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The Mental Health Assessor will complete diagnostic evaluations and paperwork within 48 hours, complete psychosocial history, and mental health assessment to obtain a mental
health diagnosis. Qualified candidates will have an LSW, LPC, or MFT, however, an independent license is preferred. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply!

 

Essential Functions:

  • Evaluate current client and family functioning.
  • Explain the mental health services of OCEC Foundation and engage family, youth, and other pertinent agencies.
  • Maintain current knowledge of DSM-V diagnoses and recommends treatment options and level of care.
  • The diagnostic assessor completes mental health diagnostic evaluations and formulates a diagnosis according to the DSM-V criteria.
  • Maintains knowledge of current psychological measures/ instruments.
  • Obtains documents, information, and signatures from parents and clients that are necessary to complete assessments and evaluations.
  • Summarize the major treatment issues and expected outcomes. 
  • Complete all reports within the necessary time frame.
  • Recommends case disposition to OCEC Foundation programs.
  • Meets with clients to complete assessments.
  • Attends all required staff training and staff meetings.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
  • May be involved in the planning, organization, and implementation of special events or department specific projects or seasonal program changes.
  • In times of need, employees may be asked to complete related duties other than those indicated above as assigned by their supervisor.

Performance/Physical Requirements:

  • Involves extensive driving. A valid driver’s license, safe driving record, reliable transportation, and proof of insurance are required
  • English reading and writing skills required
  • Organizational skills, attention to detail, and confidentiality required
  • Works flexible hours
  • Requires typing and computer competency, including Windows applications for typing case notes and other paper work

Qualifications:

  • Minimum educational level for diagnostic assessor is a Master’s degree and Ohio LSW or LPC. LISW or LPCC is preferred.
  • The minimum education level for psychological assessor or licensed psychologist is a Master’s degree. Must have Ohio LPC, be enrolled in psychology doctoral program, be license eligible through the Ohio State Board of Psychology, or have a psychology license.
  • Regardless of title, employee must have a valid Ohio Driver's License and safe driving record.

SUBMIT

 

  • Attends and participates in scheduled in-service training, educational classes and meetings to maintain current certification and as managed by regulatory agencies and company policies/procedures.
  • Follows nurse procedures and policies to ensure that services rendered meet OCEC Foundation quality standards, and mentors staff through the critical thinking process.
  • Updates and maintains medical records.
  • Performs diagnostic tests as directed and/or needed.
  • Establishes and maintains an open line of communication with all Therapists and Medical Providers
  • Documents client records, labs, medical records ,within Agency designated standards.
  • Meets and sustains the OCEC Foundation designated productivity standard.
  • Provides ongoing education for Behavioral Health and SUD diagnoses and medicines for employees, as needed.
  • Carries out orders as received from Medical Providers.
  • Monitors client vitals and reports to Medical Providers.
  • Completes prior authorizations for medication and return phone calls to clients/families prior to end of shift.
  • Coordinates the medical portion of client care while receiving services at OCEC Foundation
  • Completes nursing assessments for clients.
  • Assists with referrals for clients to see health care professionals.
  • Rotates shift or site as need based on staffing needs.
  • Provides ongoing education on mental health diagnosis and medications.
  • Returns calls for other psychiatry locations as needed.
  • Attends all required staff meetings, Agency trainings, and supervision meetings.
  • Meets and sustains the Agency’s designated productivity standards.
  • Attends cottage team meetings when possible.
  • Completes daily rounds to cottages.
  • Updates and maintain medication cupboards and notebooks.
  • Orders, prepares, and administers medication to clients.
  • Stocks first-aid supplies as needed.
  • Makes appointments for clients to see health care professionals.
  • Prepares client medical reports on a quarterly basis.
  • Meet with provider(s), therapist(s), cottage manager(s), and client(s) as needed.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
  • May be involved in the planning, organization, and implementation of special events or department specific projects or seasonal program changes.
  • Exhibits positivity, flexibility and a willingness to take on new responsibilities as requested or required.
  • Demonstrates positive leadership, promote a team-based work environment and present the agency in the most positive light with all internal and external contacts.

 

Performance Requirements:

  • Must be able to operate a computer and other position related technologies
  • Must be able to verbally exchange information in a confidential manner with employees, clients, students, participants, and/or families in various settings
  • Must be available for crisis management by phone as needed
  • Must be able to work flexible hours as needed
  • Must be able to clearly and confidentially communicate with OCEC Foundation employees, clients, students, participants, and other stakeholders

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • Must be able to access work locations and, as necessary, homes which may include ascending/descending stairs
  • Must be able to stoop, stand, walk, bend, and stay upright to perform work
  • Must be able to visually read written and digital information
  • Must be able to visually determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned and/or to make general observations of facilities or structures
  • Must be able to receive detailed information through oral communication
  • Must be able to hear clients, students, or participants, co-workers, and supervisors at normal speaking levels
  • Must be able to dictate with clients, students, participants, co-workers, and supervisors using all means of communication including but not limited to, in-person, phone, and computer
  • Must be able to run and/or chase as needed
  • Must be able to type case files and other paperwork
  • Must be able to frequently drive to varying work environments including agency office, school based, community based including client homes in various communities
  • Must be able to lift children and infants of varying weights
  • When necessary, must be able to restrain clients of various heights with weights varying up to 300 pounds
  • Must adhere to all OCEC Principals

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Valid State of Ohio Nursing License required.
  • Demonstrated experience in the Behavioral Health lifespan, preferred.
  • Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license, safe driving record and proof of insurance required.
  • Ability to take and pass a physical exam, tuberculosis test, and drug screening.

SUBMIT

 

The Youth Care Worker will work in conjunction with our licensed clinical staff, as part of the team responsible to work with our youth clients, male and female, ages 12 to 18.The Youth Care Worker will help to provide a safe and therapeutic environment for emotionally traumatized youth. Successful candidates should be self-starters, positive role models, are good listeners and have outstanding problem solving skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Work as an integral member of the Residential Treatment team. This responsibility necessitates building and maintaining strong, nurturing relationships with the residents and staff of the Residential youth home observing professional boundaries at all times; effectively communicating with all; and proving leadership in advocacy and support for residents in care.
  • To supervise residents in their care assuring that a safe and therapeutic environment is maintained, during assigned shift (1st, 2nd, 3rd).
  • To handle emergency situations such as environmental, weather related, physical injury.
  • Provide crisis intervention to residents according to residential treatment center policies and procedures.
  • To develop and consistently implement structured routines for daily functioning, including wake-up, hygiene, meals and bedtime.
  • Plans and organizes activities and educational groups for residents which promote change and growth in areas of social skill building, physical, emotional and mental development, according to treatment plans.
  • Implement activities consistent with Brain Building model for treatment.
  • To complete all required documentation, which could be electronic or paper. This includes CIR’s and all mandatory logs; included but not limited to the following, daily logs, night logs, communication logs, morning logs and any other required documentation.
  • Complete all required training, both in person and online through the agency’s learning management system.
  • Appropriately utilizes TACT 2 physical techniques.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
  • May be involved in the planning, organization, and implementation of special events or department specific projects or seasonal program changes.
  • In times of need, may be asked to complete related duties other than those indicated above as assigned by their supervisor.

Performance/Physical Requirements:

  • Work is performed in a residential youth home and wherever clients go on the surrounding campus and in the community.
  • Ability to physically restrain clients whose ages, heights and weights vary
  • Driver’s license with safe driving record in accordance with agency policy
  • English reading and writing skills
  • Interacts verbally with clients, families, co-workers and representatives from outside agencies
  • Attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Ability and willingness to work holidays
  • Team player
  • TACT 2 physical training is an essential function of the position and must be completed to the satisfaction of the instructor.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • In accordance with licensing guidelines, all Youth Care Workers must be at least 21 years of age and must have completed high school or its equivalency.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a social service field and experience working with the adolescent population is preferred.

 

Qualifications Skills

Preferred*

Crisis Intervention*

Some Knowledge_Behaviors

Preferred*

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred*

Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education

Required*

High School or better.

Job Type: Full-time


SUBMIT

 

When you join our OCEC Foundation as a Cook you will:

  • Maintain kitchen and related equipment safely and hygienically
  • Order food and supplies
  • Dispense and store medication, as requested
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation according to OCEC Foundation and other licensing or regulation requirements
  • Help with and take on responsibility in other daily center duties, as needed
  • Support your center’s success by partnering with center staff and leadership to achieve goals around enrollment, accreditation, and engagement

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience:

  • A love for children and a strong desire to make a difference every day
  • Familiarity with proper conditions and food storage, the ability to understand the needs of children with food allergies, and to implement methods of food cross-contamination avoidance.
  • Ability to follow nutritious menus and prepare sufficient quantity of foods for center population
  • Basic math skills required for measuring and calculating serving portions
  • Possess a Food Handler’s License or willingness to obtain
  • At least one year of institutional cooking -- food ordering experience highly desirable
  • Two or more years of experience working with children, highly desirable
  • Must be physically able to use the computer with basic proficiency and the ability to lift up to 40 pounds is strongly desired and may be required to work in some classrooms or in the kitchen.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English

Job Type: Full-time


 

 

SUBMIT

Location
OCEC FOUNDATION
5909 Cable Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44127
Phone: 216-230-4845
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216-230-4845