Outpatient Therapist

Regional Medical Center

Full Time, Day Shifts, Monday-Friday; 8am-4:30pm

Sign on bonus: $1500 at 90 days of hire/$1500 at 1 year of hire

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This position performs behavioral therapy for patients of Regional Family Health in accordance with hospital and departmental standards and policies.  The Behavioral Health Therapist works with patients, families, providers, nursing staff, patient care representatives and staff to promote timely access to needed care, providing daily continuity of care coordination, and coaching patients, families, and caregivers to understand the patient’s care plan and self-care management responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social Work with current independent license required
  • Ability to hold a License as a Mental Health Counselor
  • Child and Dependent Adult Mandatory Reporter Training required
  • Skilled in strength based, solution focused brief therapy

ACCOUNTABILITY:  

  • Reports to the Clinic Director

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Provides psychotherapy
  • Conducts diagnostic interviews
  • Provides individual, family and group psychotherapy, in the office and other sites as authorized
  • With the consumer, develops a service plan
  • Assesses and diagnoses persons seeking psychotherapy
  • Consults with psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians, and other staff, as needed
  • Effectively documents assessment, service plan, progress, crisis intervention, discharge and other consumer information in a timely manner
  • Completes court commitment as necessary
  • Assures that treatment authorizations are acquired in a timely manner
  • Provides consultation and education services
  • Assures that the program operates in an organized, therapeutic manner
  • Works effectively as a team member
  • Performs constant reassessment of needs with assurance that consumers are offered the most appropriate services internally and/or externally
  • Prioritizes tasks & responsibilities with timely attention to emergencies 
  • Understands and follows policies and procedures
  • Recognizes signs and symptoms of mental illness 
  • Maintains licensure in good standing, if required
  • Meets professional and/or departmental code of ethics

Job ID: 76033

Posted 11 days ago

Share This Job