Oasis Behavioral Health

Chandler, AZ

Residential Therapist

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Apply psychotherapeutic techniques and interventions in the delivery of services to individuals and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed emotional and behavioral disorders.
  • Conduct a psychosocial assessment and develop an initial discharge plan.
  • Conduct individual, group or family sessions as appropriate for the treatment plan of the patient.
  • Provide initial treatment planning for patient based on assessment and coordinate any additional services needed, revising as necessary.
  • Maintain documentation of therapy services provided to each patient according to facility and professional standards and revising as indicated by facility or professional standard.
  • Maintain a caseload as assigned.
  • Participate in treatment team meetings and collaborate with other staff to facilitate services for the patient, as appropriate to their treatment plan.
  • May provide these services in an inpatient or outpatient setting.
  • May perform case management, discharge or after care planning as needed.
  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

Education/Experience/Skill Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or Human Services field required.
  • One or more years experience working with comparable patient population required.

Licenses/Designations/Certifications:

  • Requisite state or national licensure for professional therapy providers or eligible for state licensure as a professional therapy provider.
  • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
  • First aid may be required based on state or facility.

ADDITIONAL REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid AZ DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • License approved by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, LMSW/LAC/LPC/LASAC/LISAC/LAMFT preferred.
  • Under the supervision of the program Clinical Services Administrator, the Therapist provides clinical and therapeutic service to an assigned case-load provides day-do-day consultation for management of patient behavior and participates in clinical supervision, program and staff development. The position regularly provides individual, group, family therapies. Responsible for the clinical progress of assigned clients, participates with treatment team for all treatment planning, clinical reviews and aftercare planning. The position is responsible for implementation of patient treatment assignments, management of open patient records, and for maintaining continual relationship contact with outside referral sources.
  • If licensed, able to sign off on non-licensed staff documentation.
  • Receives clinical oversight by a licensed behavioral health professional at least one hour for every 40 hours worked.
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