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Behavioral Health Therapist: Sal FT

Company: Firelands Regional Medical Center
Location: Tiffin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Retention Bonus Based On ExperienceUP to $5,000GENERAL SUMMARY AND SCOPEUnder the supervision of the assigned Program Coordinator, provides the full range of behavioral health treatment, including diagnostic assessment; individual, family and group therapy; crisis intervention, and other treatment and/or prevention, education, consultation services. The scope and volume of services provided and target population(s) served will vary as related to specific job role.Provides diagnosis and treatment and behavioral health disorders within scope of practice and under clinical supervision. Renders all services within department guidelines and in compliance with rules/standards set forth by Medicaid/Medicare, HFAP, OhioMHAS, and CARF.ESSENTIAL TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the provision of quality care through engagement in professional growth and agency-sponsored learning opportunities; utilizes best practices as appropriate to the conditions being treated; and provides all services in a manner that instills hope and meets patients where they are at in terms of their readiness for change. Uses best practices for patient engagement and retention throughout the episode of care.
  • Performs tasks that provide for patients' safety including ongoing screening and documentation of risk factors; develops safety plans and crisis management plans when indicated; and coordinates with afterhours services as needed to promote patient care. Understands the role of accurate and timely clinical documentation in relation to quality care and patient safety.
  • Promotes patient recovery through active and collaborative patient involvement in initial and ongoing treatment planning. Fosters recovery and independence by identifying and incorporating patients' strengths and abilities into the treatment process. Involves natural support persons, self-help resources, and other community integration activities as critical components to long-term recovery. Decreases length and frequency of sessions as patients prepare for discharge.
  • Understands the role of Patient Care Standards (PCS) as a measure of our commitment to serving those in need and ensuring that access to care is provided. Ensures PCS standards are met and actively utilizes and responds to strategies provided through supervision when there are challenges in meeting these standards.
  • Performs tasks necessary to support revenue including timely and accurate documentation within departmental guidelines; maintaining current treatment plans; and complying with ongoing prior-authorizations for services when applicable. Performs tasks related to grants or other special projects as assigned.
  • Is able to effectively and efficiently utilize EMR and video-conferencing software. Utilizes work email on a daily basis keeping current with FRMC and departmental communications. For new hires, these skills are in place by the end of the probationary period. Ensures all electronic forms of communication, that include PHI, are compliant with HIPAA and 42 CFR laws regarding confidentiality.
  • Positively contributes to patient, referrals source, and employee satisfaction. Is a team player who is flexible, willing to assist team members, and positively influences team morale. Actively participates in and follows through with strategic planning, performance improvement and quality initiatives.
  • Regularly demonstrates the ability to all behavioral health patients of all ages and of all cultural backgrounds in the routine performance of duties. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Addictions, or Related degree. Therapists rendering mental health services are required to hold an active, LPC or LSW license through the Ohio CSWMFT Board. Therapists rendering substance use services are required to have active, dependent license through the Ohio Credentialing Board, LCDC-III preferred; LCDC-II considered on a case-by-case basis.
    • Heart Saver, Aegis Crisis Prevention, and First Aid certification within 6 months of hire.
    • Ability to effectively understand and communicate in both written and oral form. Sensitive to the cultural needs of the individual and/or family served.
    • Punctual attendance at assigned work location is required.
    • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner and maintain an accident free work place, including ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of emergency codes.
    • Ability to comply with OSHA regulations and CDC standard and transmission-based precaution recommendations and to utilize proper personal protective equipment. Ability to comply with provisions of applicable S.D.S. forms.
    • Successful completion of a 180-day probationary period.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Firelands Regional Medical Center, Toledo , Behavioral Health Therapist: Sal FT, Healthcare , Tiffin, Ohio

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