Licensed Assessment Specialist
Responsibilities: Accepts, schedules, and completes assigned child and adult assessments in a timely manner while evaluating clients for appropriate services and makes all necessary referrals, both within and outside the agency. Assess urgency of which clients should receive services and forward information to appropriate level of services within agency. Monitors demand for assessments (IATP’s) and coordinates with the Intake/Assessment Supervisor. Assists in coordinating care with additional service providers both within Ecker Center, as well as other community agencies. Creates individualized treatment plans for individuals that see agency psychiatrists. Provides risk assessment support to MHP level clinicians. Reviews and authorizes medically necessity on MHP and QMHP assessments (IATP’s). Provides LPHA supports to meds only IHPA clients.
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Human Service field with clinical licensure (LCSW, LCPC, LMFT) and 1 year clinical experience. Must have a valid Illinois driver's license, auto insurance and automobile. Willingness to work a flexible schedule, if needed. Bilingual Spanish a plus.
Hours: Monday- Friday 9am-5pm, 35 hours per week.