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Community Support Specialist III - Master's Degree Required

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • North County Facility -
  • Mileage Reimbursement -
  • Local Travel Required -
  • Salaried -
  • Monday - Friday; No Weekends or Holidays -
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. -
  • Benefits Eligible -
  • Potential Hybrid Remote -

  • Job ID: 1206005
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 6,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. François, Iron and Washington counties.  As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.  BJC Behavioral Health also administers the BJC Employee Assistance Program ad Behavioral Health Partners, an administrative services organization.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Responsible for providing community support services to maximize opportunities available to people living in the community who are trying to recover from the serious and persistent effects of mental illness.


    Responsibilities

  • Provides community support services to complex clients to include clients on care plan, using treatment plan interventions that result in positive outcomes, based on individual strengths and needs. Typical case load of 30-35 clients.
  • Completes timely documentation of services that clearly describe the need for the service, the intervention provided, the relationship to the treatment plan, the provider of the service, the date, the actual time and setting of the service, and the individual's response to the service.
  • Contacting individuals and/or referral sources following missed appointments in order to re-engage and promote recovery/resiliency efforts. Supporting individuals in crisis situations.
  • Provides mentorship and job shadowing to community support colleagues. Provides qualified mental health provider assistance to clinical teams including but not limited to assessment of access to services.
  • Complete annual assessment and other documentation of clients.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Human Services or related

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Valid Driver's License

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     


    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer