Clinical Training Specialist
Company: A Better Way Inc
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Clinical Training Specialist Job Summary: The full-time Clinical
Training Specialist position is under the combined supervision of
Mental Health and Quality Assurance. The Training Specialist is a
"go to" person who needs to be very well organized, self-motivated,
reliable, and highly detailed-oriented. They must have the ability
to work well with other professionals in a collaborative and
cooperative manner. As a member of the Mental Health and Quality
Assurance team, the Clinical Training Specialist needs to be a team
player who thinks critically and strategically; communicates
effectively; is proactive and flexible. The Clinical Training
Specialist is responsible for supporting the Directors and Staff in
planning, coordinating, and implementing the organizations
strategies in quality assurance and continuous quality improvement
activities to ensure compliance with state, federal and local laws,
regulations, and contractual requirements for the mental health
programs. The Clinical Training Specialist provides direct support
to the mental health teams to ensure clinical staff are
well-prepared and competent in meeting their documentation
compliance and providing quality care to clients and families. The
Training Specialist will be based in our Fruitvale Office but will
work with all of our Mental Health Programs (Alameda, Contra Costa,
San Francisco, and Solano Counties). Qualifications: Registration
with the BBS required.
LCSW/LMFT/LPCC strongly preferred.
3-5 years clinical experience working in either community based
mental health, wraparound, or residential settings with focus on
Medi-Cal/EPSDT billing required.
Knowledge and ability to interpret state regulations and
requirements applicable to treatment and reimbursement under
Medi-Cal, EPSDT and other mental health party payers.
Ability to create and use PowerPoint slide presentations and/or
other means of presenting materials for training.
Experience training small and large groups.
Ability to develop and maintain organized systems.
Must be very detail oriented, accurate and timely with assigned
Must possess great interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and
written communication skills.
Ability to take initiative, use good judgment and ask questions as
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with staff and other agencies.
Motivated, self-starter able to work in a team environment.
Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of various types of
records including personnel, client, and clinical information.
Must possess independent means of transportation and must travel
between Agencys offices in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco and
Solano Counties. Duties and Responsibilities: Provide monthly
training to staff on areas related to their electronic health
record, HIPAA, and systems work.
Identify training needs for clinical staff by collaborating with
the Quality Assurance staff and consultants.
Develop training material to support clinicals staff growth in
assessment and treatment planning.
Develop training material that is customized to each countys
documentation standards and provide to corresponding staff.
Provide training to all clinical staff on a variety of topics
including paperwork, evidence informed practices.
Develop and support clinical programs in understanding how The
Joint Commission policy and procedures impact client care.
Provide training to clinical staff in understanding County, State,
Federal, and The Joint Commission policy and procedures.
Provide 1:1 and small group consultation to clinical staff around
compliance and best practices.
Track ongoing issues as it relates to clinical charts or
Maintain working knowledge and understanding of the agencys
electronic health record for mental health programs.
Support clinical programs by developing or updating existing
clinical documentation guides.
Assist in special projects and other duties as assigned by Training
Director or Quality Assurance Staff
Work with other agency departments to ensure the flow of needed
information. Work Environment While performing the duties of this
job, the employee regularly works in an office or telehealth
setting. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate
objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The
employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear. Position
Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time, exempt position.
Days and hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. (subject to change to meet the business needs). Travel
Local travel to various worksites is required. Work
Authorization/Security Clearance Employees must pass a background
check and receive TB and health clearances prior to employment.
Good driving record is required and will be checked annually.
Covid-19 vaccination required, including booster. A Better Way is
committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive
full consideration without regard to age, race, color, ethnic
background, religion, gender, sexual orientation, HIV-status,
national origin or disability. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. #ZR
Keywords: A Better Way Inc, Oakland , Clinical Training Specialist, Healthcare , Oakland, California
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