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Behavioral Tech II

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare –Spring Harbor Hospital

1 East

D/E/N/WE

Per Diem

Spring Harbor Hospital is seeking experienced Behavioral Techs to join the multidisciplinary team of our Developmental Disorders Program.  This unique and growing program, one of just a few in the country, provides psychiatric and behavioral treatment to children and adolescents (5 – 20 years old) with co-occurring developmental and psychiatric disorders.  Our treatment team includes a psychiatrist, a behavioral psychologist, a physician’s assistant, psychiatric nurses, social workers, a discharge planner, behavioral technicians, a speech pathologist, occupational therapists, and special education professionals. Working as a team, these professionals provide an array of therapies, healthcare, and education to patients and their families that are grounded in the values of dignity, respect, compassion, and excellence.

 

Behavioral Techs contribute to the successful delivery of patient care by maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu.  Behavioral Techs assist in the collection and documentation of data and implement individualized behavioral plans for their patients.  This role also provides ongoing feedback to the treatment team regarding the patient’s response to their individualized plan.

 

1 – 3 years of experience in field or related field

Knowledge of basic ABA principles desirable

Knowledge of alternative communication techniques such as PECS desirable

 

Bachelors degree in Psychology or related field preferred

3/5/14

Admissions RN

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare –Spring Harbor Hospital

Admissions

D/E/N/WE

Per Diem

The Admissions Nurse assesses patients for the appropriate level of care and programming. This position is responsible for interfacing with the community providers, collecting patient data, medical information, and identifies criteria for level of care, making referrals for alternative care when indicated. The Admissions Nurse works collaboratively with hospital staff to determine placement, arrange for accommodation for patients with physical challenges and works with insurance agencies to obtain authorizations for care.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum of 2 years experience in behavioral healthcare nursing, at lease one of which is in an inpatient facility required. ANA certification as an RN-C, or CS desired.

Education Requirements

Degree in nursing from an accredited institution, Masters degree in Nursing preferred. Licensure in the State of Maine as a Registered Nurse.

11/19/14

Clinical Support Assistant

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare – Spring Harbor Hospital

2 East

E

FT, 40 Hrs

Spring Harbor Hospital is seeking a Clinical Support Assistant! The Clinical Support Assistant provides support to the Nurse Manager, House Supervisor and Unit staff under the direction of the Nurse Manager on the evening shift. This position is also responsible for the clerical units at the nurses’ station, dietary supply, office supply, and safety equipment orders, along with being the administrative assistant for the medical director of that unit.   

Essential Functions

 

  • Provide administrative support to the unit, nursing and clinical staff
  • Gather information regarding patient acuity, number and type of consults and other escorting needs
  • Assist with the transfer paper work and arranges ambulance for transport when necessary
  • Assess the need for supplies and equipment for safe and effective patient care including orders for dietary supplies, medical supplies, nutrition, office supplies and printing and communicates this information to the Clinical Support Coordinator
  • Transcribe written orders under the direction of the RN and performs unit typing requests as needed
  • Remain calm, reassuring and able to provide direction during emergency situations or stat requests
  • Input accurate information into Meditech (e.g. discharges, transfers, visitors list, change of status, social workers, allergies, labs, diet, psych testing request); monitor room accommodations, verify bed rosters, and print NorDx reports
  • Plan for and maintain adequate support services for the unit: photocopies, faxes, EKG machine supplies, check refrigerator temperature, print daily forms for each patient and verify the bed roster and mismatch reports
  • Maintain patient confidentiality in records and conversations
  • Maintain patients’ charts in sequential order, files reports, test results, assessment in an accurate and timely manager
  • Monitor charts for signatures and completion and tags accordingly
  • Break down & prepares charts upon patient’s discharge for Health Information Management
  • Update Communication Book for the department; notifies and reminds employees on a regular basis
  • Verifies placement of photographs in 4 locations for every new admission (notify Patient Services if not in the specified locations)
  • Assist unit/social workers in setting up the Video Relay Interpreting Services
  • Arrange interrupters for patients who do not speak English
  • Assist social workers by sending all necessary materials needed for admissions to the Partial/Outpatients programs in a timely manner
  • Effectively assist the Program Manager (or his/her designee) in the provision of patient care
  • Create and maintain an office organizational system that ensure the efficient and timely flow of work
  • Operate common office equipment including the computer, fax machine, transcription and other office equipment to prepare reports and other documents
  • Perform receptionist duties, act as an information resource, and maintain the communication systems
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Certified Health Unit Coordinator preferred
  • Administrative assistant experience in a health care setting preferred
  • Organizational abilities, computer knowledge, strong communication skills, willingness to learn new programs, adhere to strict confidentiality standards consistent with Spring Harbor Hospital

10/22/14

Charge RN

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare – Spring Harbor Hospital

2 East

N

FT, 36 Hrs

Spring Harbor Hospital is seeking a full-time Charge RN to join our multidisciplinary team working on the Adult Unit. The Charge Nurse assists the Nurse Manager in the coordination, supervision and management of employees and patient care activities of the Unit. Charge Nurse supervises clinical staff in the implementation of treatment plans and provides ongoing assessment and direction to maintain a safe and therapeutic milieu. The Charge Nurse assesses plans and delivers staff training as necessary, evaluates staff performance and participates in disciplinary process when necessary.

 

This is a FT 36 night position.

 

Must hold a current Maine License. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate leadership and management skills; expertise in clinical practice and judgment; and effective communication skills. Previous experience working in a psychiatric, dually diagnostic setting is preferred.

 

BSN preferred RNC desirable

Minimum 2 years psychiatric nursing experience or comparable experience

8/13/14

Environmental Services Tech

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare – Spring Harbor Hospital

EVS

D/WE

FT, 40 Hrs

The Environmental Services Technicians perform cleaning functions throughout Spring Harbor Hospital as directed and support staff in maintaining a clean and healthful environment. Maintain, operate equipment safely as directed.

 

40 hours per week; days, weekend shifts

 

Must be flexible and willing to be a team player. Previous experience preferred.

 

High School diploma or GED required

8/13/14

Manager of HIM Operations

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

HIM

D

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is currently seeking a Manager of Health Information Management Operations! The Manager of Health Information Management Operations oversees the department in the following functional areas: chart assembly, chart analysis, transcription quality, record deficiency, release of information, document imaging, data collection and reporting, and coding. This individual is responsible for supervising and evaluating the staff and, in collaboration with the Director, is responsible for hiring, disciplining and terminations. The Manager serves as a liaison between the Director and the hospital staff. The Manager also participates in committee activity as directed by the Director. This individual is responsible for the operation of the HIM Committee and conducts the HIM portion of the new employee orientation. The Manager assists the Director with privacy concerns/issues as needed.

Essential Functions

  • Manage departmental services consistent with MBH’s mission, vision and values as well as the organizational objectives
  • Maintain the physical environment by monitoring personnel and equipment within the space available
  • Ensure the HIM department is staffed with qualified personnel, sufficiently trained to perform the departmental functions
  • Encourage the professional growth of all department staff members through the recommendation of in-service programs and outside education opportunities
  • Work as a liaison with other departments to assist in the design of forms that are incorporated into the medical record
  • Participate in internal and external meetings which have impact on HIM as assigned by the Director
  • Participate in the training of in-services and educational needs
  • Oversee all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation, maintenance of and adherence to the hospital’s policies and procedures covering the privacy of, and access to, protected health information in compliance with federal and state laws and the hospital’s privacy practices

 

  • Associates degree or higher in HIM is required, relevant equivalent experience considered
  • 3+ years of experience in a supervisory role
  • RHIA, RHIT, or eligible to write the RHIA/RHIT examination at the time of hire
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in functional areas of HIM
  • Prior experience with Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations , (TJC) surveys strong preferred
  • Experience in ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 professional coding preferred

 

8/13/14

House Float Tech II

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare – Spring Harbor Hospital

Clinical Services

D/E/WE

PT, 30 Hrs

Spring Harbor Hospital is seeking a House Float Psych Tech II! The House Float Psych Tech II contributes to the achievement of quality care and patient outcomes by maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu. To accomplish this goal, the House Float Psych Tech II provides care and emotional support to patients as assigned. He/She will be assigned to different departments depending on staffing needs. He/She may also assist with the collection and documentation of data and in cooperation with the treatment team members, implements individualized treatment plans.          

Essential Functions

  • Perform checks and document on patient’s record in accordance with hospital policies
  • Run milieu based community groups and leisure/recreation groups
  • Assist or co-lead treatment groups
  • Observe and respond to codes and follow code leader’s direction
  • Perform patient and patient’s belongings searches
  • Understand the contraband list in accordance with hospital policy
  • Take an active role in participating in and supporting a therapeutic and safe milieu
  • Develop a working knowledge of therapeutic interventions and interactions
  • Observe patient’s behaviors and communicate to the charge nurse
  • Work with the treatment team in the collection of pertinent data to assist in the development of individualized behavioral plans
  • Implement the behavioral plan developed specifically for the developmentally challenged patient in accordance with Doctor’s orders
  • Assist patients with Daily Living Skills as directed by an RN and provide feedback to RN on patient’s ADL performance
  • Responsible for the administration and teaching of ADLs as assigned
  • Basic knowledge of sensory equipment use and how to provide successful sensory integration to patients as indicated by their sensory menu and needs assessment in accordance with Occupational Therapy direction and Doctors orders
  • Understand and utilize the hand overhand prompts as indicated by the behavioral plan
  • Understand and utilize the helping tools (coping card, helping board, etc.) as indicated in the behavioral plan
  • Basic knowledge of alternative communication techniques including PECs and basic sign language in accordance with Speech Therapy direction and Doctor’s orders
  • Provide ongoing feedback to members of the treatment team regarding the patient’s response to the behavioral plan via check sheets, the dashboard, and other mechanisms
  • Utilize and update the visual schedule for all activities during time with patient
  • Use tokens and earning systems following the patient’s treatment plan as directed
  • Understand patient’s observation status and freedom of movement
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of Unit and hospital based trainings
  • Consistently apply and support hospital Core Values
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and explore the purpose of various committees and participate if interested
  • Use constructive and respectful communication skills
  • Appropriately and professionally demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of verbal and physical boundaries
  • Attend staff meetings or review minutes
  • Perform all scheduled cleaning tasks and environmental rounds as assigned
  • Implement sensory schedules as indicated by behavioral plan
  • Understand how to retrieve information from the dashboard in order to remain current on patients’ plans and safety parameters
  • Observe patients and communicate to manager in accordance with hospital policies and Doctors’ orders
  • Must be able to demonstrate annually full competency in seclusion and restraint skills
  • Participate in all required training and show competency at different performance levels
  • Appropriately and professionally demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of verbal and physical boundaries
  • Trained and competent in performing EKGs
  • Take initiative to consult with multidisciplinary team members as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

 

  • High School diploma and equivalent experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology preferred
  • 1+ years of experience and/or coursework in a social services related field required
  • Demonstrates a proficiency in all aspects at the entry level position
  • Must be able to annually demonstrate competency in seclusion and restraint training

10/15/14

House Supervisor

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare –Spring Harbor Hospital

Clinical Services

D/E/N/WE

Per Diem

The House Supervisor at Spring Harbor Hospital assumes the clinical and administrative responsibilities for the hospital during specific assigned hours.  As the senior manager on duty, the House Supervisor allocates resources of the hospital and directs the care of patients as an extension of the senior executive staff and safety officer and in a manner consistent with the hospital mission, strategic plans and philosophy.

 

Professional Requirements:  Licensed as a registered professional nurse by the Maine State Board of Nursing; BSN in Nursing preferred; 5+ yrs of acute care psychiatric nursing and 1 year of medical/surgical nursing experience preferred; ANA certification as an RNC desirable.

 

Must be available for flexible shifts: days, evenings, night and weekends

4/2/14

Primary Care NP/PA (Weekend Coverage)

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare – Spring Harbor Hospital

Med Staff

WE

Per Diem

Primary Care Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

 

Spring Harbor Hospital, the region's most comprehensive nonprofit provider of inpatient psychiatric treatment, research, and physician-training programs is seeking a per diem/weekend Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our team.

 

The clinician will provide Primary Care to patients at Spring Harbor Hospital as assigned. Applicants should have keen interpersonal and clinical skills and enjoy working in a collaborative treatment setting.

 

This is a per diem/weekend position.

 

2+ years of patient care in community mental health center or hospital setting preferred

 

Current and valid license by either the Maine State Board of Nursing or Maine State Board of Osteopathic licensure

 

Advanced skill and knowledge in conducting psychiatric evaluations and treating patients

 

Physician Assistant: Associate or Bachelor's degree in science and Physician Assistant Competency training

 

Nurse Practitioner: Master's degree with an advanced knowledge of nursing theory and practice, additional medical training required

5/14/14

Psych Tech II

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare –Spring Harbor Hospital

2 East

E/WE

FT, 40 Hrs

Spring Harbor Hospital, a member of Southern Maine’s premier integrated psychiatric network, is currently accepting applications for a Psych Tech II position, to join our multi-disciplinary team at Spring Harbor Hospital. The Psych Tech plays an integral role on the team working directly with our patient population. Psych Techs provide structure, emotional support and general care to patients under the direction of the Charge Nurse. Duties include facilitating patient group activities, reinforcing treatment plan goals, and maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment.

 

Ideal candidates would be individuals with previous experience working in a psychiatric setting.

 

High School diploma or GED required

 

Bachelors degree in Psychology, Social Services or related field preferred

10/22/14

Psych Tech II

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare –Spring Harbor Hospital

2 West

E/WE

PT, 28 Hrs

Spring Harbor Hospital, a member of Southern Maine’s premier integrated psychiatric network, is currently accepting applications for a Psych Tech II position, to join our multi-disciplinary team at Spring Harbor Hospital. The Psych Tech plays an integral role on the team working directly with our patient population. Psych Techs provide structure, emotional support and general care to patients under the direction of the Charge Nurse. Duties include facilitating patient group activities, reinforcing treatment plan goals, and maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment.

 

Ideal candidates would be individuals with previous experience working in a psychiatric setting.

 

High School diploma or GED required

 

Bachelors degree in Psychology, Social Services or related field preferred

11/19/14

Psych Tech II – Adult Services

(2 Positions)

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare –Spring Harbor Hospital

2 East/2 West

D/E/WE

PT, 24 Hrs

Spring Harbor Hospital, a member of Southern Maine’s premier integrated psychiatric network, is currently accepting applications for a Psych Tech II position, to join our multi-disciplinary team at Spring Harbor Hospital. The Psych Tech plays an integral role on the team working directly with our patient population. Psych Techs provide structure, emotional support and general care to patients under the direction of the Charge Nurse. Duties include facilitating patient group activities, reinforcing treatment plan goals, and maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment.

 

Ideal candidates would be individuals with previous experience working in a psychiatric setting.

 

High School diploma or GED required

 

Bachelors degree in Psychology, Social Services or related field preferred

10/22/14

Psych Tech II

 

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare –Spring Harbor Hospital

2 West

E/WE

PT, 20 Hrs

Spring Harbor Hospital, a member of Southern Maine’s premier integrated psychiatric network, is currently accepting applications for a Psych Tech II position, to join our multi-disciplinary team at Spring Harbor Hospital. The Psych Tech plays an integral role on the team working directly with our patient population. Psych Techs provide structure, emotional support and general care to patients under the direction of the Charge Nurse. Duties include facilitating patient group activities, reinforcing treatment plan goals, and maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment.

 

Ideal candidates would be individuals with previous experience working in a psychiatric setting.

 

High School diploma or GED required

 

Bachelors degree in Psychology, Social Services or related field preferred

11/5/14

Psych Tech II

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare –Spring Harbor Hospital

2 West

E/WE

PT, 24 Hrs

Spring Harbor Hospital, a member of Southern Maine’s premier integrated psychiatric network, is currently accepting applications for a Psych Tech II position, to join our multi-disciplinary team at Spring Harbor Hospital. The Psych Tech plays an integral role on the team working directly with our patient population. Psych Techs provide structure, emotional support and general care to patients under the direction of the Charge Nurse. Duties include facilitating patient group activities, reinforcing treatment plan goals, and maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment.

 

Ideal candidates would be individuals with previous experience working in a psychiatric setting.

 

High School diploma or GED required

 

Bachelors degree in Psychology, Social Services or related field preferred

11/5/14

Psychiatric NP/PA (Weekend Coverage)

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare – Spring Harbor Hospital

Med Staff

WE

Per Diem

Psychiatric Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

 

Spring Harbor Hospital, the region’s most comprehensive nonprofit provider of inpatient psychiatric treatment, research, and physician-training programs is seeking a per diem/weekend Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our team.

 

The clinician will provide Primary Care to patients at Spring Harbor Hospital as assigned. Applicants should have keen interpersonal and clinical skills and enjoy working in a collaborative treatment setting.

 

This is a per diem/weekend position.

 

  • 2+ years of patient care in community mental health center or hospital setting preferred
  • Current and valid license by either the Maine State Board of Nursing or Maine State Board of Osteopathic licensure
  • Advanced skill and knowledge in conducting psychiatric evaluations and treating patients

 

Physician Assistant: Associate or Bachelor’s degree in science and Physician Assistant Competency training

 

Nurse Practitioner: Master’s degree with an advanced knowledge of nursing theory and practice, additional medical training required

 

5/14/14

Receptionist (Nights)

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare – Spring Harbor Hospital

Admissions

N/WE

Per Diem

Spring Harbor Hospital, southern Maine’s only free-standing acute psychiatric hospital, currently has an opening for a Receptionist. This position is often the first point of contact for all incoming calls and serves as the first contact for our visitors. We are seeking a dependable, organized and energetic professional to answer our multi-line phone system, and greet visitors.

 

The ideal candidate will have effective communication and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks is essential. We are seeking someone who is able to handle confidential information in a professional manner. Receptionist, secretarial and/or customer service experience and one year answering multi-line phone system preferred. The ideal candidate will be friendly and efficient while answering and transferring all incoming telephone calls. We are searching for a person who is able to greet all public visitors and clients in a professional manner. Customer service is top priority in this position. Previous medical office experience preferred.

 

High School diploma (or GED) required.

5/14/14

RN

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare –Spring Harbor Hospital

1 NE, 1 NW, 1 East

D/E/N/WE

Per Diem

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, Southern Maine’s premier integrated psychiatric network, is currently accepting applications for a Registered Nurse. The RN role is responsible for evaluating patients on multiple fronts, biophysical, psychosocial, educational, and discharge planning.  The RN participates in the formulation of a priority based multidisciplinary treatment plan unique to each patient, instructs patients regarding the disease process and medication management, and facilitates patient education groups.  The RN delegates and directs staff in maintaining a structured and safe therapeutic milieu.

 

Qualified candidates must be licensed as an RN in the state of Maine. 1 – 3 years experience as a Registered Nurse. Experience working in mental health, with patients with dual diagnosis, in an inpatient setting is desired. 

 

Graduate from an accredited nursing school

 

This is a per diem position with availability to be on the following units: 1 NE, 1 NW, 1 East

3/19/14

RN

(2 Positions)

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare –Spring Harbor Hospital

1 East

N/WE

PT, 24 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, Southern Maine’s premier integrated psychiatric network, is currently accepting applications for a Registered Nurse. The RN role is responsible for evaluating patients on multiple fronts, biophysical, psychosocial, educational, and discharge planning.  The RN participates in the formulation of a priority based multidisciplinary treatment plan unique to each patient, instructs patients regarding the disease process and medication management, and facilitates patient education groups.  The RN delegates and directs staff in maintaining a structured and safe therapeutic milieu.

 

Qualified candidates must be licensed as an RN in the state of Maine. 1 – 3 years experience as a Registered Nurse. Experience working in mental health, with patients with dual diagnosis, in an inpatient setting is desired. 

 

Graduate from an accredited nursing school

11/5/14

RN

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare –Spring Harbor Hospital

2 West

N/WE

PT, 32 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, Southern Maine’s premier integrated psychiatric network, is currently accepting applications for a Registered Nurse. The RN role is responsible for evaluating patients on multiple fronts, biophysical, psychosocial, educational, and discharge planning.  The RN participates in the formulation of a priority based multidisciplinary treatment plan unique to each patient, instructs patients regarding the disease process and medication management, and facilitates patient education groups.  The RN delegates and directs staff in maintaining a structured and safe therapeutic milieu.

 

Qualified candidates must be licensed as an RN in the state of Maine. 1 – 3 years experience as a Registered Nurse. Experience working in mental health, with patients with dual diagnosis, in an inpatient setting is desired. 

 

Graduate from an accredited nursing school

11/5/14

Social Worker II

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare –Spring Harbor Hospital

2 West

D/WE

FT, 40 Hrs

Spring Harbor Hospital is currently accepting resumes for a full-time Social Worker to work in an inpatient setting with our adult population. The clinican has comprehensive clinical responsibility for the patients assigned to him/her. The clinical duties shall be directed toward the achievement of excellence in patient care and will include: * Conduct and document individual and family psychosocial assessments * Provide clinical consultation to staff * Document the findings of evaluations and progress in patient's medical records * Conduct treatment of patients and their families * Maintain contact with community resources for after care * Provide comprehensive discharge planning services Candidates must be a behavioral health care professional with licensure preferably at the independent level (LCSW). The successful candidates will have experience providing individual, family, and group therapy. Some inpatient experience is necessary. Experience working with managed care delivery systems and excellent assessment skills are preferred. Chemical Dependency experience would be welcome.

 

Job Requirements

  • 2+ years of prior experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required
  • Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in individual, family and group therapy as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work or equivalent training
  • Maine State licensure to practice as LCSW, LMSW is required
  • Mainte State Licensure to practice as LADC is preferred

11/12/14

Van Driver

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare –Spring Harbor Hospital

Clinical Services

D/E/WE

Per Diem

Spring Harbor Hospital is seeking a per diem Van Driver! The Van Driver is responsible for coordinating and providing patient transportation services to externally scheduled appointments and placement upon discharge.          

Essential Functions  

  • Determine transportation needs of each unit by conducting rounds and taking voicemail messages daily
  • Collaborate with units to coordinate scheduling of the hospital vans and taxi services to ensure the most efficient and cost effective use of the hospital’s transportation resources
  • Collaborate with the Charge Nurse regarding the need for staff accompaniment during adult patient escorts
  • Report any observed change in patient status or behavior during transport to the unit’s Charge Nurse
  • Provide the orientation and complete the Assessment of Initial Competence for per diem van drivers, and forward to Human Resources
  • Collaborate with clinical support supervisor to approve all per diem van drivers
  • Obtain a copy of per diem van driver’s license for Human Resource file
  • Maintain the hospital van and equipment: keep van full of gas, collaborate with the lead maintenance technician to ensure the van is registered, inspected and insured, maintain safety equipment such as first aid kit, spill kit and fire extinguisher
  • Provide courier services to inpatient departments such as transporting patient information to and from off-site storage as indicated by the Director of HIM
  • Maintain the vehicle safety standards while transporting patients: number of patients does not exceed the number of safety belts, all passengers wear seat belts when riding in the van, and encourage no eating, drinking or smoking in the van
  • Report immediately an elopement or change in designated drop off location to the charge nurse or nurse manager
  • Report all accidents to the police and supervisor, filed an accident report and complete incident report
  • Lock all doors when unattended
  • Complete the van sign-out log each time the van is used
  • Return van keys to designated area after use
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • 2+ years in the mental health field preferred
  • Direct patient care experience in mental health field preferred
  • Valid Maine driver’s license free of the following violations: OUI, criminal speeding, 5+ point or more, and accidents

10/29/14

Behavioral Analyst

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare – Spring Harbor Hospital

Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders

D

FT, 40 Hrs

The Center for Autism and Development Disorders (CADD) is seeking a professional to join our new program. The Behavioral Analyst will serve the Developmental Disorders Program of Maine Behavioral Healthcare (formerly Maine Mental Health Partners) by working in the day treatment program and multi-disciplinary outpatient clinic. The Behavioral Analyst will be assuming responsibility for supporting the development of behavior plans in conjunction with the Clinical Director of the Day Treatment Program, behavioral analysis of selected target behaviors, education of staff in plan procedures, and leading the family/caregiver behavioral training program. This position also has the primary responsibility for the integrity of all behavioral data needed for patient care. Data collection forms, procedures, monitoring and analysis are the sole responsibility of this position, with appropriate back up personnel for scheduled absences. The Behavioral Analyst is supervised by the Director of the Developmental Disorders Program and the Day Treatment Clinical Director.

  • DOE fingerprinting required
  • Must display strong interpersonal, planning, forecasting, analytical skills and maturity required to work in the hospital environment
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to adapt to contact change and a fast paced environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required
  • Certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board Certified Behavioral analyst required
  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of post-certification behavior analytic experience required

5/28/14

Case Manager

Biddeford

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Biddeford – ACT

D

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a leading nonprofit provider of family services and behavioral health, is seeking a Case Manager for our Adult Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Program. The Adult ACT Program is a multi-disciplinary team approach for adults who have serious and persistent mental health issues. The program provides individualized services for adults with mental illness to improve the functioning of the consumer in the least restrictive setting, while strengthening family, work, school and community ties.

 

The Case Manager is responsible for the provision of case management services and achievement of positive intervention outcomes for assigned clients. He/She will ensure that client service delivery practices are ethical, culturally-competent, respectful of diversity and inclusion, welcoming and geared to customer service satisfaction. The Case Manager will be compliant with regulatory, accreditation, contract and best practice standards.       

Essential Functions  

  • Support the achievement of positive outcomes for all assigned clients and that direct-service practices are consistent with the organization’s vision, mission and values
  • Coordinate a comprehensive intake assessment to determine eligibility for case management services
  • Prepare timely assessment of client functioning in accordance with agency assessment tools and standards
  • Develop individual services plans for assigned clients in a timely manner
  • Effectively coordinate service requirements and referral of clients to appropriate community resources
  • Ensure efficient use of work time while traveling in the community and sound documentation of contact hours as well as travel and expenses
  • Ensure effective communication in a secondary language when required to ensure the comparable availability of agency services to specialized client populations
  • Ensure the timely and effective crisis and safety planning for each assigned client
  • Participate in discharge planning and case closing consistent with agency standards and deadlines
  • Provide for the identification and achievement of positive, measurable client-driven outcomes
  • Provide timely and appropriate diagnosis, assessment, client-driven treatment planning, and progress notes in accordance with best practice standards
  • Maintain working knowledge of all regulatory and best practice standards governing service provision and associating documentation including, but not limited to, Policy & Procedures, State Mental Health Licensing, MaineCare Benefits Manual, and Council on Accreditation
  • Participate in quality management activities and maintain quality standards for utilization review
  • As appropriate, maintain timely interface with the State’s Administrative Service Organization to ensure an accurate record of service authorization and utilization
  • Provide client/family education: client rights and responsibilities, help families cope and building resources and support for family members
  • Provide transportation and accompany client to appointments as deemed necessary
  • Perform clinical duties within the scope of certification and understand certification limitations
  • Achieve or exceed individual productivity targets
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or closely related field is required. Master’s degree preferred
  • 1+ year of experience in the same areas of specialization
  • 2+ years of experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required
  • Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in supportive counseling as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required
  • Excellent computer skills are required: Microsoft Word, Excel and use of electronic consumer record software
  • Knowledge and commitment to abide by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers
  • Depending on scope of position, licenses may be required: LMSW-II, LCSW, LCPC, C.C. Conditional, RN,C
  • Eligibility for LSW licensure preferred
  • MHRT/C certification and CRMA may be required depending on scope of responsibilities
  • Valid Driver’s license and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance

8/6/14

Case Manager

Portland               

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

ACTION

D

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a leading nonprofit provider of family services and behavioral health, is seeking a part-time Case Manager for the ACTION Program in the Portland service area. The program provides individualized services for adults with mental illness to maintain and improve their quality of life. The Case Manager is responsible for providing timely and appropriate diagnosis, assessment, client-driven treatment planning, and effective coordination and referral of clients to appropriate community services. The position requires some local travel to see clients.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum of one year of experience in one of the following areas: psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or a closely related field. Experience working with adults and older adults, familiarity with community resources and elder services desirable. Competence in the areas of assessment and case coordination. Knowledge and willingness to abide by the National Association of Social Workers code of ethics and, where applicable, other relevant codes of ethics.

 

Education Requirements

Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or a closely related field. Active MHRT/C certification required. Active Maine LSW licensure preferred but not required.

11/18/14

Case Manager

Brunswick           

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

CORE

D

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a leading nonprofit provider of family services and behavioral health, is seeking a part-time Case Manager for the CORE (Co-Occurring Recovery and Engagement) Program in the Brunswick service area. The program provides individualized services for adults with mental illness to maintain and improve their quality of life. The Case Manager is responsible for providing timely and appropriate diagnosis, assessment, client-driven treatment planning, and effective coordination and referral of clients to appropriate community services. The position requires some local travel to see clients.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum of one year of experience in one of the following areas: psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or a closely related field. Experience working with adults and older adults, familiarity with community resources and elder services desirable. Competence in the areas of assessment and case coordination. Knowledge and willingness to abide by the National Association of Social Workers code of ethics and, where applicable, other relevant codes of ethics.

 

Education Requirements

Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or a closely related field. Active MHRT/C certification required. Active Maine LSW licensure preferred but not required.

10/29/14

Crisis Response Worker

Rockland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Rockland

Variable

Per Diem

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is looking for Crisis Response Workers to join our team! Under the direction of the Team Leader or Program Director, staff in the Crisis department will function in Crisis capacities to connect clients with the appropriate level of care.  Immediate triage and access to crisis assessment will be offered when appropriate, and connection to appropriate outpatient services will be made following assessment, when indicated and when clinical and financial eligibility are met.  Crisis staff will be expected to work collaboratively, across teams, programs and locations to support agency and programmatic clinical, quality and productivity goals.

  • One to two years prior experience working with specific client population to which this position is primarily assigned.

 

  • Prior experience working with the chronic mentally ill population is highly desirable.
  • Prior administrative experience working in an office setting is highly desirable.

 

  • Excellent organizational skills are required.

 

  • Basic computer skills are required, i.e., Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel.

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Worker or related field is required.

 

  • MHRT/CSP certification or provisional certification preferred. Training available. 

 

11/5/14

Crisis Response Worker

Biddeford

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Biddeford

D

PT, 24 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is looking for Crisis Response Workers to join our team! Under the direction of the Team Leader or Program Director, staff in the Crisis department will function in Crisis capacities to connect clients with the appropriate level of care.  Immediate triage and access to crisis assessment will be offered when appropriate, and connection to appropriate outpatient services will be made following assessment, when indicated and when clinical and financial eligibility are met.  Crisis staff will be expected to work collaboratively, across teams, programs and locations to support agency and programmatic clinical, quality and productivity goals.

  • One to two years prior experience working with specific client population to which this position is primarily assigned.

 

  • Prior experience working with the chronic mentally ill population is highly desirable.
  • Prior administrative experience working in an office setting is highly desirable.

 

  • Excellent organizational skills are required.

 

  • Basic computer skills are required, i.e., Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel.

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Worker or related field is required.

 

  • MHRT/CSP certification or provisional certification preferred. Training available. 

 

11/5/14

Crisis Response Worker

Rockland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Rockland

D

PT, 24 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is looking for Crisis Response Workers to join our team! Under the direction of the Team Leader or Program Director, staff in the Crisis department will function in Crisis capacities to connect clients with the appropriate level of care.  Immediate triage and access to crisis assessment will be offered when appropriate, and connection to appropriate outpatient services will be made following assessment, when indicated and when clinical and financial eligibility are met.  Crisis staff will be expected to work collaboratively, across teams, programs and locations to support agency and programmatic clinical, quality and productivity goals.

  • One to two years prior experience working with specific client population to which this position is primarily assigned.

 

  • Prior experience working with the chronic mentally ill population is highly desirable.
  • Prior administrative experience working in an office setting is highly desirable.

 

  • Excellent organizational skills are required.

 

  • Basic computer skills are required, i.e., Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel.

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Worker or related field is required.

 

  • MHRT/CSP certification or provisional certification preferred. Training available. 

 

11/19/14

Crisis Services Clinical Supervisor

Biddeford

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Biddeford

D

FT, 40 Hrs

The Crisis Services Clinical Supervisor will report directly to and work closely with the Director of Emergency Services to facilitate collaboration between the CSU and Mobile Crisis Teams. This position is responsible for the supervision of the direct care staff and for the daily oversight of operations and the facility. This position will assist the Manager with administrative tasks and training of staff.         

Essential Functions ·Oversee the staff, facility, equipment, appliances and grounds

  • Provide clinical and administrative supervision of staff
  • Maintain the staffing schedule and facilitate coverage of absences
  • Order and maintain supplies, collate and track daily expenditures and stay within budget
  • Participate in the hiring of staff for the unit
  • Ensure that all staff have adequate training and all certifications are kept up to date; teach crisis curriculum to all clinicians
  • Update and maintain the department handbook
  • Attend meetings to represent the department as requested
  • Compile and quantify monthly statistics
  • Update QA charts in a timely and thorough manner
  • Provide coverage on the unit as needed
  • Provide coverage for check-ins, admissions and discharges
  • Provide excellent quality healthcare or service in a compassionate, cheerful and efficient manner
  • Strive for excellence in performing the duties of the job and provide personal service so that expectations of our community and internal customers are exceeded
  • Maintain an atmosphere of trust by working as a team, showing respect others and the people we care for, and by using clear, open and honest communications
  • Recognize that each employee is an important member of the team and has unique strengths and skills
  • Contribute to providing a safe, friendly and healing environment
  • Maintain a physically secure and spiritually uplifting environment
  • Celebrate diversity in the workplace and welcome patients, residents and employees
  • Promote the services offered through the various component organizations of MBH
  • Maintain an exemplary attendance and punctuality record
  • Maintain the standards on the Confidentiality, Corporate Compliance and HIPAA regulatory policies as it relates to patients, residents, organizational operations, and employees
  • Adhere to the provisions of the Anti-discrimination and Sexual Harassment policy
  • Complete all required and mandated education, including annual MASHI and TB testing with prescribed time periods
  • Adhere to the provisions of the Occurrence Reporting policy
  • Utilize good staffing practices at work and comply with safety procedures and policies
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work required
  • Licensed as a LCSW by the State of Maine required
  • 5+ years of experience in crisis mental health environment

11/5/14

Crisis Stabilization Worker

Rockland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Rockland - CSU

N

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is currently seeking a full-time Crisis Stabilization Worker to join our Rockland Crisis Stabilization Unit! The Crisis Stabilization Worker oversees the daily operations of the unit and provides structure, safety, and emotional support to clients in acute psychiatric crisis. This individual ensures that the unit is maintained and that basic services are provided.

 

* This position is full-time, night shift.

           

Essential Functions

 

  • Maintain the basic services of the unit such as meals, laundry and housekeeping are provided on a daily basis. Ensure that all repairs are made to meet safety and health standards
  • Assist clients with daily living activities, coping strategies, personal hygiene, meal preparation, laundry, etc.
  • Provide personal supervision and monitoring of clients to ensure client’s health and safety is being maintained
  • Monitor, reinforce and assist clients to follow through with their crisis treatment plan and document client’s progress as directed
  • Escort clients and provide a supportive presence during appointments that are related to treatment goals
  • Support client’s efforts to increase opportunities for social contact and access to community resources
  • Communicate relevant information to co-workers, and other healthcare providers
  • Participate in team meetings regarding the client’s plan of care and response to treatment
  • Maintain appropriate verbal, personal space, and relational boundaries with clients
  • Consult with supervisor regarding difficult high risk situations (i.e. suicidal, homicidal, self-destructive behavior, etc.)
  • Following policies and procedures in regards to releasing information to outside source and follow directives given by supervisor and legal counsel
  • Perform duties within the scope of certification, understand limitations and maintain professional credentials
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor’s degree in Social work or other related field is preferred
  • MHRT-I certification or eligibility to receive certification is required. Proof of all certifications required for provisional MHRT-I
  • Qualified by DMHMR/SAS as “other qualified mental health professional”
  • 1+ year of experience working in a crisis stabilization setting is preferred
  • 2+ years of experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is desirable

10/22/14

Crisis Stabilization Worker

Rockland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Rockland - CSU

Variable

Per Diem

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is currently seeking a full-time Crisis Stabilization Worker to join our Rockland Crisis Stabilization Unit! The Crisis Stabilization Worker oversees the daily operations of the unit and provides structure, safety, and emotional support to clients in acute psychiatric crisis. This individual ensures that the unit is maintained and that basic services are provided.

           

Essential Functions

 

  • Maintain the basic services of the unit such as meals, laundry and housekeeping are provided on a daily basis. Ensure that all repairs are made to meet safety and health standards
  • Assist clients with daily living activities, coping strategies, personal hygiene, meal preparation, laundry, etc.
  • Provide personal supervision and monitoring of clients to ensure client’s health and safety is being maintained
  • Monitor, reinforce and assist clients to follow through with their crisis treatment plan and document client’s progress as directed
  • Escort clients and provide a supportive presence during appointments that are related to treatment goals
  • Support client’s efforts to increase opportunities for social contact and access to community resources
  • Communicate relevant information to co-workers, and other healthcare providers
  • Participate in team meetings regarding the client’s plan of care and response to treatment
  • Maintain appropriate verbal, personal space, and relational boundaries with clients
  • Consult with supervisor regarding difficult high risk situations (i.e. suicidal, homicidal, self-destructive behavior, etc.)
  • Following policies and procedures in regards to releasing information to outside source and follow directives given by supervisor and legal counsel
  • Perform duties within the scope of certification, understand limitations and maintain professional credentials
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor’s degree in Social work or other related field is preferred
  • MHRT-I certification or eligibility to receive certification is required. Proof of all certifications required for provisional MHRT-I
  • Qualified by DMHMR/SAS as “other qualified mental health professional”
  • 1+ year of experience working in a crisis stabilization setting is preferred
  • 2+ years of experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is desirable

11/12/14

Ed Tech II

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare – Spring Harbor Hospital

Spring Harbor Academy

D

Per Diem

Spring Harbor Academy provides a full-day special education program for students receiving in-patient services on Spring Harbor Hospital's Developmental Disorders Unit. The curriculum is designed to incorporate and target the learning needs of students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Asperger's Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and/or Mental Retardation. Students are dually-diagnosed with psychiatric disorders.

Services to be provided will include individualized special education instruction to meet the academic goals and objectives outlined in the students' Individualized Education Plan and in the Maine Learning Results. A positive behavioral support plan designed and approved by a licensed doctoral-level psychologist will be the cornerstone of the school's instruction.

Spring Harbor Hospital is seeking Ed Tech II candidates to join our multidisciplinary team working in our exciting new inpatient based, year-round school program. The Ed Tech II will work in collaboration with the Teacher to reinforce new learning, provide short-term instruction in small groups or one on one. This position requires the use of therapeutic restraints, assisting students with toilet activities, supporting students in school/community activities (including swimming) and sometimes wearing protective equipment and cleaning up bodily fluids.

 

This is a per diem position.

 

11/6/13

Ed Tech III

(2 Positions)

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare – Spring Harbor Hospital

Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders

D

Per Diem

The Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders is designed to incorporate and target the learning needs of students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Asperger's Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and/or Mental Retardation. Students are dually-diagnosed with psychiatric disorders.

Services to be provided will include individualized special education instruction to meet the academic goals and objectives outlined in the students' Individualized Education Plan and in the Maine Learning Results. A positive behavioral support plan designed and approved by a licensed doctoral-level psychologist will be the cornerstone of the school's instruction.

The Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders is seeking Ed Tech III candidates to join our multidisciplinary team working in our exciting new program. The Ed Tech III will work in collaboration with the Teacher to reinforce new learning, provide short-term instruction in small groups or one on one. This position requires the use of therapeutic restraints, assisting students with toilet activities, supporting students in school/community activities (including swimming) and sometimes wearing protective equipment and cleaning up bodily fluids.

 

  • Minimum 1+ year working with children or youth with developmental disorders, mental health disorders, and/or behavioral problems in a school, hospital or residential setting
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide education and care to student patients throughout the formative years (ages 5 - 20) with consideration of the variable cognitive abilities, human development stages, and cultural patterns.

 

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Post high school study in related field preferred
  • Certification form the Maine Department of Education with minimum of 90 credits of approved study

5/28/14

Ed Tech III

(3 Positions)

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare – Spring Harbor Hospital

Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders

D

FT, 40 Hrs

The Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders is designed to incorporate and target the learning needs of students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Asperger’s Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and/or Mental Retardation. Students are dually-diagnosed with psychiatric disorders.

Services to be provided will include individualized special education instruction to meet the academic goals and objectives outlined in the students’ Individualized Education Plan and in the Maine Learning Results. A positive behavioral support plan designed and approved by a licensed doctoral-level psychologist will be the cornerstone of the school’s instruction.

The Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders is seeking Ed Tech III candidates to join our multidisciplinary team working in our exciting new program. The Ed Tech III will work in collaboration with the teacher to reinforce new learning, provide short-term instruction in small groups or one on one. This position requires the use of therapeutic restraints, assisting students with toilet activities, supporting students in school/community activities (including swimming) and sometimes wearing protective equipment and cleaning up bodily fluids.

 

  • 1+ years of experience working with children or youth with developmental disorders, mental health disorders, and/or behavioral problems in a school, hospital or residential setting
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide education and care to student patients through the formative years *ages 5-20) with consideration of variable cognitive abilities, human development stages, and cultural patters
  • Willing and able to learn and appropriately apply physical restraining for the purpose of maintaining the safety of students and others

 

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Post high school study in related field preferred
  • Certification from the Maine Department of Education with a minimum of 90 credits of approved study

5/28/14

Social Worker II (LCSW)

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare – Spring Harbor Hospital

Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders

D

FT, 40 Hrs or PT

The Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders is currently accepting resumes for a full-time or part-time Social Worker II. This individual will be involved in the evaluation of psychosocial needs of patients and their families and provide diagnostic/preventive and treatment services including individual, family and group therapy in the outpatient multi-disciplinary clinic of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders. He/She also makes referrals for other community services based on the treatment plan. The Social Worker II works in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team to enact a coordinated treatment plan for family social and environmental needs. This work is performed under general supervision in accordance with institutional and social/clinical counselor policies. The Social Worker II may supervise other social work/clinical counselors, students or other staff.

  • 2+ years of work experience in a mental health setting
  • Experience with the developmental disorders population
  • Knowledge of social work theories, therapies and techniques, as used in individual, family and group treatment, as well as principles of social welfare
  • Proficiency in psychosocial assessment and treatment and considerable knowledge of community resources and agencies and how to use them in resolving complex problems related to health, illness and disability
  • Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in individual, family and group therapy as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required
  • Master’s degree in Social Work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Licensure by the Maine State Board of Social Worker as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Membership in the Academy of Certified Social Workers preferred
  • Certification by the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work preferred

5/28/14

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Mid-Coast Maine

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Rockland, Belfast

D/E

FT

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a member of the MaineHealth System, has openings for full-time Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners and Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners in our Mid-Coast clinics. Join our integrated, community-based team of professionals providing mental health services to the region. Duties include psychiatric evaluation and treatment of clients at our mental health centers, provide consultations, and collaboration with clinic staff to develop patient treatment plans. Generous salary and comprehensive benefits including health, dental, malpractice, 403B, relocation and CME allowance. Requirements include ability to secure Maine Nurse Practitioner’s license and DEA certificate, and appropriate national certification required.

Mid-Coast Maine offers some of the most spectacular natural beauty and outdoor recreation found anywhere and is also enjoys a wide array of rich cultural opportunities. Sail and kayak the world-class waters of Penobscot Bay, hike the mountains that overlook the sea, bike or swim & fish in our pristine lakes and streams.

Please forward CV and confidential inquiries to John Bragg, Director, Physician Recruitment at jbragg@penbayhealthcare.org or call 207-921-5894.

10/29/14

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

(4 Positions)

Southern Maine

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Biddeford / Springvale / Kittery / Westbrook

D/E

FT

How would you like to be valued as part of a professional team for one of Southern Maine’s largest mental health and community service based agencies where there is a strong commitment to staff, clients, and their agency mission?

 

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is a comprehensive and integrated community mental health center serving adults and children with serious mental health and substance abuse problems.

 

We are currently recruiting for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners. The position will involve direct patient care at our community mental health centers in Southern Maine. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will work with a multi-disciplinary team providing outpatient services to a variety of programs.

9/19/13

Case Manager – Deaf Services Program

(Hot Job)

Portland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Deaf Services Program – Portland

D

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a leading nonprofit provider of family services and behavioral health, is seeking a Case Manager for adults and children to work in our Deaf Services Program within the Portland service area. The program provides individualized services for adults and children with mental illness to maintain and improve their quality of life. The Case Manager is responsible for the provision of case management services and achievement of positive intervention outcomes for assigned clients. He/She will ensure that client service delivery practices are ethical, culturally-competent, respectful of diversity and inclusion, welcoming and geared to customer service satisfaction. The Case Manager will be compliant with regulatory, accreditation, contract and best practice standards.       

Essential Functions  

  • Support the achievement of positive outcomes for all assigned clients and that direct-service practices are consistent with the organization’s vision, mission and values
  • Coordinate a comprehensive intake assessment to determine eligibility for case management services
  • Prepare timely assessment of client functioning in accordance with agency assessment tools and standards
  • Develop individual services plans for assigned clients in a timely manner
  • Effectively coordinate service requirements and referral of clients to appropriate community resources
  • Ensure efficient use of work time while traveling in the community and sound documentation of contact hours as well as travel and expenses
  • Ensure effective communication in a secondary language when required to ensure the comparable availability of agency services to specialized client populations
  • Ensure the timely and effective crisis and safety planning for each assigned client
  • Participate in discharge planning and case closing consistent with agency standards and deadlines
  • Provide for the identification and achievement of positive, measurable client-driven outcomes
  • Provide timely and appropriate diagnosis, assessment, client-driven treatment planning, and progress notes in accordance with best practice standards
  • Maintain working knowledge of all regulatory and best practice standards governing service provision and associating documentation including, but not limited to, Policy & Procedures, State Mental Health Licensing, MaineCare Benefits Manual, and Council on Accreditation
  • Participate in quality management activities and maintain quality standards for utilization review
  • As appropriate, maintain timely interface with the State’s Administrative Service Organization to ensure an accurate record of service authorization and utilization
  • Provide client/family education: client rights and responsibilities, help families cope and building resources and support for family members
  • Provide transportation and accompany client to appointments as deemed necessary
  • Perform clinical duties within the scope of certification and understand certification limitations
  • Achieve or exceed individual productivity targets
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • Fluent in American Sign Language
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or closely related field is required. Master’s degree preferred
  • 1+ year of experience in the same areas of specialization
  • 2+ years of experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required
  • Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in supportive counseling as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required
  • Excellent computer skills are required: Microsoft Word, Excel and use of electronic consumer record software
  • Knowledge and commitment to abide by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers
  • Depending on scope of position, licenses may be required: LMSW-II, LCSW, LCPC, C.C. Conditional, RN,C
  • Eligibility for LSW licensure preferred
  • MHRT/C certification and CRMA may be required depending on scope of responsibilities
  • Valid Driver’s license and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance

5/14/14

Case Manager

Portland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

BHH Program/ Community Integration

D

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a leading nonprofit provider of family services and behavioral health, is seeking a Case Manager to provide individualized services for adults with mental illness to maintain and improve their quality of life. The Case Manager is responsible for the provision of case management services and achievement of positive intervention outcomes for our adult and elders population in the Behavioral Health Homes Program as well as in our Community Integration Program. Essential Functions

  • Support the achievement of positive outcomes for all assigned clients and that direct-service practices are consistent with the organization’s vision, mission and values
  • Coordinate a comprehensive intake assessment to determine eligibility for case management services
  • Prepare timely assessment of client functioning in accordance with agency assessment tools and standards
  • Develop individual services plans for assigned clients in a timely manner
  • Effectively coordinate service requirements and referral of clients to appropriate community resources
  • Ensure efficient use of work time while traveling in the community and sound documentation of contact hours as well as travel and expenses
  • Ensure effective communication in a secondary language when required to ensure the comparable availability of agency services to specialized client populations
  • Ensure the timely and effective crisis and safety planning for each assigned client
  • Participate in discharge planning and case closing consistent with agency standards and deadlines
  • Provide for the identification and achievement of positive, measurable client-driven outcomes
  • Provide timely and appropriate diagnosis, assessment, client-driven treatment planning, and progress notes in accordance with best practice standards
  • Maintain working knowledge of all regulatory and best practice standards governing service provision and associating documentation including, but not limited to, Policy &Procedures, State Mental Health Licensing, MaineCare Benefits Manual, and Council on Accreditation
  • Participate in quality management activities and maintain quality standards for utilization review
  • As appropriate, maintain timely interface with the State’s Administrative Service Organization to ensure an accurate record of service authorization and utilization
  • Provide client/family education: client rights and responsibilities, help families cope and building resources and support for family members
  • Provide transportation and accompany client to appointments as deemed necessary
  • Perform clinical duties within the scope of certification and understand certification limitations
  • Achieve or exceed individual productivity targets
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or closely related field is required. Master’s degree preferred
  • 1+ year of experience in the same areas of specialization
  • 2+ years of experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required
  • Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in supportive counseling as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required
  • Excellent computer skills are required: Microsoft Word, Excel and use of electronic consumer record software
  • Knowledge and commitment to abide by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers
  • Depending on scope of position, licenses may be required: LMSW-II, LCSW, LCPC, C.C. Conditional, RN,C
  • Eligibility for LSW licensure preferred
  • MHRT/C certification and CRMA may be required depending on scope of responsibilities
  • Valid Driver’s license and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or closely related field is required. Master’s degree preferred
  • 1+ year of experience in the same areas of specialization
  • 2+ years of experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required
  • Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in supportive counseling as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required
  • Excellent computer skills are required: Microsoft Word, Excel and use of electronic consumer record software
  • Knowledge and commitment to abide by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers
  • Depending on scope of position, licenses may be required: LMSW-II, LCSW, LCPC, C.C. Conditional, RN,C
  • Eligibility for LSW licensure preferred
  • MHRT/C certification and CRMA may be required depending on scope of responsibilities
  • Valid Driver’s license and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance

5/21/14

Case Manager (MHRT/C)

Biddeford

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Community Integration – Biddeford

D

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a leading nonprofit provider of family services and behavioral health, is seeking a Case Manager focused on Community Integration to work in our Biddeford location. The Case Manager is responsible for the provision of case management services and achievement of positive intervention outcomes for assigned clients. He/She will ensure that client service delivery practices are ethical, culturally-competent, respectful of diversity and inclusion, welcoming and geared to customer service satisfaction. The Case Manager will be compliant with regulatory, accreditation, contract and best practice standards.

 

Essential Functions

  • Support the achievement of positive outcomes for all assigned clients and that direct-service practices are consistent with the organization’s vision, mission and values
  • Coordinate a comprehensive intake assessment to determine eligibility for case management services
  • Prepare timely assessment of client functioning in accordance with agency assessment tools and standards
  • Develop individual services plans for assigned clients in a timely manner
  • Effectively coordinate service requirements and referral of clients to appropriate community resources
  • Ensure efficient use of work time while traveling in the community and sound documentation of contact hours as well as travel and expenses
  • Ensure effective communication in a secondary language when required to ensure the comparable availability of agency services to specialized client populations
  • Ensure the timely and effective crisis and safety planning for each assigned client
  • Participate in discharge planning and case closing consistent with agency standards and deadlines
  • Provide for the identification and achievement of positive, measurable client-driven outcomes
  • Provide timely and appropriate diagnosis, assessment, client-driven treatment planning, and progress notes in accordance with best practice standards
  • Maintain working knowledge of all regulatory and best practice standards governing service provision and associating documentation including, but not limited to, Policy & Procedures, State Mental Health Licensing, MaineCare Benefits Manual, and Council on Accreditation
  • Participate in quality management activities and maintain quality standards for utilization review
  • As appropriate, maintain timely interface with the State’s Administrative Service Organization to ensure an accurate record of service authorization and utilization
  • Provide client/family education: client rights and responsibilities, help families cope and building resources and support for family members
  • Provide transportation and accompany client to appointments as deemed necessary
  • Perform clinical duties within the scope of certification and understand certification limitations
  • Achieve or exceed individual productivity targets
  • Other duties as assigned Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or closely related field is required. Master’s degree preferred
  • 1+ year of experience in the same areas of specialization
  • 2+ years of experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required
  • Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in supportive counseling as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required
  • Excellent computer skills are required: Microsoft Word, Excel and use of electronic consumer record software
  • Knowledge and commitment to abide by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers
  • Depending on scope of position, licenses may be required: LMSW-II, LCSW, LCPC, C.C. Conditional, RN,C
  • Eligibility for LSW licensure preferred
  • MHRT/C certification and CRMA may be required depending on scope of responsibilities
  • Valid Driver’s license and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance

10/15/14

Case Manager (MHRT/C)

Rockland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Community Integration/Targeted Case Management - Rockland

D

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is currently seeking a Case Manager focused on Community Integration to work in our Rockland location. The Case Manager is responsible for the provision of case management services and achievement of positive intervention outcomes for assigned clients. He/She will ensure that client service delivery practices are ethical, culturally-competent, respectful of diversity and inclusion, welcoming and geared to customer service satisfaction. The Case Manager will be compliant with regulatory, accreditation, contract and best practice standards.       

Essential Functions

  • Support the achievement of positive outcomes for all assigned clients and that direct-service practices are consistent with the organization’s vision, mission and values
  • Coordinate a comprehensive intake assessment to determine eligibility for case management services
  • Prepare timely assessment of client functioning in accordance with agency assessment tools and standards
  • Develop individual services plans for assigned clients in a timely manner
  • Effectively coordinate service requirements and referral of clients to appropriate community resources
  • Ensure efficient use of work time while traveling in the community and sound documentation of contact hours as well as travel and expenses
  • Ensure effective communication in a secondary language when required to ensure the comparable availability of agency services to specialized client populations
  • Ensure the timely and effective crisis and safety planning for each assigned client
  • Participate in discharge planning and case closing consistent with agency standards and deadlines
  • Provide for the identification and achievement of positive, measurable client-driven outcomes
  • Provide timely and appropriate diagnosis, assessment, client-driven treatment planning, and progress notes in accordance with best practice standards
  • Maintain working knowledge of all regulatory and best practice standards governing service provision and associating documentation including, but not limited to, Policy & Procedures, State Mental Health Licensing, MaineCare Benefits Manual, and Council on Accreditation
  • Participate in quality management activities and maintain quality standards for utilization review
  • As appropriate, maintain timely interface with the State’s Administrative Service Organization to ensure an accurate record of service authorization and utilization
  • Provide client/family education: client rights and responsibilities, help families cope and building resources and support for family members
  • Provide transportation and accompany client to appointments as deemed necessary
  • Perform clinical duties within the scope of certification and understand certification limitations
  • Achieve or exceed individual productivity targets
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or closely related field is required. Master’s degree preferred
  • 1+ year of experience in the same areas of specialization
  • 2+ years of experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required
  • Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in supportive counseling as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required
  • Excellent computer skills are required: Microsoft Word, Excel and use of electronic consumer record software
  • Knowledge and commitment to abide by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers
  • Depending on scope of position, licenses may be required: LMSW-II, LCSW, LCPC, C.C. Conditional, RN,C
  • Eligibility for LSW licensure preferred
  • MHRT/C certification and CRMA may be required depending on scope of responsibilities
  • Valid Driver’s license and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance

10/1/14

Case Manager (MHRT/C)

Damariscotta

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Community Integration/Targeted Case Management - Damariscotta

D

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is currently seeking a Case Manager focused on Community Integration to work in our Rockland location. The Case Manager is responsible for the provision of case management services and achievement of positive intervention outcomes for assigned clients. He/She will ensure that client service delivery practices are ethical, culturally-competent, respectful of diversity and inclusion, welcoming and geared to customer service satisfaction. The Case Manager will be compliant with regulatory, accreditation, contract and best practice standards.       

Essential Functions

  • Support the achievement of positive outcomes for all assigned clients and that direct-service practices are consistent with the organization’s vision, mission and values
  • Coordinate a comprehensive intake assessment to determine eligibility for case management services
  • Prepare timely assessment of client functioning in accordance with agency assessment tools and standards
  • Develop individual services plans for assigned clients in a timely manner
  • Effectively coordinate service requirements and referral of clients to appropriate community resources
  • Ensure efficient use of work time while traveling in the community and sound documentation of contact hours as well as travel and expenses
  • Ensure effective communication in a secondary language when required to ensure the comparable availability of agency services to specialized client populations
  • Ensure the timely and effective crisis and safety planning for each assigned client
  • Participate in discharge planning and case closing consistent with agency standards and deadlines
  • Provide for the identification and achievement of positive, measurable client-driven outcomes
  • Provide timely and appropriate diagnosis, assessment, client-driven treatment planning, and progress notes in accordance with best practice standards
  • Maintain working knowledge of all regulatory and best practice standards governing service provision and associating documentation including, but not limited to, Policy & Procedures, State Mental Health Licensing, MaineCare Benefits Manual, and Council on Accreditation
  • Participate in quality management activities and maintain quality standards for utilization review
  • As appropriate, maintain timely interface with the State’s Administrative Service Organization to ensure an accurate record of service authorization and utilization
  • Provide client/family education: client rights and responsibilities, help families cope and building resources and support for family members
  • Provide transportation and accompany client to appointments as deemed necessary
  • Perform clinical duties within the scope of certification and understand certification limitations
  • Achieve or exceed individual productivity targets
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or closely related field is required. Master’s degree preferred
  • 1+ year of experience in the same areas of specialization
  • 2+ years of experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required
  • Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in supportive counseling as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required
  • Excellent computer skills are required: Microsoft Word, Excel and use of electronic consumer record software
  • Knowledge and commitment to abide by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers
  • Depending on scope of position, licenses may be required: LMSW-II, LCSW, LCPC, C.C. Conditional, RN,C
  • Eligibility for LSW licensure preferred
  • MHRT/C certification and CRMA may be required depending on scope of responsibilities
  • Valid Driver’s license and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance

11/19/14

Case Manager (MHRT/C)

 

Rockland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Community Integration - Rockland

D

PT, 24 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is currently seeking a Case Manager focused on Community Integration to work in our Rockland location. The Case Manager is responsible for the provision of case management services and achievement of positive intervention outcomes for assigned clients. He/She will ensure that client service delivery practices are ethical, culturally-competent, respectful of diversity and inclusion, welcoming and geared to customer service satisfaction. The Case Manager will be compliant with regulatory, accreditation, contract and best practice standards.       

Essential Functions

  • Support the achievement of positive outcomes for all assigned clients and that direct-service practices are consistent with the organization’s vision, mission and values
  • Coordinate a comprehensive intake assessment to determine eligibility for case management services
  • Prepare timely assessment of client functioning in accordance with agency assessment tools and standards
  • Develop individual services plans for assigned clients in a timely manner
  • Effectively coordinate service requirements and referral of clients to appropriate community resources
  • Ensure efficient use of work time while traveling in the community and sound documentation of contact hours as well as travel and expenses
  • Ensure effective communication in a secondary language when required to ensure the comparable availability of agency services to specialized client populations
  • Ensure the timely and effective crisis and safety planning for each assigned client
  • Participate in discharge planning and case closing consistent with agency standards and deadlines
  • Provide for the identification and achievement of positive, measurable client-driven outcomes
  • Provide timely and appropriate diagnosis, assessment, client-driven treatment planning, and progress notes in accordance with best practice standards
  • Maintain working knowledge of all regulatory and best practice standards governing service provision and associating documentation including, but not limited to, Policy & Procedures, State Mental Health Licensing, MaineCare Benefits Manual, and Council on Accreditation
  • Participate in quality management activities and maintain quality standards for utilization review
  • As appropriate, maintain timely interface with the State’s Administrative Service Organization to ensure an accurate record of service authorization and utilization
  • Provide client/family education: client rights and responsibilities, help families cope and building resources and support for family members
  • Provide transportation and accompany client to appointments as deemed necessary
  • Perform clinical duties within the scope of certification and understand certification limitations
  • Achieve or exceed individual productivity targets
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or closely related field is required. Master’s degree preferred
  • 1+ year of experience in the same areas of specialization
  • 2+ years of experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required
  • Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in supportive counseling as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required
  • Excellent computer skills are required: Microsoft Word, Excel and use of electronic consumer record software
  • Knowledge and commitment to abide by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers
  • Depending on scope of position, licenses may be required: LMSW-II, LCSW, LCPC, C.C. Conditional, RN,C
  • Eligibility for LSW licensure preferred
  • MHRT/C certification and CRMA may be required depending on scope of responsibilities
  • Valid Driver’s license and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance

11/19/14

Case Manager (MHRT/C)

Springvale

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Community Integration – Springvale

D/E

FT, 40 Hrs

We are currently seeking a Case Manager focused on Community Integration to work in our Springvale location. The Case Manager is responsible for the provision of case management services and achievement of positive intervention outcomes for assigned clients. He/She will ensure that client service delivery practices are ethical, culturally-competent, respectful of diversity and inclusion, welcoming and geared to customer service satisfaction. The Case Manager will be compliant with regulatory, accreditation, contract and best practice standards.       

Essential Functions

  • Support the achievement of positive outcomes for all assigned clients and that direct-service practices are consistent with the organization’s vision, mission and values
  • Coordinate a comprehensive intake assessment to determine eligibility for case management services
  • Prepare timely assessment of client functioning in accordance with agency assessment tools and standards
  • Develop individual services plans for assigned clients in a timely manner
  • Effectively coordinate service requirements and referral of clients to appropriate community resources
  • Ensure efficient use of work time while traveling in the community and sound documentation of contact hours as well as travel and expenses
  • Ensure effective communication in a secondary language when required to ensure the comparable availability of agency services to specialized client populations
  • Ensure the timely and effective crisis and safety planning for each assigned client
  • Participate in discharge planning and case closing consistent with agency standards and deadlines
  • Provide for the identification and achievement of positive, measurable client-driven outcomes
  • Provide timely and appropriate diagnosis, assessment, client-driven treatment planning, and progress notes in accordance with best practice standards
  • Maintain working knowledge of all regulatory and best practice standards governing service provision and associating documentation including, but not limited to, Policy & Procedures, State Mental Health Licensing, MaineCare Benefits Manual, and Council on Accreditation
  • Participate in quality management activities and maintain quality standards for utilization review
  • As appropriate, maintain timely interface with the State’s Administrative Service Organization to ensure an accurate record of service authorization and utilization
  • Provide client/family education: client rights and responsibilities, help families cope and building resources and support for family members
  • Provide transportation and accompany client to appointments as deemed necessary
  • Perform clinical duties within the scope of certification and understand certification limitations
  • Achieve or exceed individual productivity targets
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, counseling, rehabilitation, nursing or closely related field is required. Master’s degree preferred
  • 1+ year of experience in the same areas of specialization
  • 2+ years of experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required
  • Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in supportive counseling as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required
  • Excellent computer skills are required: Microsoft Word, Excel and use of electronic consumer record software
  • Knowledge and commitment to abide by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers
  • Depending on scope of position, licenses may be required: LMSW-II, LCSW, LCPC, C.C. Conditional, RN,C
  • Eligibility for LSW licensure preferred
  • MHRT/C certification and CRMA may be required depending on scope of responsibilities
  • Valid Driver’s license and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance

6/4/14

Clinician

York/Cumberland County

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

MST York/Cumberland County

D/E

FT, 40 Hrs

Multisystemic Therapy (MST) is an intensive family and community based treatment program that focuses on the entire world of chronic and violent juvenile offenders – their homes and families, schools and teachers, neighborhoods and friends.  MST is based on evidence and has been proven to work and produce positive results with the toughest kids.  It blends the best clinical treatments – cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior management training, family therapies and community psychology to reach this population.  You and the entire team will participate in a comprehensive orientation and training program specific to MST.  Addition information about the treatment model can be found at www.mstservices.com.

 

Must have experience in some or all of providing individual therapy with children and adults using cognitive behavioral techniques, martial therapy using behaviorally-based approaches, behavioral therapy targeting school behavior and academic performance, implementation of interventions within or between systems in the youth’s natural ecology that affect or influence the behavioral of the youth.

 

·        Must be Maine licensed clinician (full or conditional LCSW or LCPC)

 

4/9/14

Clinician (LCSW)

Kittery

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Outpatient Kittery

D/E

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is looking for a full-time clinician with LCSW to join our Kittery location! The clinician will have a mixed caseload of outpatient therapy clients providing counseling to both children and families. The Clinician works in partnership with the Behavior Health Professional as well as other providers/natural supports in the community to support identified goals. Our program is team-based, and offers a supportive and collaborative environment to therapist and staff.

Services include individual therapy to reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, trauma and conduct problems. Therapists work with their clients to develop skills and abilities necessary to manage mental health needs, teach the social skills and behaviors necessary to interact in the community, build relationships with others, learn the skills that will improve self-awareness and social appropriateness. We provide evidence informed interventions with parents/care-givers to increase use of positive parenting strategies shown to decrease behavior problems with children. Maine Behavioral Healthcare is committed to implementing intervention that are client and family centered, culturally competent and evidence informed. Duties include assessment, treatment, and collaboration with families, youth, and community stakeholders including schools. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to function as part of a team and will participate in weekly team supervision and consultation.

 

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in social work or a related field
  • Maine State licensure to practice as LCSW is required
  • 1-2 years prior experience working with specific client population to which this position is primarily assigned
  • 2-3 years prior experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required.

10/16/14

Clinician (LCSW)

Springvale

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Outpatient Springvale

D/E

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is currently seeking full-time Clinicians with LCSW licensure to have a mixed caseload of outpatient therapy clients providing counseling to both children and families.

Services include individual therapy to reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, trauma and conduct problems. Therapists work with their clients to develop skills and abilities necessary to manage mental health needs, teach the social skills and behaviors necessary to interact in the community, build relationships with others, learn the skills that will improve self-awareness and social appropriateness.

  • Master’s degree in social work or a related field
  • Maine State licensure to practice as LCSW is required
  • 1-2 years prior experience working with specific client population to which this position is primarily assigned
  • 2-3 years prior experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required.

5/28/14

Clinician (LCSW)

Lakes Region

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Maine Medical Partners – Lakes Region

D

PT, 20 Hrs

Exciting opportunity for licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with interest, training and/or experience integrating behavioral health services within a primary care setting. This is a 20 hour per week position with competitive salary and benefits. The position involves providing screening, assessment and brief, solution focused treatment to adults, as well as children, adolescents, and their families. It is enhanced by working within and being part of a Family Practice medical practice team. We are looking for clinicians with the skills, abilities and flexibility to work within a busy practice setting.

9/24/14

Clinician (LCSW)

Falmouth

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Maine Medical Partners – Falmouth

D

PT, 20 Hrs

The Maine Behavioral Healthcare Behavioral Health Integration program is looking for a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with interest, training and/or experience integrating behavioral health services within a primary care setting. This 20 per week position (with benefits) involves providing screening, assessment and brief, solution focused treatment to children, families and adults at Maine Medical Partners – Falmouth. The practice is very motivated to make the clinician a meaningful member of the team and we are excited for this opportunity to expand the integration program.

11/19/14

Clinician (LCSW)

Scarborough

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Maine Medical Partners – Scarborough

D

PT, 20 Hrs

The Maine Behavioral Healthcare Behavioral Health Integration program is looking for a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with interest, training and/or experience integrating behavioral health services within a primary care setting. This 20 per week position (with benefits) involves providing screening, assessment and brief, solution focused treatment to children, families and adults at Maine Medical Partners - Scarborough. The practice is  very motivated to make the clinician a meaningful member of the team and we are excited for this opportunity to expand the integration program.

11/19/14

Clinician (LCSW)

Norway

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Western Maine Healthcare – Norway Family Practice and Women’s Health

D

PT, 24 Hrs

The Maine Behavioral Healthcare Behavioral Health Integration program is looking for a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with interest, training and/or experience integrating behavioral health services within a primary care setting. This 24 per week position (with benefits) involves providing screening, assessment and brief, solution focused treatment to patients of the Western Maine Health Care OB/Gyn, and Family Practices located in Norway, Maine. The practices are very motivated to make the clinician a meaningful member of the teams and we are excited for this opportunity to expand the integration program.

 

11/19/14

Clinician (LCSW)

(Hot Job)

Norway

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Outpatient Norway

D/E

PT, 32 Hrs

Looking for a part-time (32 hours) Clinician with LCSW to have a mixed caseload of outpatient therapy clients providing counseling to both children and families.   The Clinician works in partnership with the Behavior Health Professional as well as other providers/natural supports in the community to support identified goals.   Our program is team-based, and offers a supportive and collaborative environment to therapist and staff. We reimburse for mileage and strive to limit the amount of travel for clinicians.

Services include individual therapy to reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, trauma and conduct problems. Therapists work with their clients to develop skills and abilities necessary to manage mental health needs, teach the social skills and behaviors necessary to interact in the community, build relationships with others, learn the skills that will improve self-awareness and social appropriateness. We provide evidence informed interventions with parents/care-givers to increase use of positive parenting strategies shown to decrease behavior problems with children.

CSI is committed to implementing intervention that are client and family centered, culturally competent and evidence informed. Duties include assessment, treatment, and collaboration with families, youth, and community stakeholders including schools. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to function as part of a team and will participate in weekly team supervision and consultation.  

Our culture is one of partnership, integrity, innovation, growth, accountability and joy.

  • Master’s degree in social work or a related field
  • Maine State licensure to practice as LCSW is required
  • 1-2 years prior experience working with specific client population to which this position is primarily assigned
  • 2-3 years prior experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required.

9/24/14

Clinician

Portland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Adult Outpatient/ Intake

D/E

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is looking for a full-time clinician with their LCSW to join our Portland Team! The clinician will have a split responsibility for providing counseling services to outpatient and intake adults and children of all ages. The Clinician works in partnership with the Behavior Health Professional as well as other providers/natural supports in the community to support identified goals. Our program is team-based, and offers a supportive and collaborative environment to therapist and staff.

Services include individual and family therapy to reduce symptoms of depression, struggling with declining health, loss, trauma, financial problems, and conduct problems. Therapists work with their clients to develop skills and abilities necessary to manage mental health needs, teach the social skills and behaviors necessary to interact in the community, build relationships with others, learn the skills that will improve self-awareness and social appropriateness. We provide evidence informed interventions with parents/care-givers to increase use of positive parenting strategies shown to decrease behavior problems with children.

Applicants must have triage skills, strong assessment/diagnostic skills, must be able to assess adults and children of all ages, assess for appropriate level of care, be adept with electronic medical records/computers.

 

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in social work or a related field
  • Maine State licensure to practice as LCSW is required
  • 1-2 years prior experience working with specific client population to which this position is primarily assigned
  • 2-3 years prior experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required.

10/29/14

Clinician (LCSW)

Biddeford

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

 

D/E

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is currently seeking full-time Clinicians with LCSW licensure to have a mixed caseload of outpatient therapy clients providing counseling to both children and families.

Services include individual therapy to reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, trauma and conduct problems. Therapists work with their clients to develop skills and abilities necessary to manage mental health needs, teach the social skills and behaviors necessary to interact in the community, build relationships with others, learn the skills that will improve self-awareness and social appropriateness.

  • Master’s degree in social work or a related field
  • Maine State licensure to practice as LCSW is required
  • 1-2 years prior experience working with specific client population to which this position is primarily assigned

2-3 years prior experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required.

 

Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

 

11/12/14

Clinician (LCSW & LADC)

(Hot Job)

Belfast

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Substance Abuse - Belfast

D/E

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is seeking an experienced outpatient, substance abuse clinician to perform chemical dependency evaluations of clients across all multiple generations, adolescent through geriatric, for the purposes of diagnosis and treatment planning, develops and documents treatment plans, and is responsible for overall care and case management in conjunction with the team, from the time the client enters treatment through discharge.

Clinician with LCSW and two to three years related experience needed to provide psychotherapy and supportive counseling to both children and adults. Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in individual, family and group therapy as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required. This position also requires careful documentation and good computer skills.

 

  • Master's degree in social work or a related field
  • Maine State licensure to practice as an LCSW and LADC is required
  • 1-2 years prior experience working with specific client population to which this position is primarily assigned.
  • 2-3 years prior experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required.

9/10/14

Clinician (LCSW & LADC)

Belfast

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Substance Abuse - Belfast

D/E

Per Diem

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is seeking an experienced outpatient, substance abuse clinician to perform chemical dependency evaluations of clients across all multiple generations, adolescent through geriatric, for the purposes of diagnosis and treatment planning, develops and documents treatment plans, and is responsible for overall care and case management in conjunction with the team, from the time the client enters treatment through discharge.

Clinician with LCSW and two to three years related experience needed to provide psychotherapy and supportive counseling to both children and adults. Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in individual, family and group therapy as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required. This position also requires careful documentation and good computer skills.

 

  • Master's degree in social work or a related field
  • Maine State licensure to practice as an LCSW and LADC is required
  • 1-2 years prior experience working with specific client population to which this position is primarily assigned.
  • 2-3 years prior experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is required.

9/17/14

Peer Support Specialist

Portland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

BHHO Portland

D/E

PT, 10 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a Certified Intentional Peer Support Specialist!

 

A Certified Intentional Peer Support Specialist is an integral part of the BHHO interdisciplinary team approach to care coordination. The BHH program is for Mainecare members with Serious Emotional Disorders (SED), and Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI), with the goal of integrating and coordinating treatment toward improved physical and behavioral health outcomes.

 

Certified Intentional Peer Support Specialist (CIPSS)

  • The CIPSS is under the direct supervision of the Team Leader for the Behavioral Health Home Organization (BHHO.)
  • The CIPSS is a team member for the Maine Behavioral Healthcare BHHO.
  • The CIPSS is an individual who is receiving or has received services and supports related to the diagnosis of a mental illness, is in recovery from that illness, and who is willing to self-identify on this basis with BHH members (Section 92 Mainecare.)
  • The CIPSS will meet with BHHO clients, providing support in person and by telephone, in office settings and in the community.
  • The CIPSS will attend BHHO team meetings, participate in clinical and administrative agenda items, and assist the team in providing comprehensive care to BHHO clients.
  • The CIPSS will learn the Electronic Health Record utilized by the BHHO and be responsible for documenting BHHO peer support activities in the record within 48 hours.
  • The CIPSS may be responsible for facilitating BHHO groups to include but not limited to support groups, wellness groups, groups based on peer practice models, etc.
  • The CIPSS will provide education to the BHHO team about the tenents of the Intentional Peer Support model, as needed or ongoing.
  • The CIPSS will meet regularly with the BHHO Team Leader as well as with qualified peer supervisors as determined by program management in order to maintain support as well as fidelity to the CIPS model.
  • The CIPSS will practice, mentor and maintain fidelity to the Values of Peer Support:

 

Connection: e.g. Openness

Honor Worldview/Diversity: e.g. Holding multiple truths

Mutual Responsibility: Shared Power

Commitment to Moving Towards: Positive goals

Direct, Respectful, Honest Communication

Patience: e.g. Willingness to sit with discomfort

Commitment to learning and growth

 

10/8/14

Program Manager

Portland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Case Management, TCM, Developmental Disabilities Services

D/E

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a leading nonprofit provider of family services and behavioral health, is seeking A Program Manager! The Program Manager will maintain primary accountability for the management and delivery of safe and effective patient/client care and for the day-to-day functions of the Portland Adult Case Management, Targeted Case Management, and Developmental Disabilities Services programs. The Program Manager shares the leadership of the team and is responsible for the coordination of services. He/She is responsible for the management of team members, client/patient outcomes, design, delegation and supervision of work load, team building and for the appropriate utilization of human and fiscal resources. The Program manager works closely with management to ensure quality and compliance of clinical documentation. He/She is responsible for program sustainability through effective service utilization and case load management leading to the achievement of the overall financial goals.

 

Essential Functions  

  • Oversee the delivery of services from all staff and ensure safe and effective practices
  • Oversee and evaluate clients referred for admissions, including the assessment of client’s physical, emotional, social and environmental background
  • Review and sign when appropriate all clients’ treatment plans and provide relevant feedback to staff for improvement when indicated
  • Maintain all program licensure/certifications according to established policies and institute corrective action when compliance problems arise
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of service and business matters and consult regularly with program administrator/supervisor
  • Be proactive in identifying, reporting and participating in the resolution of any potential or actual client/patient safety issues
  • Remain accessible to the staff at non-scheduled times especially for crisis assistance
  • Manage the program target in accordance with annual budget, actively promote services to referral groups as necessary
  • Evaluate unmet training needs and staff’s performance based on clinical and administrative responsibilities through direct observation of practice and feedback from staff, clients, and outside community resource representatives
  • Assist staff with the provision of direct client service or case management activities
  • Responsible for ensuring an equitable caseload distribution among staff
  • Monitor productivity and review productivity reports weekly or as appropriate depending on program goals
  • Facilitate the staff meetings and other relevant meetings
  • Support all staff in the development of leadership skills and opportunities
  • Service as a positive role models on the team and in the department, continuously strive to exceed customer and co-worker expectations
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for the quality of one’s own practice and professional growth
  • Identify programmatic goals that are realistic and attainable
  • Maintain professional competency by participating in continuing education programs and reviewing current literature and research
  • Initiate the hiring/recruitment and orientation of new staff and work closely with the Human Resources representative during this process
  • Conduct performance evaluations of staff in accordance with established procedures
  • Obtain and maintain applicable program licensure and certifications as needed
  • Demonstrate awareness of QI/PI initiatives and outcomes; assist management with quality assurance outcomes, review data and ensure any implementation of total quality management as required
  • Participate in relevant research projects and understand the ethical considerations for the client participation in such research if applicable
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, psychology or related field is required
  • Maine State licensure to practice at the independent level of an LCSW, LCPC, CARN, RNCS or Ph.D. in mental health and substance abuse is required
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in community settings preferred
  • 3+ years of clinical supervisory and management experience preferred

10/15/14

Project Director of PRIDE

Biddeford / Springvale

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

PRIDE Project / Grant – Biddeford / Springvale

D/E

FT, 40 Hrs

The Director of the PRIDE Project is a health professional who provides leadership and day-to-day management of a 4-year, $1.6 million dollar SAMHSA grant. This is a large scale, high profile initiative involving multiple community partners. The Director of the PRIDE project must possess strong collaborative leadership, excellent communication and advanced project management skills.

The Director of PRIDE reports to the VP of Clinical Services and Operations and assures the successful implementation and evaluation of the project. The Director will implement two PRIDE Health Homes in York County, Maine. PRIDE stands for Prevention, Recovery, Integration and Delivery through Engagement. By integrating Primary Care Providers (PCP) within mental health sites, health outcomes and the experience of care will improve for adults with serious mental illness (SMI), along with reduced care costs. Evidenced-based, integrated physical and mental health care will be provided via an interdisciplinary team including a co-located primary care provider, psychiatrist, nurse care manager, and social work case manager and the patient and family. The Director oversees the implementation of all project activities, coordinates and monitors the performance of contract partners, develops materials, provides training and presentations, facilitates meetings and project communications and ensures that all required reports and documentation are submitted in a timely fashion.

 

Job Requirements

  • A strong understanding of evidence-based Mental Health practice and current trends in community health improvement
  • Excellent presentation, meeting facilitation (in-person and technology-linked), and organizational skills
  • Advanced relational skills and the exercise of discretion, independent judgment, and political acumen
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups on complex community issues
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong cooperative relationships with program staff, partners, representatives of other agencies and the general public
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to think analytically and apply sound judgment, solve problems, make effective decisions
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills, including written, oral, and computer skills
  • Strong software and computer skills, including Microsoft Office (including Word, Power Point, Access, and Excel), database and website utilization and/or development as needed
  • Knowledge of supervisory and employee management principles
  • Ability to travel throughout the seven-county region

 

Education Requirements

A Master’s degree in Mental Health or related field is preferred, including 10 years of progressively responsible experience with public health-related, management, and/or community-based health improvement, and at least 5 years of program leadership and supervisory experience. Experience with implementation of federally-funded programs, management of sub-awards, and understanding of the Cooperative Agreement mechanism for federal awards is preferred.

11/5/14

Residential Supervisor (MHRT/C)

Rockland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Rockland – Grace St & Pleasant St

D/E

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is currently seeking a Residential Care Supervisor! The Residential Supervisor oversees the daily operations of the residential facilities, supervising and assisting staff in helping clients/residents work toward goals leading to independent community living.

Essential Functions

  • Supervise the work of assigned employees to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures
  • Provide and maintain a strong and consistent leadership style that support the Mission and Values of the organization
  • Evaluate unmet training needs and the performance of the staff through direct observation of practice and feedback from staff, clients, and outside community resource representatives
  • Interview and hire new staff, and coordinate orientation and training
  • Ensure the credentialing is up-to-date and that appropriate paperwork is submitted to Human Resources
  • Assist in developing the annual goals and objectives for the organization
  • Discipline employees in accordance with Human Resource policies and procedures
  • Review disciplinary action with supervisor and appropriate Human Resources representative
  • Authorize timesheets and expense reports for clinical staff in accordance with established payroll processes and submit
  • Monitor employee use of earned time while assuring that appropriate coverage for program/facility is met
  • Ensure that all required reporting and other client-related documentation, including documents related to billing, are completed by staff in a timely manner
  • Oversee the daily operations of the assigned facilities/residences; oversee staffing, fill all vacant shifts and schedules are posted at each site
  • Prepare staff scheduled, establish and maintain a current manual of policies and procedures, prepare the residential program budget, and manage the petty cash system
  • Ensure departmental compliance with all Agency licensing standards and regulations
  • Provide departmental orientation to new staff
  • Assist in the preparation of program quarterly reports
  • Ensure that all client records are in compliance with state licensing (DMHM/SAS&DHS)and confidentiality requirements are maintained at all times
  • Facilitate quality management peer review of client records as mandated by policy
  • Participate indirect care of clients as needed by providing one-on-one and small group experience to residents to enhance their community integration
  • Approve transportation for clients when necessary
  • Collaborate with other service providers to ensure that services are being provided to residents
  • Utilize non-aggressive behavior procedures in a safe and efficient manner to ensure the comfort of the client
  • Consult with the Director regarding difficult clinical or high risk situations
  • Participate in a rotating on-call scheduling including evening, nights and weekends as necessary to meet the needs of the program
  • Ensure that the Emergency Procedure protocols are understood and followed by staff and that program specific procedures are established
  • Perform duties with the scope of certification, understand the limitations and requirements of the certification, and assume the responsibility for maintaining the professional certification

 

Bachelor’s degree preferred or extensive experience in the field. 1+ years of supervisory experience required. 2+ years of experience working with the chronic mentally ill is required. Able to pass driving safety standards as set by the insurance company. MHRT-C certification is required. Valid driver’s license and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance.

8/13/14

Residential Care Worker

Belfast

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Residential – Belfast

D/E/N

FT, 38.5 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is currently looking for a Residential Care Worker to join our team. Help us provide emotional support, skills training, rehabilitation and personal supervision for clients at our group home. A sense of humor and the ability to work within the team are essential skills. In addition, these positions are responsible for: supervising and assisting clients with the administration of physician ordered medication, supervising and assisting client’s with activities of daily living, observing and monitoring client’s mental and physical status and reporting changes to the client’s community support worker, and teaching community living skills that promote health socialization and community integration.

* This position is full-time (38.5 hrs) days, evenings, nights.

 

  • One to two years prior experience working in a residential care setting is preferred.
  • Two to three years prior experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is highly desirable.
  • High School diploma is required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or other related field is preferred.
  • MHRT-1 certification or eligibility to receive certification is required (training provided by agency). Proof of all certifications required for provisional MHRT-1

8/13/14

Residential Care Worker

Rockland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Residential – Rockland

D/E/N

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is currently looking for a Residential Care Worker to join our team. Help us provide emotional support, skills training, rehabilitation and personal supervision for clients at our group home. A sense of humor and the ability to work within the team are essential skills. In addition, these positions are responsible for: supervising and assisting clients with the administration of physician ordered medication, supervising and assisting client’s with activities of daily living, observing and monitoring client’s mental and physical status and reporting changes to the client’s community support worker, and teaching community living skills that promote health socialization and community integration.

* This position is full-time (40 hrs) days, evenings, nights.

 

  • One to two years prior experience working in a residential care setting is preferred.
  • Two to three years prior experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients is highly desirable.
  • High School diploma is required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or other related field is preferred.
  • MHRT-1 certification or eligibility to receive certification is required (training provided by agency). Proof of all certifications required for provisional MHRT-1

11/19/14

Residential Care Worker

 

Sanford

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Sanford

D/E/N/WE

Per Diem

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, is seeking experienced per diem Residential Care Workers to join our multi-disciplinary team of professionals. This direct service position is responsible for providing personal care, supervision, and skills teaching to residents as outlined on their individualized residential care plans. The Residential Care Worker collaborates with the residents, outside providers, and families regarding treatment needs and completes required documentation in accordance with agency policy.

 

Valid Maine driver's license, clean driving record, reliable transportation and proof of acceptable motor vehicle liability insurance required.

 

High School Diploma required Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field desirable Experience working in community mental health field preferred Current MHRT-I certified in the State of Maine preferred, training provided to obtain certification

9/1/14

Residential Care Worker

 

Biddeford

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Biddeford

D/E/N/WE

Per Diem

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, is seeking experienced per diem Residential Care Workers to join our multi-disciplinary team of professionals. This direct service position is responsible for providing personal care, supervision, and skills teaching to residents as outlined on their individualized residential care plans. The Residential Care Worker collaborates with the residents, outside providers, and families regarding treatment needs and completes required documentation in accordance with agency policy.

 

Valid Maine driver's license, clean driving record, reliable transportation and proof of acceptable motor vehicle liability insurance required.

 

High School Diploma required Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field desirable Experience working in community mental health field preferred Current MHRT-I certified in the State of Maine preferred, training provided to obtain certification

9/1/14

Residential Care Worker

 

York

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

York

D/E/N/WE

Per Diem

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, is seeking experienced per diem Residential Care Workers to join our multi-disciplinary team of professionals. This direct service position is responsible for providing personal care, supervision, and skills teaching to residents as outlined on their individualized residential care plans. The Residential Care Worker collaborates with the residents, outside providers, and families regarding treatment needs and completes required documentation in accordance with agency policy.

 

Valid Maine driver's license, clean driving record, reliable transportation and proof of acceptable motor vehicle liability insurance required.

 

High School Diploma required Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field desirable Experience working in community mental health field preferred Current MHRT-I certified in the State of Maine preferred, training provided to obtain certification

9/1/14

Residential Care Worker

 

Rockland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Rockland

D

Per Diem

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, is seeking an experienced per diem Residential Care Worker to join our multi-disciplinary team of professionals. This direct service position is responsible for providing personal care, supervision, and skills teaching to residents as outlined on their individualized residential care plans. The Residential Care Worker collaborates with the residents, outside providers, and families regarding treatment needs and completes required documentation in accordance with agency policy.

 

Valid Maine driver's license, clean driving record, reliable transportation and proof of acceptable motor vehicle liability insurance required.

 

High School Diploma required Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field desirable Experience working in community mental health field preferred Current MHRT-I certified in the State of Maine preferred, training provided to obtain certification

7/14/14

Residential Care Worker

Belfast

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Belfast

D

Per Diem

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is seeking an experienced per diem Residential Care Worker to join our multi-disciplinary team of professionals. This direct service position is responsible for providing personal care, supervision, and skills teaching to residents as outlined on their individualized residential care plans. The Residential Care Worker collaborates with the residents, outside providers, and families regarding treatment needs and completes required documentation in accordance with agency policy.

 

Valid Maine driver's license, clean driving record, reliable transportation and proof of acceptable motor vehicle liability insurance required.

 

High School Diploma required Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field desirable Experience working in community mental health field preferred Current MHRT-I certified in the State of Maine preferred, training provided to obtain certification

7/14/14

Substance Abuse Counselor – LADC

Springvale/York County Jail

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Substance Abuse – Springvale

D/E

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a leading nonprofit provider of family services and behavioral health, is seeking a Substance Abuse Counselor (LADC) to join our Springvale Team as well as provide services at York County Jail. The Substance Abuse Counselor performs assessments, and treatment planning/delivery for clients with substance abuse and dual diagnosis related issues.

   Essential Functions           

  • Provide professional individual, family and group substance abuse treatment services to clients and/or families which may include DEEP evaluation and DEEP treatment when indicated as well as work with clients with co-occurring disorders
  • Has authorization to admit to chemical dependence program, diagnose, and initiate treatment planning and discharge from program
  • Perform chemical dependency evaluations of clients (adolescent through geriatric) for purpose of diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Consult with other professionals regarding difficult clinical situations or high risk situations (i.e. suicidal, homicidal, self-destructive behavior, etc.)
  • Perform required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner as specified in the program’s policies and procedures Complies with all record keeping requirements of third party payers and DHHS/OSA with supervision
  • Participate as indicated in quality management activities and maintains quality standards for all clinical records
  • · Provide client/family education about client rights and responsibilities
  • Intervene when appropriate to help families cope with the family member seeking mental health/substance treatment
  • Build resources within family units and help to locate effective supports for family members within their communities
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field is required
  • 1+ years prior supervised experience working with specific substance abuse and/or dual diagnosis client population
  • Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in individual, family and group therapy as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required
  • Current Maine License as a LMSW-CC, LCPC-C, LCSW, LCPC, APRN, or Ph.D. is preferred
  • MHRT-C with CADC or LADC is required. All master’s level staff with primary responsibility for substance abuse treatment will have CADC or LADC within one year of date of performing substance abuse treatment
  • Valid Driver’s License and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance

10/29/14

Substance Abuse Counselor – LADC (LCSW preferred)

Biddeford

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Substance Abuse – Biddeford

D/E

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a leading nonprofit provider of family services and behavioral health, is seeking a Substance Abuse Counselor to join our Biddeford Team! The Substance Abuse Counselor performs assessments, and treatment planning/delivery for clients with substance abuse and dual diagnosis related issues.

 

   Essential Functions           

  • Provide professional individual, family and group substance abuse treatment services to clients and/or families which may include DEEP evaluation and DEEP treatment when indicated as well as work with clients with co-occurring disorders
  • Has authorization to admit to chemical dependence program, diagnose, and initiate treatment planning and discharge from program
  • Perform chemical dependency evaluations of clients (adolescent through geriatric) for purpose of diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Consult with other professionals regarding difficult clinical situations or high risk situations (i.e. suicidal, homicidal, self-destructive behavior, etc.)
  • Perform required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner as specified in the program’s policies and procedures Complies with all record keeping requirements of third party payers and DHHS/OSA with supervision
  • Participate as indicated in quality management activities and maintains quality standards for all clinical records
  • Provide client/family education about client rights and responsibilities
  • Intervene when appropriate to help families cope with the family member seeking mental health/substance treatment
  • Build resources within family units and help to locate effective supports for family members within their communities
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field is required
  • 1+ years prior supervised experience working with specific substance abuse and/or dual diagnosis client population
  • Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in individual, family and group therapy as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required
  • Current Maine License as a LMSW-CC, LCPC-C, LCSW, LCPC, APRN, or Ph.D. is preferred
  • MHRT-C with CADC or LADC is required. All master’s level staff with primary responsibility for substance abuse treatment will have CADC or LADC within one year of date of performing substance abuse treatment
  • Valid Driver’s License and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance

10/16/14

Administrative Team Specialist

Westbrook

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Westbrook

D

FT, 37.5 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a full time Administrative Team Specialist! Please see the following description for this position: Under the direction of the Office Manager, provides financial and administrative support. Position is responsible for organizing, coordinating, and performing office duties requiring discretion and independent judgment. EMPLOYMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains and updates the client record filing system:

  • Monitor compliance of complete record by use of Documentation Checklist held in portfolio. Updates when paperwork is turned in and returns to clinician.
  • Pulls appropriate paperwork from portfolio and processes information in system. Attaches incomplete paperwork to portfolio and returns to clinician for completion.
  • Works with Clinical program manager to ensure paperwork compliance.
  • Maintains client records to include appropriate clinical and administrative forms.
  • Copies treatment plan every time a change is made by clinician and files the most current version into client file. Inputs the following data into the Agency?s computer system on a daily basis:
  • Client?s appointments
  • Client?s services
  • Payments
  • Treatment plan on each client
  • Diagnosis on each client
  • Progress notes on each client Assumes responsibility for ensuring that accurate and current client information is entered into the computer system:
  • Verifies client information when checking client out at time of service and makes changes in the system and in the physical client record.
  • Obtains copies of insurance card, verifies benefit, enters billing information into system with correct billing address information and with clinician of record, monitors ongoing authorization.
  • Monitors and updates treatment plan in the system to ensure that the Agency bills for covered services only and within date ranges specific to regulations. Processes all client payments efficiently and accurately:
  • Reviews client?s payor/financial information at time of service to ensure proper billing.
  • Asks client for their portion of fee for that service and portion or full payment for unpaid balance.
  • Assists client in understanding what makes up their unpaid balance.
  • Posts payments to the correct service dates.
  • Completes payment receipt and gives copy to client.
  • Exercises control over money change fund; secures receipts when funds are used.
  • Prepares daily deposit slips.
  • Follows process as set by agency for closing batches and recording of daily transactions. Maintains and updates economic fee notification on an annual basis.
  • Inputs complete and accurate financial information into the computer system.
  • Prepares fee notification for ongoing client.
  • Informs clinician and client of financial responsibility.
  • Informs client of a change in financial responsibility due to employment, payer source, etc.
  • Informs clinician and or team leader when payment is not being made. Performs ongoing administrative and financial review of active clients:
  • Authorization for service.
  • Continued coverage and authorization of insurance.
  • Management of Mainecare verification.
  • Identifies any trends and reports problems and recommended resolution to the Office Manager.
  • Files client information according to file index.
  • Performs thinning of records according to guidelines.
  • Reviews client record as determined by program. Central Scheduling Process:
  • Inputs all changes in clinician/doctor schedule as directed.
  • Inputs all client/patient appointments in central scheduling as primary schedule.
  • Uses backup paper tool in the event of systems problem.
  • Understands service codes, program unit combinations, and central scheduling color codes to ensure correct scheduling and billing.
  • Updates schedule to include meetings, time off and available intake appointment slots.
  • Reports any issues and problems to Office Manager.

 

Job Requirements

  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite of software (i.e. Word/Excel)
  • Experience working in a fast-paced outpatient behavioral healthcare office
  • Knowledgeable in Federal and State laws concerning billing and collection functions in addition to the previously noted required identified within the general job description.
  • Excellent customer service skills, ability to prioritize, remain organized and work efficiently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and develop relationships with internal personnel and departments as well as patients, family members.
  • High school graduate or any combination of previous business and experience and education equivalent to the desired education background is required. Associate?s Degree in Secretarial Science is preferred.
  • Two to three years of prior experience working in a healthcare or business office setting is required.
  • Prior experience using word processing, spreadsheets or databases is required.

10/29/14

Administrative Team Specialist

Rockland

Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Rockland

D

FT, 40 Hrs

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a full time Administrative Team Specialist! Please see the following description for this position: Under the direction of the Office Manager, provides financial and administrative support. Position is responsible for organizing, coordinating, and performing office duties requiring discretion and independent judgment. EMPLOYMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains and updates the client record filing system:

  • Monitor compliance of complete record by use of Documentation Checklist held in portfolio. Updates when paperwork is turned in and returns to clinician.
  • Pulls appropriate paperwork from portfolio and processes information in system. Attaches incomplete paperwork to portfolio and returns to clinician for completion.
  • Works with Clinical program manager to ensure paperwork compliance.
  • Maintains client records to include appropriate clinical and administrative forms.
  • Copies treatment plan every time a change is made by clinician and files the most current version into client file. Inputs the following data into the Agency?s computer system on a daily basis:
  • Client?s appointments
  • Client?s services
  • Payments
  • Treatment plan on each client
  • Diagnosis on each client
  • Progress notes on each client Assumes responsibility for ensuring that accurate and current client information is entered into the computer system:
  • Verifies client information when checking client out at time of service and makes changes in the system and in the physical client record.
  • Obtains copies of insurance card, verifies benefit, enters billing information into system with correct billing address information and with clinician of record, monitors ongoing authorization.
  • Monitors and updates treatment plan in the system to ensure that the Agency bills for covered services only and within date ranges specific to regulations. Processes all client payments efficiently and accurately:
  • Reviews client?s payor/financial information at time of service to ensure proper billing.
  • Asks client for their portion of fee for that service and portion or full payment for unpaid balance.
  • Assists client in understanding what makes up their unpaid balance.
  • Posts payments to the correct service dates.
  • Completes payment receipt and gives copy to client.
  • Exercises control over money change fund; secures receipts when funds are used.
  • Prepares daily deposit slips.
  • Follows process as set by agency for closing batches and recording of daily transactions. Maintains and updates economic fee notification on an annual basis.
  • Inputs complete and accurate financial information into the computer system.
  • Prepares fee notification for ongoing client.
  • Informs clinician and client of financial responsibility.
  • Informs client of a change in financial responsibility due to employment, payer source, etc.
  • Informs clinician and or team leader when payment is not being made. Performs ongoing administrative and financial review of active clients:
  • Authorization for service.
  • Continued coverage and authorization of insurance.
  • Management of Mainecare verification.
  • Identifies any trends and reports problems and recommended resolution to the Office Manager.
  • Files client information according to file index.
  • Performs thinning of records according to guidelines.
  • Reviews client record as determined by program. Central Scheduling Process:
  • Inputs all changes in clinician/doctor schedule as directed.
  • Inputs all client/patient appointments in central scheduling as primary schedule.
  • Uses backup paper tool in the event of systems problem.
  • Understands service codes, program unit combinations, and central scheduling color codes to ensure correct scheduling and billing.
  • Updates schedule to include meetings, time off and available intake appointment slots.
  • Reports any issues and problems to Office Manager.

 

Job Requirements

  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite of software (i.e. Word/Excel)
  • Experience working in a fast-paced outpatient behavioral healthcare office
  • Knowledgeable in Federal and State laws concerning billing and collection functions in addition to the previously noted required identified within the general job description.
  • Excellent customer service skills, ability to prioritize, remain organized and work efficiently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and develop relationships with internal personnel and departments as well as patients, family members.
  • High school graduate or any combination of previous business and experience and education equivalent to the desired education background is required. Associate?s Degree in Secretarial Science is preferred.
  • Two to three years of prior experience working in a healthcare or business office setting is required.
  • Prior experience using word processing, spreadsheets or databases is required.

11/12/14

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