Licenced Mental Health Clinician

LSUHSC- NO DEPT OF PSYCHIATRY   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on May 12, 2022
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The Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMHP) in this position will function as one of the 10 Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Teams in the state specifically known as the Spoke Care Team (SCT) as part of the Louisiana State Opioid Response Program (LaSOR). TheSCTwill serve approx. 200 patients being treated for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) by Office Based Opioid Treatment Providers (OBOTs) also referred to as Spokes. This program is in conjunction with an agreement between the State of Louisiana Office of Behavioral Health and LSUHSC-NO. Incumbent will provide addiction mental health services and case management to patients and families in order toOBOTproviders, such as screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT), assessments, case coordination, and recovery support services, as well as assistance with data collection and entry. Incumbent will work collaboratively with other project personnel in developing/supporting waiver authorized prescribers, contracts, and consent for treatment. All work will be performed in accordance with the laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of all applicable licensing and governmental agencies, LSUHSC, and with the guidelines set by the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Behavioral Health. This position services the following parishes: Jefferson. In some cases tele modalities may be used. This position supports the Jefferson parish area

Required Education: Bachelor's in Social Work, psychology, or related field

Required: At least one of the following: LAC, Licensed Addiction Counselor; LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker; or LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor Two years Addiction experience either in training or in practice required

Preferred Education: Master's in Social Work, psychology, or related field Preferred: LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker; LCSW-S, Licensed Clinical Social Worker – Supervisor; LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor; LPC-S, or other advanced credentials applicable to substance abuse support

Preferred: Two years of addiction experience either in training or in practice in collaborative care setting LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities.

As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.