The Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist provides therapeutic services for patients utilizing group, individual, and family therapy sessions to older adults in an intensive outpatient environment. They work within a small, interdisciplinary team with a focus on quality patient care and provision of services ordered by a physician. The PRN Licensed Therapist documents all completed services in compliance with provided standards and regulations and is thorough with details and organization. The PRN therapist fills a temporary need in the absence of the regular therapist or in times of transition.
Remote work is possible for this position.
- Care – Provide the best possible patient care
- Compliance – Ensure the program operates within all regulations
- Community – Become a wonderful addition to your local community
- Care: All employees are expected to provide the best possible patient care.
- Ensure accurate completion of the psychosocial assessment on each patient.
- Ensure accurate completion of group psychotherapy notes for each patient.
- Ensure accurate completion of treatment plans.
- Demonstrate understanding of mental health assessment of older adults.
- Demonstrate an understanding of gerontological counseling treatment, group therapy, theory, and evidenced based practices.
- Provide understanding of gerontological case management.
- Ensure understanding of mental disorders associated with aging.
- Compliance: Ensure the program operates within all regulations
- Participate in outcome studies timelines, understanding of administration of the tests and when they are to be reported.
- Participate in treatment team meetings with medical director.
- Comply with 25-point check list.
- Complete all notes in prescribed timeline.
- Comply with all regulations.
- Community: Become a wonderful addition to your local community.
- Demonstrate understanding of community education definitions and activities.
- Participate in customer service training as it relates to community integration.
- Participate in cohesive team environment to ensure program success.
Education: master’s degree in social work from an accredited graduate school of social work or master’s degree in other counseling related field.
Licensure: License in Social Work or Counseling as recognized by state of California. May include LCSW, LPC, LMFT, etc.
Certification: Must meet any applicable state certification standards.
Experience: Two to three years of clinical experience with older persons, extensive group work, hospital or nursing home experience preferred.