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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Social Services Coordinator - Behavioral Health



Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Job Description

For LCSW/LCPC's with 1 or more years of experience - External Applicants Only

*Sign on bonus - $15,000 and $5,000 relocation (greater than 100 miles) or $2,500 (greater than 50 miles)

*Free Health Insurance for the rest of the year

To provide clinical orientation and ongoing clinical supervision to masters' prepared clinicians, bachelor degree associates (MHA's) and interns in the Behavioral Health service line.

Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Illinois upon hire or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) Illinois upon hire.

5-7 years� experience with clinical work

Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English. Basic computer knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email, and web browser. Multicultural sensitivity Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions. Advanced reading, writing and oral skills Ability to utilize PC including, basic elements of Windows environment, keyboarding, work with mouse, and perform basic computer tasks with instruction.

  • Assists in the professional development of Mental Health Clinicians by providing clinical supervision to clinicians/counselors and orientation to new clinicians/counselors.* Ensures clinical quality by providing clinical supervision on a regular basis for all Mental Health Clinicians and maintaining supervisory notes* Serves as expert resource on clinical issues and is available for urgent consultation for clinical issues* Observes/monitors individual, family and group therapy sessions and discharge planning for each clinician on a regular basis, providing feedback on performance* Assists in medical record reviews and discusses clinical issues with Clinician as identified from the reviews/audits* Assures Clinicians' compliance with regulatory and professional standards* Participates in clinical staffings with the interprofessional team, modeling appropriate clinical presentation of cases* Collaborates with Managers regarding Clinician performance, including any employee discipline in which clinical issues are involved* Provides feedback to Managers for Clinicians' annual performance evaluations* Assists Managers in orienting new employees (clinicians); assures orientation checklist is completed and keeps Manager apprised of progress* Assists in the annual review and revision of orientation package* Works with manager to assure that orientation schedule is meeting the needs of the orientee* Assists Executive Director, Managers and Clinical Nurse Educator in the development of annual competencies and educational offerings focused on Evidence Based Practices
  • Ensures quality services are provided by assisting in performance improvement activities for the Behavioral Health Service Line.* Participates in performance improvement teams to address issues impacting clinical quality* Participates in policy/procedure committees; provides input to ensure best practices and compliance with regulatory standards* Maintains knowledge of current Evidence Based Practices to ensure policies/procedures support such* Assists in data collection and analysis for quality improvement purposes in a timely and thorough manner* Demonstrates initiative in the identification of opportunities for improvement as well as the implementation of countermeasures to improve services* Actively participates in goal planning, service line performance evaluation (dashboard), etc as a member
  • Manages clinical internships for Bachelor's level and Masters level interns in social work and psychology.* Works with college/university faculty to ensure a quality clinical experience that meets the interns' educational requirements* Recruits intern candidates and determines appropriate clinical sites in collaboration with program managers and university faculty advisors* Provides clinical supervision for interns* Works with managers to ensure intern's high performance and strong clinical experience is maintained* Maintains ongoing communication with faculty, providing feedback on intern performance; completes evaluations of interns meeting established due dates
  • Collaborates with community providers in the planning and implementation of clinical programming* Works with various institutions of higher learning to provide feedback on educational needs for future staff* Participates in various community committees that address behavioral health needs (new programming, revised processes) in the community; shares information with the Executive Director* Assists the Executive Director and others as requested in developing/improving clinical components of the service line as identified by internal feedback (physicians, executives, other units, BH staff and managers, etc) and external feedback from various community providers, agencies and schools* Serves as a Service Line liaison with schools and various community providers* Uses creativity and patient advocacy in assisting with the planning and implementation of new programs within the Service Line* Actively participates