Mental Health Assessor

OhioGuidestone Lorain, OH
Impact Lives. Inspire Change. Be the Solution. Since 1864, we've been an integral part of the Berea community, proudly rooted in faith and a legacy of serving children and families. While our roots remain in Berea, we've grown to support children and families statewide. OhioGuidestone is always looking for passionate people to make a difference in our communities. You can impact lives and inspire change right in your own backyard. Apply today to work at the largest non-profit, mental health service provider in Ohio. We offer FREE CEU trainings, a great support system, education bonuses and incentives, and much more! Full time employees may be eligible for Public Student Loan Forgiveness at OhioGuidestone and are also offered PAID medical benefits for you and your family!OhioGuidestone is seeking Mental Health Assessors to be the first point of contact for OhioGuidestone's clients. Assessors work on an as needed basis providing assessments for 10-15 hours per week. Hours worked are flexible and set by you!The Mental Health Assessor will complete assessments and paperwork within 48 hours, complete psychosocial history, and mental health assessment to obtain a mental health diagnosis. Qualified candidates will have an LSW, LPC, or MFT, however, an independent license is preferred. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply!

Essential Functions:

* Evaluate current client and family functioning.

* Explain the mental health services of OhioGuidestone and engage family, youth, and other pertinent agencies.

* Maintain current knowledge of DSM-V diagnoses and recommends treatment options and level of care.

* The diagnostic assessor completes mental health diagnostic assessments and formulates a diagnosis according to the DSM-V criteria.

* The psychological assessor/licensed psychologist utilize psychometric instruments to gain further insight into client and family functioning.

* Maintains knowledge of current psychological measures/ instruments.

* Obtains documents, information, and signatures from parents and clients that are necessary to complete assessments and evaluations.

* Summarize the major treatment issues and expected outcomes.

* Complete all reports within the necessary time frame.

* Recommends case disposition to OhioGuidestone programs.

* Meets with clients at all OhioGuidestone locations or travels to client's homes to complete assessments.

* Attends all required staff training and staff meetings.

* Maintains regular and reliable attendance.

* May be involved in the planning, organization, and implementation of special events or department specific projects or seasonal program changes.

* In times of need, employees may be asked to complete related duties other than those indicated above as assigned by their supervisor.

Performance/Physical Requirements:

* Involves extensive driving. A valid driver's license, safe driving record, reliable transportation, and proof of insurance are required

* English reading and writing skills required

* Organizational skills, attention to detail, and confidentiality required

* Works flexible hours

* Requires typing and computer competency, including Windows applications for typing case notes and other paper work

Qualifications:

Minimum educational level for diagnostic assessor is a Master's degree and Ohio LSW or LPC. LISW or LPCC is preferred.

Minimum education level for psychological assessor or licensed psychologist is a Master's degree. Must have Ohio LPC, be enrolled in psychology doctoral program, be license eligible through the Ohio State Board of Psychology, or have a psychology license.

Regardless of title, employee must have a valid Ohio Driver's License and safe driving record.

At OhioGuidestone we care about the health and safety of our employees. OhioGuidestone requires applicants to complete a pre-employment screening process upon receipt of an offer of employment. We require and cover the cost of a fingerprint background screening, physical, Tuberculosis test, and drug screen after an employment offer is made. Any employment offer is contingent upon receipt of all satisfactory pre-employment screenings.Committed to creating a more diverse community, we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. EEO/AA M/F/H/V IND10