Denver Health is recruiting a LPC CCP to join our Outpatient Behavioral Health Team!
This position is housed in a federally licensed Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) within Outpatient Behavioral Health Services at Denver Health’s main campus.This position serves patients through individual and group therapy, in addition to case management and milieu support to address opioid use disorder along with secondary addictions and concomitant mental health needs. Clinician utilizes evidence-based framework with a multicultural and trauma-informed lens to support patients in their path to recovery through a central philosophy of harm reduction. Clinician maintains active caseload and Medicaid compliant documentation of services in the electronic health record. Clinician functions as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team in the outpatient setting as well as part of the larger organization. Services uphold Colorado Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) and Licensure Standards. Clinician is actively involved in quality improvement, data monitoring, and in research projects.
This is a full time (1.0 FTE) position with a Monday-Friday schedule with occasional Saturday rotation. The position also offers the ability for 4, 10 hour shifts and occasional work from home, telehealth therapy.
Work Type Full time
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Clinician is responsible for direct patient care of both individual case load and clinic milieu. Facilitates both educational, therapeutic and intensive outpatient groups as well as individual sessions, fundamental case management and milieu support.
Provides basic on-the-job training of assigned duties and assists the supervisor with the day-to-day activities; will reliably provide input regarding corrective action and performance appraisals.
·Partakes in clinical supervision and case consultation with team members
Documents legibly, while accurately reflecting the patient’s clinical progression per regulatory and state guidelines.Responds to patient and referral needs, maintains a safe environment of care and ensures the maintenance of patient confidentiality.
·Promotes positive interpersonal (customer) relationships with fellow employees, physicians, patients and visitors.Treats these individuals with courtesy, dignity, empathy and respect; consistently displays courteous and respectful verbal and non-verbal communications.
·Above all, demonstrates strength based communication through electronic and verbal communication with staff and patients alike.
·Adheres to, complies with and demonstrates support for the mission and values of Denver Health.
·Ensures confidentiality of patient information
Adheres to Denver Health and departmental attendance guidelines.
·Ensures all duties, responsibilities and competencies are conducted in a manner that is effective and appropriate to patients/clients to whom care/service is being provided.
·Demonstrates knowledge and applicability of the principles of growth and development over the life span, as well as demonstrating the ability to assess data reflecting the patient’s status and interpreting appropriate cultural information of the patient(s) to whom care/ services is being delivered/provided.
·Employee has completed and met their clinical competency standards.
·Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
·Graduation from a certified Master’s Program in counseling, social work, psychology or other related human services degree is required.
·Licensed as a LPC, or LCSW
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
·Performs patient care in accordance with evidence-based clinical framework; achieves high standards of care through the implementation and supervision of evidence based services and application of clinical policies and procedures for all patients and staff within a variety of BHS clinic settings.
·Knowledge and the ability to audit for compliance of State, Federal and Agency mandated documentation.
·Possesses critical thinking skills that lead to the identification of the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Provides both clinical care and basic administrative assistance.
Computers and Technology
·Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Outlook, Word.
·Experience using Electronic Medical Record preferred
Certificates, Licenses and Registration
Behavioral Health Licensure issued by Colorado Department of Regulatory Agency.
Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR.
All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
Internal Number: 3364
About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.