Adult Therapist Signing Bonus and Relocation Reimbursement!

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Behavioral Health Resources Adult Clinicians provide a broad range of therapeutic services in a managed care environment to adults of all ages.  Therapeutic services to be provided may include brief treatment, individual therapy, groups (issue specific and psycho-educational), community support oriented case management services, and coordination of individual service teams. 


RESPONSIBLE TO:  Manager/Clinical Supervisor of Adult Services

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in psychology, social work or closely related field with preference given to licensure or eligible for supervision towards accepted licensure.
  • Two years of experience providing mental health services preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with evidence based treatment strategies towards current DSM covered diagnosis. 
  • Knowledge and experience with the community support model. 
  • Previous experience working as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team and working collaboratively with other service providers.
  • Therapeutic skills relevant to the definition above.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills to include use of EHR software or equivalent for scheduling, time management and all clinical documentation.
  • Must pass a criminal background and Inspector General check.

TYPICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work in collaboration with referral sources, community service providers, and adjunctive service providers to assess, develop, and facilitate individualized treatment services and ensure continuity of care.
  • Provide a broad range of medically necessary therapeutic services, including intakes, individual therapy, and group therapy.  Services may be provided in agency sites, homes, and other appropriately deemed community settings.
  • Work collaboratively with adult's multi-disciplinary team.  Manage individual and shared client caseloads per agency guidelines, develop services appropriate to a community based service model and participate in the management of program resources within a managed care framework.
  • Work in treatment collaboration with BHR clinicians, leadership, and referral sources to assess, develop, and facilitate individual client treatment services and ensure consistency of care with other involved providers.
  • Develop 24-hour crisis plans and utilize the High Risk Protocol as is appropriate. 
  • Maintain clients' charts in accordance with WAC and agency standards.  Adhere to agency policy pertaining to documentation and chart maintenance.
  • Participate in clinical supervision and psychiatric consultation on a regular and scheduled basis. 
  • Attend mandatory meetings as assigned.
  • Adhere to agency Performance Standard Expectations.
  • Maintain contact with Utilization Review team regarding authorizations and funding for services.
  • Practice successful client engagement skills and strategically address clients with a frequent and predictable no-show pattern. Close clients when appropriate.
  • Maintain regular attendance in order to ensure continuity of quality client care.
  • Other duties as needed to fulfill the goals of the Thurston/Mason County Adult Services Department.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to sit or stand for at least 1 hour at a time.

  • Must be able to maintain a current driver's license.