Behavioral Health Clinical Therapist
Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 151389
Date Posted: Sep 14, 2023
Provides triage, assessment and treatment to patients and families, assists with disposition planning and provision of education and resources, initiates psychiatric holds. Operates as an independently licensed behavioral health clinician.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Implements counseling/therapy for assigned patients in both individual and group settings. Interviews and assesses patients and/or patient’s family, caregivers, and/or legal representatives.
Determines, provides and/or arranges for needed internal and external services/interventions. Participates and/or arranges case reviews/care conferences to evaluate progress.
Assists with discharge planning and processes, including identification of community-based resources, and provides referrals as part of the discharge plan. Assesses, collaborates and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs and readiness for discharge with other members of the care team.
Utilizes appropriate teaching methods and/or referrals to ensure patient/family educational needs are met. Participates and/or trains new staff, students and interns as assigned.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
* Marriage and Family Therapist
* Licensed Professional Counselor
* Licensed Addiction Counselor
* Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Other information:
Minimum Required Education: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or a related field.Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), or Licensed Addiction Counselor (ACD), or other licensure/certification may be acceptable as approved by department leadership.
Minimum Experience: None Required. Preferred: 2 years’ relevant experience.
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The pay range for this position is: $31.610000 - $47.410000 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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- 5 year incentive bonus
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