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Outpatient Paraprofessional - Searcy

Job Code:  93682
Facility: The Pointe Outpatient BHS
Location: SEARCY, AR US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:
I. CASE MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS

Assists in the development and implementation of special therapeutic programs during school breaks.
Connects the family and client with resources and services needed to meet basic needs.
Provides follow-up and consultation with referral sources and/or involved agencies to ensure continuity of care.
Assists with physician and nurse scheduling, providing transportation when needed.

II. TREATMENT DELIVERY

Demonstrates knowledge of developmental tasks of children and adolescents.
Demonstrates the ability to recognize signs and symptoms of anxiety and impending behavioral escalation.
Ability to recognize and evaluate behavior, changing levels of depression, tendencies toward self-aggressive behavior, cognitive functioning deficits, learning deficits, and patient’s capacity for self-care.
Provides therapeutic interventions within scope of training and certification as specified, under the direction of the physician.
Identifies signs of abuse and neglect and follow necessary procedures to ensure client safety.
Demonstrates a willingness to be available to provide client-oriented services, when needed regardless of hours and times.
Achieve productivity expectations through the completion of required clinical hours.

III. TEAMWORK

Communicates accurate information to the treatment team as observed by the supervisor
Works cooperatively and positively with all treatment team members as observed by the supervisor.
Is flexible and creative with job requirements and expectation as observed by supervisor.
Assists other members of the treatment team in arranging appointments with clients and families as needed.
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IV. DOCUMENTATION

Progress notes reflect an awareness of the patient’s pathology and problems, notes are goal directed and follow the prescribed format (P.I.E.) as evidenced by the notes in the medical record.
Documentation is submitted in a timely manner according to Outreach guidelines as evidenced by submission to UR Specialist.
Provides accurate and complete documentation as observed by the UR Specialist.

 
Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university. Computer skills necessary.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Requires certification as a Mental Health Paraprofessional.

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