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Out-Patient Therapist

Overview:
Under the direction of the RS mission and vision, in partnership with the Clinical Manager, and as a part of a multidisciplinary team, the Therapist provides therapeutic and other related clinical services to adult, couple, family and group clients in our office and/or the community.  
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Service

  • Assist intake specialist in formulating a diagnostics symptoms impression and make recommendations regarding appropriate level of care.
  • Conduct brief clinical interviews with prospective clients, gather clinical information from the individual/family, and triage the client for continuing services.
  • Collect information about clients’ physical and mental condition through interviews, observation, and assessments; evaluate clients based on this information.
  • Initiate new client charts and quantitative assessments in adherence to State Code and other policies and regulations established by RS.
  • Assess and provide therapy, counseling, intervention and/or education to clients in a professional manner.
  • Provide clinically appropriate treatment based on mental health assessment and treatment plans.
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation. Meet audited tested requirements.
  • Coordinate services with referral sources, RS treatment team and other community resources to ensure timeliness of treatment services.  
  • Provide crisis assessments for all walk-in clients experiencing emotional distress and initiate care regime.  Provide all necessary follow-up to crisis appointments.
  • Coordinate with families, probation officers, police, DHS, doctors, and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the treatment process.
  • Refer clients and/or family members to community resources as necessary.
  • Act as client advocate in order to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Assure continuous reimbursable sessions for assigned clients.
  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information related to clients and their treatments.
 
Development
  • Improve professional skills through continuing education, peer supervision, and individual supervision as needed.
  • Fully participate in staff development opportunities offered to enhance professional growth, especially to maintain license, certification, or identified program performance skills.
  • Participate in planned supervision and case consultation conferences. Come prepared with an agenda and keep supervisor informed.
 
 
 
Professionalism
  • Implements and maintains the REVEAL program's philosophy, principles, and procedures in all facets of performance.
  • Adhere to all access requirements and ethical standards set forth by managed care organizations, State Code, Profession Code of Ethics, and established agency policies.
  • Provide services and conduct self in a manner consistent with the profession's Code of Ethics.
 
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family, or a related field, with a minimum of two years' experience is preferred.
  • Missouri licensure required (LCSW and or LMHC preferred).
  • Knowledge of electronic medical records and insurance credentialing is highly recommended.
  • Support the organization's mission along with sensitivity of cultural and workplace harmony.
  • Planning/time management and strong organizational skills.
  • Management of work processes along with strong computer skills for documentation purposes.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information within HIPAA guidelines and organizational policies.
  • Ability to be flexible, especially with scheduling, performance, and prioritizing multiple functions and tasks.
  • Communication along with professionalism.
  • Accomplish all tasks as appropriately as assigned or requested.
 
Competencies:
  • Social Skills- the individual professionally interacts with employees, client and partner visitors and models a positive teamwork attitude.
  • Problem solving- the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Leadership- the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well, accepts feedback from others.
  • Quality management- the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Judgment- the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound, accurate, and ethical judgment and makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/organizing- the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Safety and security- the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.  
  • Interpersonal skills- the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
  • Oral communication- the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations and demonstrates one-on-one and group presentation skills.
  • Written communication- the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents data effectively and can read and interpret written information.

Job Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $30,000 - 49,999