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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.  This applies to full-time positions.  Benefits include a flexible work schedule, professional licensure and advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing organization.  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):


Behavioral Health Professional

NOW HIRING Behavioral Health Professionals!

 

We are currently hiring Behavioral Health Professionals throughout the greater central Maine area.

Join the MBHO team as a Behavioral Health Professional! Great benefits, starting pay $11-$14, mileage reimbursement, flexible hours, no experience required! MBHO will provide training and will also reward $300 to those who have already had BHP training! Our BHPs provide direct support to children with developmental delays, in the home and/or community, either individual or group settings. Services are designed to retain or improve abilities which have been negatively impacted by the effects of cognitive or functional impairment and are focused on behavior modification and management, social development, and acquisition and retention of developmentally appropriate skills. All BHP positions are per diem. Start your career today!


Daily Living Support Specialist

 

Position Description: Daily Living Support Services are designed to assist a member to maintain the highest level of independence possible. The services provide personal supervision and therapeutic support to assist members to develop and maintain the skills of daily living. The services help members remain oriented, healthy, and safe. Without these supportive services, members likely would not be able to retain community tenure and would require crisis intervention or hospitalization. These services are provided to members in or from their homes or temporary living quarters in accordance with an individual support plan. Support methods include modeling, cueing, and coaching. Daily Living Support Services are provided by an MHRT-1.

Specific Physical Requirements for Position:  Walking, squatting, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting, crawling, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds, the work environment that is typical for working with children in their home and the community. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

1. Planning

       Advises the Assistant Director or his or her designee on completion of Individual Treatment Plans and goals.

       Provides input into the quality improvement.

       Submits notes and all agency required documents on time.

2. Operations

       Assists with ensuring continuity of care throughout the duration of services by following up with clients and their families when there are issues that may need to be resolved in how services are being delivered

       Is punctual and communicates work schedule

       Identifies and reports any unsafe work conditions

       Participates in problem solving, as necessary

       Attends supervision as required

       Ensures that required documentation is completed to support billing requirements and quality of care

       Reports clinical information as necessary

       Conducts other duties, as assigned

3. Financial

       Ensures that client records support third party billing

4. Human Resource Management

       Maintains appropriate certification

       Maintains a valid driverís license, insurance, and registration

5. Marketing and Public Relations

       Promotes positive attitude toward and about MBHO

6. Programmatic Effectiveness

       Ensures client records are accurate and are completed on a timely basis

       Ensures that documentation produced complies with all legal and regulatory requirements

Performance Standards.

       MBHO has client records necessary to maintain its contract status to provide services

       Performance issues are reported to the Assistant Director in a timely manner for resolution

       Corrective action based on performance evaluation and other guiding documents is taken promptly

       Serves as an effective member of the team

Job Requirements

  1. Must be 18 years of age and have either a high school diploma or a GED.
  2. Reliable transportation, valid driverís license and liability insurance.
  3. Good verbal and written skills.                                                                       
  4. Ability to present a professional image appropriate to job responsibilities.
  5. Well-developed organizational skills and ability to carry out duties with limited supervision.
  6. Ability to fulfill assignments with reliability and punctuality.
  7. Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
  8. Appropriate interpersonal/personal boundaries and the ability to work cooperatively as a team member.
  9. Maturity of judgment and behavior.
  10. Ability to remain flexible to reasonable changes in the work schedule.
  11. Must obtain or have an existing MHRT1 certificate at the date of hire.
     

Scope and Limits of Authority

This person derives power and authority through delegation by the Assistant Director of Adult Services and the Chief Operations Officer, or by any other member of the Executive Team of MBHO from time to time.  

Management Expectations

     1.     The MHRT1 works cooperatively with the organizational staff and outside organizational staff.

2.     The MHRT1 must demonstrate appropriate interaction with peers, clients and others.

3.     MHRT1s will follow organizational policies whether written or verbal.

Minimum Qualifications

Direct care staff will be at least eighteen (18) years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and be certified as an MHRT1.


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: 


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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