Mental Health Clinician, Lanham Walk In Urgent Care, Full-Time
Company: Luminis Health
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Mental Health Clinician- Full-time Days ($7,500 Sign-on Bonus)
Lanham Walk In Urgent Care
The Licensed Clinician will work in tandem with the primary care
team and is responsible for providing brief intervention and
consultation to patients in an outpatient setting.
Services to include: crisis intervention; monitoring mental health
referrals to patients with higher behavioral health needs;
coordinating care for complex patients with mental and physical
health conditions; acting as a consultant and resource to members
of the care team on effective interventions with patients with
chronic illnesses and mental health diagnoses; assisting with staff
training as needed; functioning as chronic care self-management
support expert; meeting minimum documentation requirements for all
services rendered in a timely manner; and ensuring data is
collected as appropriate.
Essential Job Duties:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Patient Care Management/Documentation - Work collaboratively
with physician and/or mental health provider of record to provide
comprehensive mental health services to patients across the age
- Develop and implement individualized treatment plans based on
clinical experience and knowledge. Maintain a customer-oriented
approach to meeting patient needs in an expedient manner, involving
the family in the plan of care as appropriate. Maintain
confidentiality and patient privacy. Document care provided;
meeting standards for chart reviews. Adhere to call practice
- Consultation and Referral - Seek consultations as appropriate,
act as a consultant as requested. Perform comprehensive assessments
and refer patients for further care and services within the health
system and/or the community.
- Patient Education - Utilize teaching learning theory with
patients and their families to influence patient outcomes. Identify
learning needs of various populations and contribute to the
development of educational programs to meet those needs.
- Clinical - Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders,
such as anxiety and depression. Provide comprehensive, short-term
care for patients with acute mental and emotional disorders.
Provide comprehensive, short-term care for patients with chronic
mental and emotional disorders that are awaiting long-term
service(s). Coordinate treatment with other professionals, such as
psychiatrists and social workers. Refer clients to other resources
or services in the community, such as support groups and recovery
groups. Develop a comprehensive discharge plan that incorporates
external supports and services when indicated.
- Maintain open dialogue with onsite primary care providers,
while protecting patient privacy.
- Evaluation - Assess patients for risk of suicidal and/or
homicidal thoughts or behaviors. Interviews patients and family
members to determine nature and degree of problems and arranges, as
necessary, medical or psychiatric examinations to help identify
problems pertinent to diagnosis and treatment. Evaluate the
effectiveness of the counseling program on clients progress in
resolving identified problems and moving towards defined
- Evaluate case situations and presents information to other
members of the health care team on clients, clients families, and
social backgrounds pertinent to the diagnosis and
- Customer Service - Ensures that all aspects of customer service
responsibilities are maintained by discussing account balances,
collecting on such balances. If necessary act as a liaison with
collection agencies and advocacy agencies
- Cash Control - Control all monies in safe and prepare deposits
for pick up by Federal Armor on a daily basis. receives payment on
accounts and prepares journal.
- Master's Degree Clinical
- Five (5) years of related clinical counseling experience.
- Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Certified
Social Worker Clinical (LCSW-C ) from the Maryland Board of Social
Work Examiners or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC )
from the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors.
Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:
There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position
will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Physical Demands -
Light work - -Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible
amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm
and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that
for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is
rated for light work.
The physical demands and work environment that have been described
are representative of those an employee encounters while performing
the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions in accordance with the Americans with
The above job description is an overview of the functions and
requirements for this position. - This document is not intended to
be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of
this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed
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