Reporting to the Program Director, the Clinical Assessor is responsible for
ensuring that clients are referred to the appropriate level of care by
screening, interviewing, scheduling, and completing assessments and completing
the intake process with clients and their families both on site and in the field.
- Daytime, Evening, and Weekends
primary counselor duties to clients and their families include but are not
of treatment plans for review by supervisor
services such as crisis intervention; group, individual, family and didactic
sessions under regularly scheduled supervision of QCC
initial screenings and comprehensive assessments for review by QCC
discharge summary and planning for review by QCC
of treatment services with probation, school and other referral sources.
counselors may be asked to conduct services in multiple languages to meet the
needs of the clients and families.
daily assessments, screenings, and diagnoses for QCC review for prompt referral
and intake to the appropriate level of care.
interventions with potential clients
a potential client that is not in need of treatment at Phoenix House to connect
with outside sources to provide the appropriate resources and care needed.
test results, psych evaluations, legal histories, social histories, and drug
assessments, along with other reports/interviews to determine if candidate is
appropriate for treatment at Phoenix House.
Will prepare all for review by a QCC.
and prepares a substance abuse diagnostic impression for each client after
reviewing all materials provided, conducting additional assessments, and
completing client/family interviews.
waiting lists for clients and families as a means of support for them while
awaiting treatment services.
with Assessment & Referral team, Client Care team, Billing team and
Treatment team to ensure that potential clients are screened and authorized for
treatment by the appropriate funding source(s).
the admissions and discharge process to maintain an accurate daily census
and completes the admissions of clients with approval by their authorized
representatives and/or funding agencies.
multiple reports to track calls, assessment, admission, and referral data. Presents to leadership team in an organized
manner as needed.
LPC, LCSW, LMFT and degree in related field
maintain a valid Texas Drivers' License, have proof of automobile insurance and
maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy
- One or more years counseling
experience which include providing assessments or admissions for substance
abuse or mental health services, preferably with adolescents
in MS Office systems
and maintain effective working relationships with others
effectively with others both orally and in writing
to work effectively in a fast-paced changing environment
to establish and consistently enforce appropriate boundaries with patients
to model positive behavior and demeanor
time management and organizational skills
to be flexible; problem solver, self-directed; customer service-oriented, and
and ability to engage and develop rapport with patients and families of various
in Spanish preferred
Job Location: Austin, TX
Job ID: 24