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Therapist in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

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Job Description

Job Description:

PHMC’s Partial Hospitalization program is looking for a full time substance abuse and mental health therapist to provide clinical treatment in our mental health and substance abuse outpatient program.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend staff meetings and inform staff of any important participant information.
  • Implement recovery process for participants as defined PHMC’s Partial Hospitalization program goals and philosophy.
  • Provide continuity of care as defined by treatment plan for each participant.
  • Lead group therapy sessions daily.
  • Conduct individual therapy sessions with each participant on your caseload.
  • Work collaboratively with the clinical team
  • Coordinate and collaborate with off-site, community-based providers.
  • Alert clinical team to any current or potential behavioral problems of participants.
  • Coordinate care and conduct Utilization Reviews with insurers.
  • Meet or exceed program productivity requirements.

Treatment Plan:

  • Devise, with participant and treatment team, within 15 days, a comprehensive treatment plan based on Psychological Evaluation and other psychological assessments.
  • Complete biopsychosocial assessment within 3 days of admission.
  • Update treatment plans.

 Progress Report:

  • Maintain continuous record of all contacts, events, and progress toward accomplishment of goals as stated in Treatment Plan.
  • Record individual and group progress notes in the DDAP format after each therapeutic activity.
  • Complete reviews in compliance with state licensing and other program guidelines.
  • Maintain charts that meet all standards.

Continuing Care Plan:

  • Assist treatment team and participants with the information of continuing care plans
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualification:
  • Master’s degree and two years related experience with one of the following credentials: licensed in PA as a Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Psychologist, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) or Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) preferred.
  • Competence in individual, group therapy, and family intervention.
  • Experience and training in evidence-based approaches.
  • Thorough knowledge of alcoholism and other addictions with the particular attention of the needs of dually diagnosed consumers.
  • Thorough knowledge of mental health disorders and treatment.
  • Ability to use therapeutic skills, which will assist consumers in process of recovery.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

Salary:

  • Commensurate based on education and experience.