Apr 29, 2021

PRN Behavioral Health Therapist (Adolescent)

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Overland Park, KS, USA
Part time

Job Description

Position Title

PRN Behavioral Health Therapist (Adolescent)

Marillac Campus

Position Summary / Career Interest:

The Behavioral Health Therapist provides professional therapy services, including individual, group, and family therapies. This position collects and evaluates a patient’s biopsychosocial history and consults with the multidisciplinary team and patient/family throughout the hospitalization. The Behavioral Health Therapist develops treatment plans and monitors patient’s progress toward treatment goals.

Position Description:

  • Assesses patient’s problems by collecting and evaluating a detailed biopsychosocial history and consulting with the multidisciplinary team and patient/family throughout the hospitalization.
  • Develops patient treatment plan by establishing treatment goals and objectives with the patent/family and through consultation with the multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Facilitates the implementation of the treatment plan utilizing appropriate treatment methodologies.
  • Schedules and completes individual, group, and/or family therapy daily. Monitors the patient’s progress toward treatment goals.
  • Assures quality service for patients by enforcing rules, regulations, and legal requirements with patients including timely, confidential documentation of significant events and clinical interactions in the electronic health record.
  • Maintains health system credibility by establishing working relationships with sponsoring, advisory, and related service agencies.
  • Promotes the health system by ensuring an understanding of program services available for patients; publicizes activities and accomplishments.
  • Provides a clinical experience for interns by negotiating learning objectives; supervises practice and caseload management, teaching theory and its application; evaluates skills and personal and professional growth, ensuring identification with the profession.
  • Maintains current licensure and practices within the scope of licensure.
  • Acquires and maintains knowledge and competence related to the expectations of their position by participating in workshops, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks.
  • Accepts responsibility and accountability for achievement of optimal outcomes within their scope of practice.
  • Follows policies, procedures and standards; adheres to a professional code of ethics. Assumes responsibility for the risk and safety issues associated with the position.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Master’s Degree from accredited University in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Master’s level Licensure with the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as one of the following:
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Licensed Masters Level Psychologist (LMLP)
  • Minimum 1 – 3 years of related experience
  • Read, write and speak English
  • Strong verbal and writing skills
  • Computer literate and high knowledge of various computer software programs
  • Ability to engage clients and families

Preferred:

  • Master’s level Addiction licensure with the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
  • Licensed Master’s Addiction Counselor or Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LMAC or LCAC)
  • Clinical Licensure (LCPC, LSCSW, LCMFT, or LCP)

Time Type:

Part time

Job Requisition ID:

R-3518

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