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Clinical Assessment Specialist

Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA Req #985
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

National Counseling Group (NCG) is the premier provider of community based behavioral health services in Virginia, with over 25 offices across the Commonwealth. We specialize in home-based counseling, crisis stabilization, skill building, school-based treatment and outpatient counseling.

As one of the most respected human service providers in Virginia and a proud partner of ncgCARE, NCG has helped countless individuals through innovative practice, exceptional training and passionate employees like yourself.


National Counseling Group is seeking a Full-time Clinical Assessment Specialist in the Fredericksburg, VA area. 


    • Conduct Comprehensive Needs Assessments (CNA)

      • Meet face to face with the identified client and guardian (if the client is a minor) to gather relevant clinical information

      • Complete intake forms (including appropriate releases)

      • Write the narrative of the CNA, as outlined in the EHR form

      • Populate the client’s profile in the EHR (including diagnoses, medications, allergies, etc.)

      • Connect with associated professionals who are/have been involved with the assessed client

      • Recommend service(s) based on the CNA

    • Conduct the service authorization process

      • Complete the Service Authorization Form in the EHR

      • Submit the form to the appropriate MCO (via efax or MCO portals)

      • Interact with the MCO Care Coordinator (if necessarily) regarding addition information requests or service justification

      • Notify local leadership and the NCG authorization specialist about the disposition of the service request.

    • Complete Annual Re-assessments

    • Complete Independent Assessment, Certification, and Coordination Teams (IACCTs)

    • Provide at least the equivalent of 8 CNAs/IACCTs per week (annual re-assessments or IACCT follow-ups count as half credit)

    • Provide Licensed Outpatient services to individuals receiving IIH, TDT, and other services as needed.

Applicants should possess good clinical documentation skills, experience working with and assessing mental health illnesses, and the ability to work within a fast-paced behavioral health crisis environment.


-Master’s Degree in the human services field from an accredited college or university

-Must be Licensed Eligible or Licensed

ncgCARE is an equal opportunity employer that recruits and hires is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. 



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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
  • Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA