TFFC Clinician

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/20/2018

Address

Auburn
New York
United States

Description

JOB OBJECTIVE: Coordinates treatment planning and delivery for all program youth and families. Strives to build a partnership between the youth, foster family and discharge resource. Provides individual and family therapy to assigned youth and their families. Clinicians take a leadership role within a multidisciplinary team. Maintain professionalism in all areas including confidentiality.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s Degree in social work or related field. LCSW, LMHC, LMSW - Licensure required
  • Possess the knowledge, attitude, and skills needed to appreciate and encourage diversity.
  • Adhere to agency competencies
  • Experience using a trauma informed treatment model.
  • Experience providing home-based services preferred
  • Experience treating families, children, and adolescents.
  • Ability to complete clinical case documentation and treatment planning.
  • Experience completing comprehensive mental health assessments and treatment plans.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License.
  • Vehicle required: Must be safe and dependable. State law mandates that one’s personal automobile insurance is directly responsible in any vehicle accident. Cayuga Centers vehicle insurance can legally only supplement damages collected by the other party which exceeds one’s insurance coverage.
  • Cayuga Centers advises that he/she let his/her insurance company know if he/she uses his/her vehicle for agency business.
  • Mileage, tolls, & parking are reimbursed through agency payroll.

 

HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt

  • Flexible schedule to meet program needs including evenings and weekends as needed; regular hours 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday through Friday
  • Participate in on-call rotation and availability to respond in person as needed.


FUNCTIONS:

  • Complete all required clinical sessions as well as documentation (case notes, treatment plans, mental health assessments, etc.) on time
  • Provide weekly individual therapy to program youth and bi-weekly family therapy to program youth’s family using TFFC treatment model which includes Trauma Systems Therapy
  • Complete biopsychosocial assessments, mental health assessments, Trauma Systems Therapy treatment plans, and participates in completion of FASP’s for program youth through the State Connections System.
  • Participate in 24 hour on-call availability on a rotating basis.
  • Participate in weekly clinical team meetings
  • Provide record keeping and documentation for all clinical activities (case documentation)
  • Support the youth’s adjustment to foster care.
  • Provide training to foster parents as needed.
  • Works in collaboration with the psychiatric nurse practitioner.
  • Coordinate Treatment based services/supports including school, County Case Workers, Probation, Court, CHAD, and home visits, medical care, as well as other ancillary services.
  • Respond in a positive and respectful manner to diversity, among the agency’s service population and staff.
  • Attend required training.
  • Adhere to professional code of ethics (example: NASW Code of Ethics).
  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily. These essential job functions dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by your immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer.

Benefits

As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree


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