MST Outreach Coordinator

MST Outreach Coordinator

Job Code: MSTOC-121

Revision Date: May 17, 2022

Salary Range:  

$17.55 - $28.71 Hourly

$1,404.00 - $2,296.80 Biweekly

$36,501.00 - $59,712.00 Annually

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Overview

We are an agency committed to innovative behavioral health services in trauma-informed care that promote healing and recovery to instill a sense of empowerment and foster a lifelong sense of resilience.

General Description

The purpose of this job to engage families and stakeholders in MST referral and intake process.

This class works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences. 

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

  • Coordinates trainings for stakeholder agencies providing referrals to the Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST) program
  • Creates a partnership with associated stakeholder agencies, to include school systems, Department of Child and Family Protective Services (DCFPS), El Paso County Juvenile Probation Department, and others as needed. Ability to provide presentations to audiences for up to 100 individuals.  
  • Maintains records of previous trainings completed, staff meetings, and clinical staffing
  • Aids MST Supervisor in maintenance of referrals received, to include ensuring all documentation necessary has been submitted and on-going waitlist management
  • Serves as an initial point of contact for families referred to MST, to include completion of initial intake paperwork and on-going records maintenance.
  • Maintains continuous working relationships with all community partners, with specific emphasis on mental health and advocacy partnerships.
  • Develops positive working relationships with community partners and interacts with stakeholders regarding planning, coordination and requesting services.
  • Represents EHN in the local professional community and statewide; may serve on committees to do outreach.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Health or Human Services, Psychology, Social Services, Behavioral Health, Rehabilitation or related field.

No prior MST experience is necessary. Training on the MST model and how to implement it will be provided.

Experience with trauma-informed services; cognitive behavioral therapies, including DBT; and motivational therapies including the use of incentives, preferred.

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of trauma-informed theories, principals, and practices (includes multi-faceted understanding of concepts such as community trauma, intergenerational and historical trauma, parallel processes, and universal precautions), preferred.

Physical Demands

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Work in the homes of clientele; can be exposed to animals, alternative lifestyles, etc. Work with clients, and possibly family members, who are involved in the criminal justice system.

  • Involves routine and frequent exposure to:
    • Bright/dim light; Dusts and pollen.
    • Extreme heat and/or cold; Wet or humid conditions.
    • Extreme noise levels, Animals/wildlife.
    • Vibration; Fumes and/or noxious odors.
    • Traffic; Moving machinery.

Special Certifications and Licenses

  • Must be able to be credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional-Community Service (QMHP-CS) certification in the timeframe designated by EHN.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a TB, criminal background and drug screen.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

Emergence Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires Emergence Health Network to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Other Job Characteristics

  • Staffing requirements, including criteria that staff have diverse disciplinary backgrounds, have necessary State required license and accreditation, and are culturally and linguistically trained to serve the needs of the clinic's patient population.
  • Credentialed, certified, and licensed professionals with adequate training in person-centered, family centered, trauma informed, culturally-competent and recovery-oriented care.
  • Flexible schedule; subject to non-traditional hours.
Note: This Class Description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Emergence Health Network and an employee and is subject to change by the Emergence Health Network as its needs change.