Mar 20, 2022

Behavioral Health Therapist I

  • BayCare Health System
  • New Port Richey, FL, USA

Job Description

Behavioral Health Therapist I(

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The Behavioral Health Therapist I is Master's prepared in the field of Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy, or other related field. Responsible for meeting with patients to complete psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, as well as individual, group and family therapy as deemed appropriate for each individual patient. Conducts case management activities as well as discharge planning, and maintains appropriate documentation. The Therapist I provides appropriate therapeutic and educational interventions, services and is knowledgeable about community resources. Performs other duties as assigned. Required experience includes 2 years of Child and Adolescent (SIPP Only), 2 years of Clinical experience or 9 month internship.

Certifications and Licensures
RequiredBLS (Basic Life Support)
RequiredDriver's LicenseProgram Specific
RequiredLMHC (Mental Health)
OrLMFT (Marriage and Family)
OrLCSW (Social Work)

OrMaster'sHealth Education
OrMaster'sHuman Services
OrMaster'sSocial Work
OrMaster'sRelated Field

Required2 yearsMental Health
Or2 yearsChild
Or2 yearsCounseling
Or2 yearsSubstance Abuse
Or2 yearsPsychology

Specific Skills
RequiredWork with a team
RequiredWritten and verbal communication skills
RequiredInterpersonal skills
RequiredWork with minimal supervision
RequiredCustomer service skills
RequiredClinical skills appropriate to position
RequiredOrganizational skills
RequiredComputer skills appropriate to position
RequiredKnowledge of regulatory standards appropriate to position
RequiredCritical thinking skills



Primary Location

: FL-New Port Richey-BayCare Behavioral Health
Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday


: Days
Shift Hours: Varies
Weekend Work: None
On Call: No
Employment Status: ACTIVE FULL TIME

Does this position fall under CMS guidelines for COVID19 vaccine or exemption?” Yes

How often will this team member be working remotely? Never (Onsite Only)