Partial Hospitalization Individual Therapist in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 9/28/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Joseph J. Peters Institute is a nationally recognized provider serving adult survivors and perpetrators of sexual abuse seeks a partial hospital therapist to work with adult men with severe mental illness who have a history of sexual acting out behaviors. Must provide the highest quality clinical services, an maintain a full caseload. This position reports to the Program Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the highest quality clinical services to all participants at JJPI.
  • Maintain a full caseload of clients for individual therapy, including meeting with clients, creating and updating treatment plans, completing individual client progress notes daily and providing written assessments and summaries as needed.
  • Develop and maintain a caseload according to agency expectations. To complete progress notes within seven days of service.
  • Attend clinical meetings and scheduled supervision and provide supervisors with audio or videotaped samples of sessions as required.
  • Provide comprehensive case management services to clients and act as a liaison to other agencies as required.
  • Maintain clinical records in accordance with agency, managed care, and licensing requirements.
  • Seek out professional training and assist in developing training programs for other staff.
  • Participate in treatment team meetings and Case Reviews.
  • Maintain a full caseload for individual therapy according to agency expectations.
  • Meet with clients weekly or as necessary.
  • Complete individual client progress notes daily or as necessary.
  • Develop treatment plan the first day of the client’s admission to the Partial Program
  • Complete updated treatment plans every 30 days.
  • Provide written assessments of client treatment progress for individual therapy progress for Monthly Treatment Plan Summaries, as well as any other monthly report.
  • Collaborate/Consult with Program Psychiatrist and Program Therapists to ensure integration of group therapy and individual therapy treatment issues into goal plans
  • Meet weekly with Partial Program Therapists to review cases and share information on client progress and therapeutic needs.
  • Meet weekly with Psychiatrist to review cases and share information on client progress and therapeutic needs.
  • Work effectively with other staff and contribute to the development of a team approach to treatment.
  • Provide input into new programs and work to implement more effective methods of delivering services.
  • Understand and communicate with other programs within the agency and work to foster a collaborative team approach across all programs.
  • All other duties required performing my duties as an Individual therapist.

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet timelines
  • Ability to communicate in writing and orally.
  • Good Analytical and troubleshooting skills

Experience:

  • Two years’ experience as a therapist working in the field of mental health, or criminal justice. Preference for individuals who have worked with the Severely Mentally Ill (SMI) population and/or adults with sexual acting out behaviors.

Education Requirement:

  • Master’s Degree in a field related to clinical work.

Salary:

  • Commensurate with education and experience