Therapist - Youth Residential Facility
Company: Comprehensive Mental Health Center
Posted on: January 13, 2022
- Medical, Dental, and Vision
- 100% paid premiums for Full-Time employees
- 11 paid holidays
- Tuition Assistance
- 403(b)-retirement planFunction: Provide individual, group, and
family therapy to residents and their families. Plan and coordinate
treatment services in conjunction with individual treatment goals
and objectives. Review care and treatment of residents. Serve as a
member of the interdisciplinary team and communicate with milieu
and Clinical Case Managers regarding resident issues. Complete
assessments and create therapy objectives on treatment plans.
Participate in treatment planning meetings, performance improvement
activities, and safety practices. Serves as a member of the
organization that welcomes, engages and serves individuals with
complex needs.Responsibilities:1. Provide individual and family
therapy to residents and families.2. Coordinate and document
individual, group, and family therapy services for residents and
families.3. Help to implement and maintain an environment of safety
and quality.4. Document therapy updates on resident restriction
lists.5. Provide additional treatment services, as directed.6.
Serve as a role model for all staff. Maintain appropriate
boundaries with staff and residents.7. Participate in
individualized treatment planning for all residents and their
families.8. Coordinate activities closely with the milieu.9.
Respond promptly to pager messages, as required.10. Complete a
family and cultural/spiritual assessment on each resident within
given guidelines.11. Provide treatment consultation to staff when
necessary.12. Work to ensure communication among team members
during and between shifts.13. Familiarize self with policies and
procedures.14. Gather information from resident, family, and
providers and coordinate with team members.15. Complete monthly
summaries, discussing the course of treatment.16. Complete
discharge summaries upon treatment completion.17. Document
continuity of care with community team partners and/or consultation
opportunities.18. Develop therapy objectives for treatment plans
and discuss changes with residents and families during family
therapy sessions. Make collaborative changes and update as
necessary.19. Instruct, assist, and provide skill development
regarding life skills, social skills, vocational skills, and
leisure/recreation activities.20. Utilize treatment plan
interventions to help residents meet treatment goals and
objectives.21. Manage crisis situations and decisions related to
appropriate involvement of outside individuals and support services
with input from the team.22. Complete mental status exams daily and
in crisis situations (MHP qualified).23. Ensure safety of residents
through adherence to treatment program procedures.24. Interact
professionally, cooperatively, and promptly with other team members
in routine and crisis situations.25. Work with team members to
create and contribute to a positive learning environment for
all.26. Document all accidents, special treatment
interventions/procedures, and extraordinary events.27. Report
unsafe conditions and needed repairs to the Shift Supervisor,
Program Manager, and/or Safety Officer.28. Actively seek and
schedule clinical supervision and training.29. Utilize the chain of
command to resolve conflicts effectively.30. Ensure that ethical
and professional standards of practice are maintained.31. Annual
flu shot verification and willing to follow other measures as
directed by Infection Control Manager,32. In addition to the above,
perform other duties as assigned.
- Ability to complete paperwork within required time frames,
meets content requirements, grammatically correct, and engages
client participation in treatment planning.
- Demonstrates flexibility in practice, develops strong
relationships with other employees, and provides good team
communication and engages family members and natural supports in
- Ability to receive and apply feedback, is accountable, and
contributes to a positive work environment.
- Develops and maintains a self-care plan, seeks supervision when
needed and recognizes signs of burnout.
- Demonstrates timely, consistent, and direct communication is
provided to team members and supervisors.
- Demonstrates utilization of all resources available
- Demonstrates diagnosing, engagement skills through use of
relationships and application of motivational interviewing, and
crisis intervention skills through a variety of clientele.
- Ability to utilize consultation and feedback and utilizes
training for professional development.
- Demonstrates ethical decision-making skills and appropriate
- Ability to meet productivity requirements and consumers are
discharged with improved symptoms as evidenced by client report and
- Demonstrate empathy, hopefulness, and resourcefulness in
communicating with others.
- Promote whole health care as a key to people's recovery and
quality of life.
- All new hires will be required to show proof of COVID-19
- Master's Degree. Two years' experience in evaluation, case
management, individual, group, and family therapy with children and
families. Experience in psychiatric residential treatment
preferred. MHP/CMHS qualified preferred.
- WA State credential/license. WA State License Preferred.
- Current First-Aid/CPR certification.
- Strong analytical, interpersonal, organizational, training,
written, and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize deadlines, work
independently, take initiative, and maintain confidentiality.
- Skilled in MS Word and Outlook. Satisfactorily complete
- Valid WA State Driver's License; proof of insurance.
Equipment/Machines Used: Basic office equipment to include,
computer, fax, scanner, printer, tablet, copier and telephone.
Physical Requirements: Handle with Care ability. Physical ability
to be stationary and traverse in an office environment. Physical
mobility to travel within the community. Occasional moving items up
to 25 lbs.
Working Conditions: Inpatient milieu. Usual office conditions,
computer use, and outside interactions.
Environmental Conditions: Office environment; outside weather while
working in the community.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERComprehensive Life Resources is an
Equal Opportunity Employer: Women, ethnic minorities, persons of
disability, persons over 40 years of age, Vietnam Era Veterans and
disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.
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