COMPANY: Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was established over 30 years ago to provide mental health and substance abuse services. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities impacted by substance abuse and behavioral health disorders. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms to the MHS core values.
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. Benefit eligibility is contingent upon employment status; see MHS Employee Handbook for full details. Eligibility for employment with MHS requires satisfactory criminal background clearance including conviction records.
POSITION PURPOSE: The Older Adult Lead clinician provides intervention for clients 60 years or older who have depression or dysthymic disorder that meet the medical necessity criteria for Title 9. Treatment is based on the evidence based practice IMPACT (Improving Mood-Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment) model of service. The intervention is a one year, collaborative care approach that helps primary care physicians and mental health providers collaborate effectively to treat depression.
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