventions and Evidence Based Practice models (IDDT, CBT) to assigned caseload in individual and group format
  • Work as part of inter-agency and interdisciplinary team to review referrals, develop/provide treatment for each JERP consumer
  • Collaboration with consumers, family members, and significant others in identifying strengths/needs in developing personal treatment goals
  • Work with consumer and family/support system for appropriate service delivery
  • Exhibit enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility, and spirit of cooperation in the work environment
  • Submit 90% of all Progress-to-Date forms within 3 working days (team specific)
  • Complete 95% of all paperwork by the due date
  • Provide assistance in developing community-based resources for social, vocational, and leisure skills
  • Maintain communication and links with other Jefferson Center programs e.g. Access, Inpatient, Outpatient, Intensive, Residential and Navigation
  • Ongoing monitoring of assigned caseload, assessment of symptoms to prevent relapse, and follow-up with respite services as needed
  • Coordination for emergency services when clinically indicated/medically necessary; risk/lethality assessment (including inpatient admission)
  • Resource acquisition and assistance with application for benefits and entitlements in collaboration with Benefits/Navigation Team
  • Assist consumers with basic needs such as housing, food, clothing, medical and dental care, legal, vocational, and psychiatric services
  • Participate in team meetings, clinical staffings, and clinical consultation as scheduled
  • Participate in Evidence Based Practices on the team and in the Center (i.e.: IDDT, DBT, CBT, psycho-education, etc.)
  • Utilize clinical practice guidelines, Center and State Office of Mental Health standards for appropriate service delivery
  • Supervision of staff working on licensure and/or graduate school internship as assigned
  • Trains/mentors new hires for Intensive Services Network/JERP/CJ-MH as assigned
  • Provides peer consultation and leadership to support clinical/professional growth of non-licensed staff
  • Community presentations and marketing of the JERP program to potential referral and/or support agencies

    Other Duties (Professional Growth/Development/Community/Relationships & Productivity Performance Measures):

  • Attend mandatory in-services, compliance with individualized training plan as required
  • Participate in supervision by coming prepared with an agenda. Report high risk/problem cases, and utilize a problem solving approach/utilize feedback
  • Use language and behavior to promote dignity/respect with consumers, Center staff and external customers
  • Continually strives for self-improvement and is motivated to learn new skills to benefit consumer and Center
  • Attend supervision at times and intervals agreed upon with supervisor.
  • Satisfactorily complete 90% of peer review charts needing corrections within 14 calendar days (only areas for which staff is responsible)
  • Ensure that fee collections meet the team goal as determined by Network Director
  • Complete 95% of case closing within 90 days after last contact, 210 days for "Meds Only"
  • Meet required number of consumer service hours as determined by Network Director and/or Clinical Manager
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relations with consumers, peers, subordinates, upper management, visitors and the general public
  • Demonstrates cultural competency/awareness/skills in working with diverse caseload and utilizes Center resources/trainings as needed
  • Effectively respond to client/consumer needs and problems, initiate and maintain positive interactions, timely response to phone calls, pages, email, etc
  • Work cooperatively with other community agencies, as appropriate, and in agreement with supervisor.
  • Volunteer to work on Center committees
  • Skills / Requirements

    Masters Degree with 2 years post degree experience

    License preferred

    CAC Licensure preferred but not required

    Bi-lingual preferred but not required

    Colorado Drivers License and Current Motor Vehicle Report Required

    Important Notes

    For consideration, submit a cover letter and your resume online today.Please fill out the form below.

    Jefferson Center values diversity and encourages people from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds to apply. JEFFERSON CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH, is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V and a TOBACCO FREE AGENCY.


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