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Licensed Clinician (LCSW, LMSW, LPC)

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Augusta, GA
Category: Crisis Response Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:

Join Benchmark Human Services and positively impact the lives of other people! Benchmark is a national leader in providing services to individuals with disabilities and mental illness. We work with people at home, at work, and in the community providing crisis response.

Benchmark is seeking a Licensed Clinician (LCSW, LMSW, LPC, etc.) to join our team in providing crisis support services to individuals in our community who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis. The Clinician will provide case management services to individuals who are receiving services in our Transition Crisis Support program.

Since 1960, Benchmark has been empowering marginalized populations to see their potential.  We are committed to realizing the full potential of EVERYONE – those we serve, our partners and vendors, and our employees, who bring our mission to life each day. We actively strive to be a workplace that honors the unique experiences of our employees. Benchmark believes we are stronger, better, more effective in our pursuits when we are diverse; when we are equitable; and when we create space for everyone to be their authentic selves.

Benefits:

  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Short term disability
  • Employee discounts with various vendors
  • Advancement opportunities

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a member of the professional team for the crisis support homes.
  • Ensure that all services are documented and meet all criteria for Medicaid waiver billing.
  • Coordinate the intake process of individuals to the crisis program.
  • Develop discharge plan detailing the discontinuation of crisis support services.
  • Facilitate community referral for necessary services.
  • Complete post discharge follow-up with individual’s caregivers to ensure successful transition.
  • Maintain system for collecting objective data, program specific information, and quality outcome data.
  • Seek input and maintain effective communication with IDT, behavior specialist, and supervisor.
  • Attend all agency, departmental, and individual specific meetings as directed.
  • Attend individual psychiatric appointments and inpatient psychiatric discharge meetings.
  • Conduct direct support staff training on implementation of individual treatment plans.
  • Supervises and assists in transport of individuals, as needed.
  • Must report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation to supervisor or department head.

Qualifications:

  • Current, valid Georgia licensure as a LCSW, LMSW, LPC or similar.
  • Valid CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Valid Driver’s License and auto insurance.
  • Certification and ongoing training in crisis intervention curriculum.
  • Experience working with individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities and/or mental illness.

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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