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CST Lead

Company: Amara Wellness
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT US Amara Wellness is a for-profit corporation that provides community-based services to individuals with developmental and physical disabilities, severe mental illness, emotional disturbance, or chronic substance use disorder. The company aims to empower individuals to drive their own recovery, achieve their goals, and increase self-sufficiency to live successfully within their community. Amara Wellness seeks to grow in areas of service where there is an expressed need, promote independence and interdependence for individuals, and encourage participation in one's own recovery through education and example. Join the Team at Amara Wellness to make a difference in a Community where Everyone Matters! ABOUT THE POSITION The primary role of this licensed position is to provide clinical oversight and implementation of the enhanced service community-based service Community Support Team. This position requires strong clinical and administrative skills for the daily operations which entails providing supervision to a team of specialized members, providing some direct care, and completing administrative tasks for the overall success for delivery of services and agency advancement. Position requires flexibility in work hours for providing direct care in various settings which primarily include in the community. This positions required services are implemented following the guidelines of the Medicaid Clinical Coverage Policies, adhering to agency accrediting entity (CARF), and agency standards for outcome performance.

  • Drives the delivery of services based on the principles and philosophies of the recovery model
  • Ensure and assist with On-call after hours services to all Community Support Team participants
  • Develop and implement behavioral interventions such as modeling, behavior modification, behavior rehearsal
  • Designates the appropriate team staff so that specialized clinical expertise is applied as clinically indicated for each beneficiary
  • Conducts the initial participant intakes and submission of required documents for the start of services
  • Provides clinical expertise and guidance to the Community Support Team members in the delivery of the team's interventions -
  • Provides the clinical supervision of all members of the team as outline by Clinical Coverage Policy 8A-6. Individual supervision plan is required for all Community Support Team members
  • Reviews and determines team caseload by the level of acuity and the needs of each participant
  • Facilitates weekly Community Support Team meetings for team members
  • Monitors and evaluates the services, interventions, and activities provided by the team
  • Completes functional needs assessment(s) to determine the scope and anticipated - outcomes for each participant
  • Ensures the Implementation of evidence-based treatment components such as Cognitive Behavioral Techniques, Illness Management and Recovery etc. -
  • Monitors and ensures case management services are provided by the team to each participant
  • Ensures regular communication with MCO Care Coordinators, Court Representatives, natural supports etc., by team members and as a representative of Amara Wellness
  • Ensures person-centered planning process with all participants, which includes ongoing, team implementation, evaluation, and revising overall recovery goal(s)/plan(s) with the participant and their treatment team.
  • Facilitating weekly Community Support Team Meetings as evident by set agenda and signed attendees' sheet.
  • Implement, monitor, and follow all health and safety procedures set forth by the state, county, and agency standards for Flu season, COVID-19 etc., for ensuring health and safety
  • Continues to follow and implement the NC Division of Medical Assistance Clinical Coverage Policy: 8A-6 for Community Support Services as outlined
  • Completing all other assigned clinical-administrative tasks within the scope of practice.
    WORK/ CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS A licensed clinician (Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Psychological Associate, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate, Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate or Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) according to the following:
    • Have at least one-year experience with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required by the population and age to be served. -
      • Team Lead shall meet the requirements specified for licensed clinician, according to 10A NCAC 27G. 0104. -
      • An associate level licensed clinician actively seeking licensure may serve as the Team Lead conditional upon being fully licensed within 30-calendar months from the effective date of hire. SALARY AND BENEFITS $55,000 Annually -
        • Health insurance
        • Dental Insurance
        • Vision insurance
        • Flexible schedule
        • PTO
        • 401K
        • Training & Development Opportunities * EEO Statement Amara Wellness Services is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by law or regulation. We intend that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity, and that selection decisions be based upon job-related factors.
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