Mental Health Systems, Inc.

  • Program Supervisor

    Job Locations US-CA-ESCONDIDO
    Req No.
    2018-3183
    Category
    Management
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Program/Department Description

    Strength Based Case Management North provides a wide range of services to assist individuals who suffer from a major mental illness or co-occurring disorders. We provide assistance and care coordination from evaluation to discharge planning. Our recovery centered services provide ongoing interventions, which focus on resolving problems through psychosocial rehabilitation and resource management.

    We know people with mental illness can recover and we strive to instill hope and empower those we serve to succeed. Our services are focused on each client’s strengths, which we help them build on to achieve their goals.

     

    Company Description

    Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms with the values highlighted on the cover of this directory. Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention.

    MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees. MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, an MHS funded profit sharing plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status; see MHS Employee Handbook for full details. Eligible part-time employees will receive benefits on a prorated basis.

    Position Description

    The Program Supervisor is a mental health professional who serves in a supervisory role within the treatment team. He or she provides assessments, creates and revises treatment plans, develops and coordinates care among the disciplines, and provides treatment and rehabilitation services to clients.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provides case management for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring activities of the treatment team, carries a small caseload.
    • Develops, evaluates, and implements treatment goals and plans in conjunction with the treatment team.
    • Provides individual supportive therapy and symptom management. Performs psychosocial assessments.
    • Coordinates the full range of client’s needs. Provides brokerage, linkage and advocacy to ensure resources and services are accessed in a timely manner, providing community based services in client’s residence as needed.
    • Conducts individual and group counseling including crisis intervention, and oversees psychoeducational group schedule.
    • Complies with all charting and documentation requirements per contract, funding agency, and MHS policy.
    • Collaborates with Public Conservator as needed on behalf of clients.
    • Prepares critical care issues for discussion during supervision and treatment team meetings.
    • Provides on-call and after-hours services as required by contract.
    • Provides leadership to clinical team consistent with intentional care standards, Title 9 regulations, San Diego County regulations, and MHS Inc. clinical pillars. Is responsible for the overall supervision of staff, including performance evaluations, scheduling and payroll, in consultation with the Program Manager.
    • Co-Facilitates weekly staff meetings.
    • Reviews medical records for accuracy and staff training.
    • Maintains a daily log of client contacts.
    • Assists in Quality Assurance accuracy and Utilization Management.
    • Collects necessary client demographic data and enters it on the MHS Treatment Team Services Data Collection Form.
    • Provides information about the program to community agencies connected to the mental health services system in order to educate them about the program.

    Education/Experience Requirements

    • Master’s degree in a behavioral science
    • At least three years’ experience providing clinical services to individuals with mental illness
    • Licensed, or license eligible preferred

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