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Mental Health Professional - Jefferson - Psychiatry - Full Time

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny Clinic
  • Tech
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

The Mental Health Professional will provide clinical treatment services to the targeted populations. This is an outpatient treatment program designed to service patients with a mental health diagnosis who meet dimensions for outpatient and/or partial hospitalization treatment criteria.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates a treatment plan for physicians that includes an effective continuum of therapeutic, supportive and other services for the patients with a variety of needs and diagnoses serviced by the program. (40%)
  • Discusses need for additional services with the clinical team to determine appropriateness of recommendations. Refers patients to other levels of care, community based self-help programs for recovery or other community social or human services as needed. (10%)
  • Documents all assessments, treatment sessions, contacts, case management and other work done on behalf of patients according to  institute and regulatory guidelines. (10%)
  • Participates in the quality assurance and performance improvement activities of the program. (5%)
  • Track when BH Treatment Plans are due for an update and inform the physician. (10%)
  • Acts as a liaison, both internally and externally, to professional services to ensure patient care requirements are met. Participates in external and internal meetings as assigned. (5%)
  • Conducts assessments of new patients using the identified format for documentation and clinical decisions regarding treatment, interventions and referrals, as instructed. Implements, improves, and adapts concepts, models, and constructs of treatment for application in service delivery to patients. (20%)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Education (School Counseling), or related field

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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