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6 Aug 2020

Full-Time Therapist I or II (Bilingual required)

Mental Health Partners – Posted by MentalHealthPartnersCO Longmont, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Purpose: 

To assist people with mental illnesses, including those in dual recovery, in obtaining optimal functioning and quality of life, by providing clinical services and education.

Job Summary: 

Develop and carry out a consistent plan of treatment, from intake and assessment to closure.

Essential Functions:

  • Guided by 27-65 requirements and best clinical practices, provides individual and group psychotherapy and teaches psychoeducation
  • Documents provision of services, assessments, evaluations and treatment goals and plan consistent with clinical and administrative policies and procedures
  • Provides a variety of case management services, including managing Social Security payeeships, assisting clients to apply for various types of public assistance and providing supporting documentation, attending multi-agency clinical case consultations, and facilitating referrals to other organizations
  • Participates in internal consultation and supervision with team members and other professionals in the organization
  • Collaborate with clients, other treatment team members, DHHS, doctors, hospitals, medical clinics, housing programs, etc. to provide the best service to the clients
  • Provides external consultation and referrals to other organizations
  • Maintains contact with clients in distress, including assisting with hospitalization
  • Participates in multidisciplinary focus groups, committees, and task forces charged with researching and improving clinical practices and developing or updating programs and business processes
  • Provides clinical services required by special programs and projects
  • Meets defined individual and department goals, activity metrics and Key Performance Indicators
  • Promotes, supports and demonstrates MHP’s mission, vision and values through both behavior and job performance and adheres to policies, procedures, Compliance Plan and Standards of Conduct on a day to day basis
  • Effectively interacts and communicates with other MHP staff/clients/customers/partners/etc.
  • Regular and consistent attendance is required to perform other essential functions of the job
  • Other duties as assigned

Specialized Duties: 

LAOS Data Focus and Clinical position

  • Spends part of full-time schedule working on clinical analytics and research, outcome tracking, program evaluation, and other duties as required
  • Maintains up-to-date internal and external databases
  • Creates and assembles complex documents and charts
  • Tracks situations that require the attention of the Program Manager to support productivity, timeliness, and quality service delivery
  • Therapist will carry a caseload of approximately 65 clients
  • Will be expected to run groups in addition to individual therapy

 

Skills & Other Requirements
Education/Experience/License/Certification

  • Training in CBT, DBT, and Solution-Focused Therapy, preferred

 

 

Therapist I:

 

  • Masters in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field plus 1 to 2-year internship and 0 – 1 year prior experience in a clinical setting
  • Must be license eligible and actively working toward licensure Licensed PhD or PsyD, Licensed Clinical Social worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist (LMFT)

 

Therapist II

  • Masters in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field plus 2 to 2-year internship and 3-7 years prior experience in a clinical setting OR: Related PhD or PsyD plus 0 to 3 years prior experience in a clinical setting
  • Licensed PhD or PsyD, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist (LMFT) required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to meet direct service expectations and to complete documentation within required timeframes
  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage difficult or emotional situations
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Highly self-motivated but works well in a team setting
  • Knowledge of community resources and ability to make appropriate referrals
  • Must be competent in working with people of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • Advanced computer skills including use of electronic health record and MS Office products and the ability to learn new tools as needed
  • Bicultural/Bilingual (Spanish) required
  • Working Environment
  • General office environment
  • Must be able to work in a shared office space with frequent interruptions
  • May include working with people in acute distress or crisis
  • May require travel to several MHP sites throughout Boulder and Broomfield counties to attend meetings

How to Apply

To apply, click the following link: https://recruit.hirebridge.com/v3/application/JobApplylogin.aspx?cid=6993&jid=528906

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Bilingual, Mental Health, and Therapist.

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