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Licensed or Licensed Eligible Therapist Outpatient

Location
Boulder, Colorado
Salary
$48,689 to $69,967
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022
$48,689 - $69,967 Annualized

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
Provide individual and group therapy to dually diagnosed adults in an outpatient setting
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

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination (and any subsequent boosters) and the annual influenza vaccine. Medical exemptions or religious accommodations may be requested.

Education/Experience/License/Certification

Training in CBT, DBT, and Solution-Focused Therapy, preferred
CAC/LAC preferred
Experience with Outpatient SUD, MH and Older Adults a plus

Therapist II:

Masters in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field plus 1 to 2-year internship and 3-7 years prior experience in a clinical setting OR: Related PhD or PsyD plus zero to three years prior experience in a clinical setting
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor required or license eligible within 24 months.

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) preferred

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
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Details

  • Job Reference: 707223274-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Mental Health Partners
  • Location: Boulder, Colorado
  • Salary: $48,689 to $69,967
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent