Mental Health Professional
Company: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Location: North Little Rock
Posted on: June 6, 2021
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This posting will be used to fill multiple
Mental Health Professional at provides direct
clinical services, including but not limited to, diagnostic
assessment, individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy,
collateral intervention, and crisis intervention to patients.
Services are provided primarily in the office, community or home
setting based on patient need and pay source permissions. The MHP
must meet a clinical productivity/service access expectation as set
by the supervisor and the department. S/He completes clinical and
administrative processes and documentation in compliance with
relevant policies and procedures; and participates in staff
meetings, training, supervision, and continuing education
activities as needed to maintain quality and coordination of care
as well as professional licensure and/or certification.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique
combination of education, research, and clinical programs that
encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a
collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the
health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and
Vacation and Sick Leave
discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
Life Insurance up to $50,000
Training and Educational Opportunities
prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS
offered commensurate with experience.
Provides direct clinical services that include but are not limited
to: Diagnostic assessment, individual therapy, family therapy,
group therapy, collateral intervention, and crisis intervention.
This also includes mandated reporting in compliance with legal and
professional standards and guidelines.
Provides Psychological Testing if licensure allows that is
consistent with permission of their Professional State
Completes clinical and administrative processes and documentation
in compliance with Medicaid, insurance, Joint Commission, program,
and departmental policies and procedures. This may include
participation in administrative tasks such as medical record
reviews, treatment outcomes projects, and program development
projects in addition to direct-service-related
Works with administrative support and utilization management staff
as needed to facilitate scheduling, prior and continuing review
authorization of services, and transfer/referral of clients to
other programs as needed.
Participates in regularly scheduled and as-needed departmental and
program staff meetings, training, and supervision.
Participates in continuing education activities as required to
maintain professional licensure and/or certification.
May perform other duties as assigned.
Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related
Current and valid Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed
Certified Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC)
or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) from Arkansas Professional
Board by date of hire
Ability to pass CPI Certification if required
Ability to pass Child Abuse and Neglect Registry check, State
Police background check, and drug test
Ability to pass TB screening
Works with minimal supervision
Makes appropriate decisions related to treatment issues and
mandated reporting independently, with direct clinical supervision
on a weekly or as-needed basis
Maintains client confidentiality in accordance with legal and
professional ethical standards
Accountable for meeting documentation and billing deadlines and
standards as set by program and departmental policies and
Reports to supervisor on outcomes of assigned tasks
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background
check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending
adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as
provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in
relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The
information obtained in these reports will be used in a
confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and
UAMS is anandof
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is
committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for
any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone
at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We
will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a
reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will
accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a
reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead:
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
Taste or smell: Never
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Office
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Near visual acuity
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