UnityPoint Health

Outpatient Licensed Clinician - LCPC or LCSW required - UnityPlace

Requisition ID
2021-87158
Category
Behavioral Health Services - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IL-Peoria
Address
221 NE Glen Oak Ave
Affiliate
5020 UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center
City
Peoria
Department
Mental Health Clinic- MMCI
State
IL
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
40 hours per week, 1st shift
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Outpatient Licensed Clinican - LCPC or LCSW Required - UnityPlace

Mental Health Clinic 

Full time - 40 hours per week, Benefitted

1st Shift

 

Sign-On Bonus Available!

Up to $10,000 for LCPC or LCSW

 

To provide assessment, treatment planning, and group/individual/couples' therapy for behavioral health patients in an outpatient setting.

 

About UnityPoint Health - UnityPlace:

UnityPoint Health - UnityPlace is proud to offer the most comprehensive addiction and mental health services in the Peoria, Illinois region to you and your family. UnityPlace was formed by the joining of UnityPoint Health®, Human Service Center and Tazwood Center for Wellness in April of 2019. UnityPlace is a new non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the growing behavioral health care needs of the community. Our compassionate and committed treatment team is comprised of many experts from psychiatry and addiction medicine. 

Our goal is to deliver comprehensive behavioral healthcare to optimize the patient's well-being. It is our privilege to partner with our patients on their journey of healing. 

As a member of the UnityPlace Team, our team members are eligible for a benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement
  • Paid Time Off

Additional benefits are available, apply today to discuss our full benefits package!

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org.

Responsibilities

Provides quality clinical services to clients through individual, group, and/or family therapies and documentation is timely, concise, relevant, and meets payor/legal requirements.

  • Services reflect accepted standards of care and are based on clinical evidence.
  • Completes treatment plan which includes measurable goals, expected length of treatment, and planned interventions on every patient.
  • Interventions reflect a knowledge of age-appropriate behaviors
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy and other brief therapies are utilized whenever appropriate
  • Group facilitation reflects expertise in group dynamics
  • Documentation reflects interventions of clinician as well as responses of clients
  • Each patient visit (including groups) is documented reflects active treatment based on the treatment plan, progress towards goals, and patient's response to treatment; progress notes are congruent with department policies/procedures, e.g. ‘DAIR' charting.
  • All hand-written documentation is legible and is written on appropriate department/MMCI forms.
  • Completes all documentation and correspondence as expected by payor whenever necessary
  • National Patient Safety Goals are incorporated into the treatment and goals of all patients
  • CPI certification is current and utilized in the care of all patients
  • Demonstrates Joint Commission Inspection readiness at all times in performance of clinical responsibilities

 

Completes initial and ongoing assessment of client.

  • The initial assessment is dictated or within 2 business day of the initial visit
  • The assessment includes all five diagnostic axes. (DSM-IV) and all bio- psycho- social realms
  • The assessment includes a description of the presenting problem as well as a summary of the behavioral illness(es)
  • The assessment includes a brief summary and clinical impression of the clinician
  • Information from significant others is included whenever available and appropriate, with all necessary releases completed accordingly
  • Obtains pertinent information from other sources, i.e. teacher, PCP, counselor, etc. whenever possible for purposes of conducting a thorough assessment
  • Established targets for chart review indicators are consistently met. Target is 90% compliance.
  • Preparation for and participation in weekly meetings with psychiatrists is consistent
  • Patient is ongoingly assessed during each subsequent visit, and this is documented in the progress notes.

 

Provides case management, referrals, and discharge planning

  • Assists with obtaining authorization for visits whenever necessary.
  • Coordinates treatment as well as discharge with significant others, employers, schools, involved welfare agencies, psychiatrist, and any other care provider as appropriate
  • Identifies clinically appropriate level of care; facilitates transition between levels of care within the Behavioral Health and Service Line continuum of care
  • Provides timely feedback to referring party with appropriate releases

 

Productivity reflects efficient and appropriate use of time.

  • Provides appointment times which meet customer needs
  • Due to high no-show rate of patients, overbooks appointments daily (minimum of 9 patients for 8-hour day) obtain approval for anything else.
  • Clinician target productivity is 80% of billable hours.
  • Makes self available for urgent clinical services whenever possible.
  • Will facilitate group therapy session/week if clinically appropriate clients are available.
  • Participates in non-clinical activities as approved by supervisor

Qualifications

Education: Master's Degree in the field(s) of Counseling, Psychology, or Social Work required

 

Credentials: LCPC, LCSW or LMFT in the state of Illinois is required.

 

Experience: 1-3 years of experience in/with Behavioral Health setting preferred.

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