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Behavioral Health Therapist I -CCP- Uniontown (Casual)

  • Job ID: 396552618
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Children's Community Pediatrics
  • Department: Uniontown
  • Location: 140 Wayland Smith Drive, Uniontown PA 15401
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $19.34 to $30.94 / hour

Description

Are you passionate about helping kids be their best selves?

Join the team at UPMC Children’s Community Pediatrics!

CCP is hiring a Limited Casual Behavioral Health Therapist I to support our Uniontown office. 

CCP is a part of UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

We offer an exciting and dynamic work environment for counselors looking to learn and grow as a provider.

Excellent benefits and pleasant work environment are just a few of the perks! Apply today to join our team.

UPMC understands the unique talent required for your profession and works hard to provide support for YOU! That way, you can provide optimal care to your patients. We offer built-in supervision with Program Director and Group Supervision with a large team of experienced therapists. You will have a highly trained support staff in the office to assist with scheduling, billing, and fielding calls. Comfortably plan your personal hobbies and interests with reliable income (whether a patient shows up or cancels their appointment) and accruable personal time off. Lastly, we hope you join our exceptional team knowing that UPMC supports your career growth with multiple alternate or higher opportunities available as you grow professionally.  

Educational training, credentialing assistance, career growth, and supervision opportunities are provided!

Purpose:
The purpose of this job is provide clinical treatment services to the targeted populations. This is an outpatient treatment program designed to service patients with a mental health diagnosis who meet dimensions for outpatient and/or partial hospitalization treatment criteria.

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the quality assurance and performance improvement activities of the program.
  • Completes clinical documentation on the same day of service delivery and provides clinical information to patient access representative personnel and insurance providers to ensure authorization for services.
  • Reviews cases and/or groups periodically, as well as serious clinical patient condition changes with supervisor and other clinical personnel as indicated.
  • Assesses changing needs of patients per guidelines for outpatient and/or partial hospitalization programs, and incorporates these into treatment plan and treatment plan review.
  • Under direct supervision, conducts assessments of new patients using the identified format for documentation and clinical decisions regarding treatment, interventions and referrals, as instructed. Implements, improves, and adapts concepts, models, and constructs of treatment for application in service delivery to patients.
  • Provides individual and group therapy to patients in the program and engages families in the assessment and treatment processes when indicated. Provides education to patients on recovery.
  • Documents all assessments, treatment sessions, contacts, case management and other work done on behalf of patients according to guidelines.
  • Discusses need for additional services with the clinical team to determine appropriateness of recommendations. Refers patients to other levels of care, community based self-help programs for recovery or other community social or human services as needed.
  • Participates in regular treatment team meetings to discuss clinical cases, review and update patient treatment plans, monitor therapeutic progress and initiate recommendations for referral and continuing care.
  • Maintains daily records of clinical productivity in the program as instructed.
  • Creates a treatment plan that includes an effective continuum of therapeutic, supportive and other services for the patients a variety and complexity of needs serviced by the program.

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Education in school counseling, or related field required. (Successfully completed the educational requirements as defined in practicing state's code)
  • One year of clinical experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of psychiatric evaluation and assessment process, as well as application of current version of the DSM preferred.
  • Experience in diagnosing and treating behavioral and psychiatric conditions preferred.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Passed the examination required by 49.11. relating to licensure examinationMust sign a license agreement and be actively working to obtain the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW), or Licensed Family Marriage Therapist (LMFT) within 30 months of hire.



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