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Therapist - Intake Specialist - NFMH Liaison - Adults 

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Wyandot BHN is seeking a dedicated Mental Health Therapist to add to our Community Support Services, Homeless Team. This a full-time position with two roles: 1) Intake Specialist, and 2) NFMH Liaison. The Intake Specialist completes assessments to determine if persons in a housing crisis meet criteria for service. The NFMH Liaison role completes assessments on consumers in Wyandotte County seeking placement in a Nursing Facility for Mental Health.

Essential Job Duties:

Intake Specialist duties include:

  • Complete intakes for homeless consumers to access needed mental health and homeless services, and make appropriate internal and external referrals.
  • Provide back up and clinical support to homeless case managers and outreach specialists when appropriate.
  • Assist with program data collection, grant writing and other administrative needs as assigned.
  • Facilitate therapeutic interventions for clients experiencing emotional distress.
    NFMH Liaison duties include:
  • Coordinate information and services between Wyandot Center and NFMH/hospital that relate to a consumer's admission, ongoing treatment, discharge and outpatient follow-up.
  • Conduct PASRR Level II assessments to determine appropriateness of nursing home placement for consumers.
  • Conduct Continued Stay screens on all Wyandotte County residents and/or other NFMH residents seeking independent living in Wyandotte County.
  • Refer client and/or family to community resources for housing or treatment to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness.

 
Position Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s level degree in social work, counseling, or related field required.
  • Must have licensure level to be a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP).
  • Familiarity with mental health theory and practice.
  • Ability to recognize and be sensitive to cultural, ethnic and socioeconomic differences.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm  
Division Wyandot Center  
About the Organization Wyandot Behavioral Health Network (Wyandot BHN) is a family of organizations serving the behavioral health needs of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and beyond.

Our network of organizations provides resources for adults, children and families in need of behavioral health services; individuals experiencing homelessness; assistance with housing, employment, and other needs.

Wyandot BHN organizations include:

• Kim Wilson Housing, Inc. - Supportive housing program
• RSI - 24/7 Crisis Center
• PACES - Children & adolescents behavioral health care center
• Wyandot Center - Adult behavioral health care center  
EOE Statement Wyandot Behavioral Health Network's family of organizations: Kim Wilson Housing, PACES, RSI and Wyandot Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Wyandot Behavioral Health Network to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender (to include orientation, identity or expression), disability, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. Any act of retaliation or discrimination against any person who has filed a complaint or assisted or participated in any investigation involving a complaint is prohibited.
 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://WyandotInc.appone.com



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