Sedgwick County* Children's Psychological Evaluator - COMCARE in Wichita, Kansas
This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11389969 Company: Sedgwick CountyDepartment: COMCARE Pay: $40,852.00 annually Work Schedule: M - F, 8am - 5pm with one evening per week Provide goal-directed, client-centered, medically necessary individual and family therapy to children with Serious Emotional Disturbance and their families in the Family and Children's Community Services Clinic in order to improve the quality of life and ability to function more successfully in the community. Provides evaluation services to children and youth. Computer documentation of all services in a timely manner is required. Service Provision Therapy and Evaluation ServicesIndividual therapy using identified and accepted methods to remediate symptoms of mental illness and/or improve emotional and functional well-being.Intake/assessment to include history, presenting problems and diagnoses using DSM-V criteria.Conduct risk assessments as needed to address safety of clients.Psychological testing services as requested.Sexual offender evaluations as requested.Competency to Stand Trail evaluations as requested.Complete all applicable reports and follow-up for testing services.Treatment PlanningPrepare Treatment Plan including client and family participation on cases where needed.Collaborate in review, updates and progress on goals with Treatment Plan coordinator or other member of the treatment team.DocumentationComplete progress notes in accordance with COMCARE guidelines which meet requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed therapy and client response to treatment within prescribed timelines.Complete Notes for Record, Precautions statements and authorizations for release of records as required and/or recommended.Enters no show and cancellations for accuracy and completeness of medical record.Enter AIMS data as needed.Completes discharge summary when closing to therapy services.Completes court reports or treatment summaries within required timelines as set by the entity requesting these documents. Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree or higher. Must be licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as an LMLP, LPC, or LP. Must have a valid Kansas Driver's license and current proof of automobile insurance. Preferred Qualifications: May be clinically licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as an LCP or LCPC, or LP. It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.