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Behavioral Health Professional Level 2 full-time

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF BROOME COUNTY

Behavioral Health Professional – Level 2 – Boys Community Residence

GRADE 10                                                                                       FLSA (Non-Exempt)

I.                QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Experience

1.               Master’s degree in a Human Service field required                                                         

2.               NYS certification or licensure in professional field

3.               Two years’ experience working in Behavioral Health

Skills

1.               Knowledge of mental illness diagnosis

2.               Knowledge of Dual Disorders

3.               Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team

4.               Good organizational and time management skills

5.               Good oral/written communication skills

6.               Good interpersonal skills

7.               Knowledge of community agencies and resources

8.               Ability to work with service providers

9.               Familiar with computer programs (e.g. Word, Excel)

10.            The ability to climb stairs, bend, stoop, sit, stand, reach and lift items weighing 40 lbs.

11.            Ability to legally operate a vehicle in NY State

II.               RESPONSIBLE TO:    Supervisor

III.               MAJOR FUNCTIONS:

1.               Monitor and assess individual Mental Health status

2.               Identify individual needs based on ongoing assessments

3.               Develop a therapeutic relationship with individual and assisting with problem solving and crisis management

4.               Educate individual and/or family on diagnosis/symptom recognition

5.               Conduct care plan meetings with all relevant service providers

6.               Act as a linkage to community services including medical, behavioral, residential, services, etc.

7.               Utilize software technology pertinent to program

8.               Maintain required documentation and deadlines

9.               Ensure that a person centered planning process is utilized in delivery of services

10.            Link and connect to natural supports and community resources

11.            Provide crisis intervention

12.            Ensure that individual rights are protected and advocate for individual

13.            Participate in and successfully complete all required training and development

14.            Represent the agency and program in the community and with other service providers

15.            Regular and substantial contact with individuals receiving services

16.            Actively participate in team meetings

17.            Perform other job related activities as directed by supervisor

18.            Understand and follow all program policies and procedures

In compliance with all applicable government laws, rules, regulations and standards and all Catholic Charities Policies and Procedures the duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the above.

Catholic Charities of Broome County is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity in the workplace and respect the dignity of each individual. We prohibit discrimination and harassment against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.