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Maine Behavioral Health Organization currently offers Harvard Pilgrim health insurance which includes a $200 per month company match, dental insurance, sick time, paid holidays, and paid vacation time.  Benefits include a flexible work schedule, professional licensure and advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing organization.  New Case Managers are eligible to receive a $1,000 sign-on bonus.  Case Managers are also eligible to receive up to $2,000 per year after tax in incentive bonuses.  Maine Behavioral Health Organization is an equal opportunity employer.  If you are applying for a position, please mail, fax or email a completed job application along with your resume and cover letter to:

Maine Behavioral Health Organization
Attn: Human Resources
49 Oak Street
Augusta, ME  04330

Fax:  (207) 626-8312
mainebehavioralhealth@mainebehavioralhealth.org


Maine Behavioral Health Organization is currently seeking applicants for the following position(s):


Community Integration Services Case Manager, Mental Health Services

The Community Integration Services Case Manager is a trained, supervised professional who works as a member of a team of professionals and provides mental health services.  Services involve direct contact with recipients of services, assistance in symptom management and advocacy and assistance with access to resources.  The Community Integration Services Case Manager works independently with a high level of autonomy while coordinating services with other members of the Mental Health Team.  This position requires work in clients' homes, school, and with the community.

General Expectations:  The general expectations of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

Primary Responsibilities:  The primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

Educational Qualifications:  A four year college degree is preferred.  In addition, the Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician - Community (MHRTC) designation is desired.

Experience Qualifications:  The Community Integration Services Case Managers shall have two (2) years of directly relevant experience, which may include experience in psychiatric inpatient, outpatient, or residential settings, relevant life experience or practicum, or experience with mental health consumers.

Personal QualificationsThe Community Integration Services Case Manager shall be sensitive towards others, comfortable working with recipients of mental health services and be dependable, consistent, and flexible.  S/he shall possess a positive outlook on rehabilitation, strong organizational and oral and written communication skills, sound judgment, creativity, initiative, limit setting skills, and values consistent with the agency.  A valid Maine drivers license and a vehicle is required.


Clinician (Skowhegan)

Clinicians are responsible for counseling clients by regular appointment. Clients may have various symptomologies, comorbidity, and co-occurring diagnosis. On occasion, the clinician may be required to travel in order to provide counseling, and may be required to meet with members of the case management team to provide clinical evaluations of clients. The Organization uses the collaborative decision making process, which requires input from clinicians and clients, to ensure the quality of services delivered.

Reports to: Clinical Director

Expectations:

Primary Responsibilities: 


Med Clinic Manager (Skowhegan)

Function:

Reports to: Clinic Manager

Performance Expectations:

1. Planning

2. Direct Services

Meets with the client to complete the remainder of the intake paperwork. Logs into APS, develops a treatment plan, and completes/submits supplemental paperwork to APS.

Develops the treatment plan in conjunction with the client and the client's health care providers, when available. The treatment plan includes the following:

A) Interventions to solve/resolve the client's medication related conditions (interventions include initiating medication management, changing drug products or doses, discontinuing medications, addressing substance abuse issues that impact physical and mental health recovery, and educating the client).

B) Individualized goals for each condition being treated. Goals are individualized based on risk, co-morbidities, other drug therapies, patient preferences, and physician/prescriber/practitioners? intentions.

C) Personalized education and interventions that will optimize each client's medication experience and facilitate positive outcomes.

D) Measurable outcome parameters that can be monitored and evaluated at follow-up to determine the impact of service and services provided. This will include the estimated number of treatment sessions and attendance rates.

E) Appropriate follow-up time frames to ensure the interventions were effective and determine if any safety issues have developed or been identified since the last evaluation.

F) Discharge planning parameters. Upon discharge from the program, makes phone or other contact with the client in 6 month and 12 month intervals to determine whether treatment outcomes have been maintained or there is a need for readmission to the program.

2. Management

3. Human Resources


Registered Nurse Certified (Psychiatric), Registered Nurse Board Certified (Psychiatric) (Skowhegan)

Function: Meets with clients on a regular basis to assess client needs and makes recommendations to medical staff in regards to the continuation of treatment; formulates treatment plans for medication management, conducts chart reviews, and completes regular follow-up.

Reports to: Advance Practicing Registered Nurse/Medical Director or Chief of Operations.

Major Functions/Accountabilities:

1. Planning

       Engages clients to facilitate treatment planning.

       Develops client treatment plans within established policy.

       Ensures treatment plans show a plan to mitigate non-adherence.

       Adheres to medication management best practices.

       Works with the clinic manager to assist in smooth functioning of the clinic.

       Check in with clients, under observation at the clinic, to monitor symptoms.

2. Management

     Reviews client files and alerts staff when there is missing documentation.

     Applies best practice strategies to medication management, prescription monitoring, policy adherence and management.

     Promotes a culture that reflects the Organizationís values, encourages good performance, and rewards productivity.

     Alerts appropriate supervisor to practices that may be considered to be outside of generally accepted practices or outside of the medical model.

3. Financial Management

     Maintains a mild awareness of the budget.

4. Human Resource Management

     Maintain professional qualifications, certifications, and licensure.

     Maintain documentation that adheres to the Organizationís documentation standards; hold subordinates accountable to the organizationís documentation standards, if assigned to a supervisory role.

5. Marketing and Public Relations

       May serve as a link between the Organizationís behavioral health programs and the medical community.

       Follow the Organizationís referral process.

6. General Administration

       Participate in grant writing, as needed.

       Participate in training organizational staff as mutually agreed upon.

       Mediates professional disagreements where professional medical opinions are required.

       Serves as liaison to managed care plans in resolution of issues related to prior approval for medical services and denials for services rendered.

       Completes all paperwork as required in the policy.

7. Community Relationships

   Maintains awareness that all employees and contractors are representatives of the organization and that conduct should maintain a good image for the organization.

   Actively advocates for the organization, its beliefs, and its programmatic efforts.

   Builds relationships with peer organizationís staff and other medical providers when appropriate; always maintains professionalism.

9.  Programmatic Effectiveness

   Stays abreast of current trends related to assigned program area and anticipates future trends likely to have an impact on success.

   Makes recommendations to programs in response to program evaluation.

   Implements quality improvement initiatives identified in the quality improvement program.

Experience:

       Graduate of an accredited school and appropriately licensed by the State of Maine.

       Demonstrated professional commitment to assist in providing services to medically underserved persons.

       Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

       Computer literate in electronic mail, word processing, and information management programs.


Advanced Practicing Registered Nurse (Skowhegan)

Function: Reports to the executive team in the absence of the medical director/associate medical director. Meets with clients on a regular basis to assess client needs, prescribe medications and assure that clients have the opportunity to benefit from a wide array of treatment to enhance their medication adherence.

Reports to: Medical Director/Chief of Operations

Major Functions/Accountabilities:

1. Planning

2. Management

3. Financial Management

4. Human Resource Management

5. Marketing and Public Relations

6. General Administration

7. Community Relationships

9. Programmatic Effectiveness

Experience:


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