Behavioral Health Therapist: Sal FT
Company: Firelands Regional Medical Center
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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
- 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
- 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
- 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)
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