Website GR&W Health, Inc

General

Job Title: Mental Health Therapist

Reports to: Director of Therapy Resources

Job Type: Full-Time and Part-Time

Exemption Status: Commission

Benefits: Available

Summary

The primary role of the Therapist is to conduct individual and group counseling sessions as well as crisis intervention during the day while providing exceptional customer service to make sure the highest quality work standards are achieved and maintained according to practice policies and procedures. Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintain high ethical standards including and beyond all company, state, and federal policies, procedures and regulations. 
  • Provide mental health services and clinical responsibilities consistent with education, training and professional experience.
    These include, but are not limited to, one-on-one and group therapy, ongoing patient assessment, and liaising with clinical and community organizations. 
  • Remain up-to-date on industry knowledge, technologies, certifications, and licensures
  • Process, Report, Record and Communicate patient care and patient needs to appropriate providers in a clear and timely manner using the technology provided
  • Support the smooth and safe function of the office and company as a whole in pursuit of its mission.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher from applicable accredited program
  • Valid state LCSW or LPC license (Provisional license with supervisor accepted)
  • Experience in mental health counseling
  • Experience is Medicated Addiction Treatment (MAT) preferred
  • Strong computer abilities and proficiency with electronic medical records
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Understand and comply with HIPAA
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to work well with a team
  • Desire to do a thorough job in a fast-paced environment

 

Apply at https://www.grwhealth.com/employment

 

 

Detailed Job Duties

  1. Maintain high ethical standards including and beyond all company, state, and federal policies, procedures and regulations. 
  1. Apply ethical and legal principles to the placement and treatment of clients with mental health problems in an outpatient setting, ensuring that clients receive appropriate mental health care.
  2. Ensure compliance with all Federal and State laws, regulations and guidelines by, among other things, upholding policies and procedures of GR&W and all HIPAA requirements. 
  3. Uphold all rules and regulations governing mental health confidentiality.

  1. Provide mental health services and clinical responsibilities consistent with education, training and professional experience.
  1. Provide regular updates to assigned clients to determine current mental status and functioning
  2. Conduct therapy and psycho educational groups to improve clients’ coping skills.
  3. Utilize evidence-based treatment methods in treating clients.
  4. Provide resources and information to help clients define goals; implement treatment plans; and achieve personal, social, educational, vocational development.
  5. Complete discharge planning for assigned clients consistent with client expectations.
  6. Coordinate provision of and may act as liaison with clinical services for patients with other programs, community agencies, and/or medical services.
  7. Provide excellent patient care and treat patients with compassion while developing trust and rapport. Provide support, reflective listening, and compassion to patients struggling with depression and/or anxiety.
  8. Possess the clinical assessment skills to identify real or potential adverse events during treatment where treatment should be interrupted or terminated.
  1. Remain up to date on industry knowledge, technologies, certifications, and licensures
  1. Be proactive in performance improvement activities.
  2. Attend seminars, workshops, CEU’s, and conferences to meet the requirements of licensure and compliance with all facility protocols, procedures, and guidelines.
  1. Process, Report, Record and Communicate patient care and patient needs to appropriate providers in a clear and timely manner using the technology provided
  1. Complete mental health assessments in format required by the agency for clients referred based on intake process, staff referral or client self-referral.
  2. Provide timely, accurate, and concise documentation of client care; legibly document all client encounters in electronic medical records within 48 hours of seeing patients 
  3. Participate in a multidisciplinary treatment team for development of client individual treatment plans and subsequent treatment plan reviews.
  4. Complete assessments of clients at intake and regularly thereafter as assigned.
  5. Inform supervisor and psychiatric staff of significant change in a client’s functioning.
  6. Advise medical personnel of client’s medical or physical restrictions or needs.
  1. Support the smooth and safe function of the office as a whole
  1. Provide crisis intervention as requested.
  2. Provide documented supervision for unlicensed mental health staff as required by the State.
  3. Maintain appropriate sized caseload to meet productivity expectations
  4. Attend staff meetings, as well as other meetings as required.
  5. Schedule patient appointments using medical scheduling software
  6. Answer phone calls in a professional manner
  7. Performs additional duties as needed up to and including the willingness to be flexible by possibly traveling to other facilities and adjusting your schedule to meet patient needs

Apply at https://www.grwhealth.com/employment

 

 

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 without assistance from another individual.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly sitting for long periods at a desk while communicating in person, on the phone, or computer. This job also requires you to physically be able to walk, stand, stoop and bend. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific hand, visual, and auditory dexterity is required by this job, including close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. (When required by the American with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Staff are required to be trained on crisis intervention maneuvers and–except where physically unable–expected to carry them out.

apply at https://www.grwhealth.com/employment

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