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Kids, Inc.: Qualified Behavioral Health Professional (QBHP)
Qualified Behavioral Health Professional

KIDS FOR THE FUTURE, INC.
QUALIFIED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROVIDER
JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY:

The Qualified Behavioral Health Provider (QBHP) works closely with the Licensed Clinician (LC) / Mental Health Professionals (MHP) in client monitoring and coordination of mental health services. Monitors the assessment, treatment planning process and follow up for each client, serves as an advocate and liaison for and on behalf of client’s rights and benefits.  The QBHP will also use the treatment plan to address and assist with functional needs through home and community based services (HCBS).

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  1. Communicates and interacts with clients in a caring way.
  2. Skill in providing age appropriate Mental Health interventions.
  3. Effective documentation skills

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. The QBHP will complete the HCBS designed trainings and pass written examination required for certification.
  2. Works closely with professional staff for client monitoring and coordination of mental health and functional services.
  3. Uses the Master Treatment Plan to develop activities to use with clients approved for OBHS services. May provide on-site and off-site intervention to clients under the supervision of the LC.
  4. Identify and provide crisis services as necessary. Makes immediate assessment and responds according to accepted intervention methods and techniques and coordinates other services as appropriate.
  5. Participates in staffing, as appropriate, to keep abreast of therapy goals and progress.
  6. Ensures that all progress notes relating to client intervention reflect Treatment Plan goals and objectives and current diagnosis.
  7. Monitors treatment plan follow-up, services to clients, and over-all conditions in the homes. Follows-up problem areas with the LC covering the client’s case.
  8. Participates in Agency-wide training programs/in-services.
  9. Is familiar with the company’s policies and procedures and guidelines including all safety protocols.
  10. Reports to work dressed appropriately and complies with established company policies regarding dress code.
  11. Ensures confidentiality of client and employee information and responds to internal and external information according to company policy.
  12. Assists in overcoming barriers to treatment of clients.
  13. Completes tasks necessary to maintain the course of treatment, such as obtaining parent signatures, scheduling and participating in independent assessments, other assigned tasks.
  14. May perform other related and non-related duties, as assigned and agreed upon by both parties.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree preferred in related field, preferably Social Work, Psychology, or Education but a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED may be accepted.
  2. Must be able to work well with different types of people. Must relate and communicate easily and effectively with children, parents, and health care professionals.
  3. Must be able to work with culturally diverse population and be sensitive to the needs of each population.
  4. Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License, maintain automobile insurance coverage and have access to an automobile
  5. Must have essential computer skills and ability to navigate and use the company EHR.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  1. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  2. Must be physically able to walk, stand, and stoop for several hours each day.
  3. Employee travels by automobile and is exposed to changing weather conditions.
  4. Will work in various residential environments based on assigned caseload.

 

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

 Direct Supervisor:  Clinical Director/Clinic Coordinator/Licensed Clinician

Workers Supervised:  None

 

JOB STATUS:

This position is Fee for Service – Billable hours.  Meeting the frequencies of each client, as prescribed, will be assessed as part of the employee’s performance evaluation.

 

COMMENTS:  This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified.  Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.