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Program Therapist - Fulltime Days (Weekends)

Company: Hendricks Behavioral Hospital
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Program Therapist is a critical role on the behavioral health inpatient units. The Program Therapist is responsible for completing the patient's psychosocial history, master treatment plan and individual treatment plan, and assessing discharge needs. Important functions of this role include discharge planning with patient and collateral input; providing CBT-based group therapy; facilitating skills groups; and offering specialized clinical social work services for patients and families receiving care. Program Therapists may also be expected to provide crisis intervention, and information and referral as needed.This is a full-time weekend position with three 12-hour shifts working either Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Saturday, Sunday, Monday.This role functions as a part of the interdisciplinary treatment team and prepares new admission patient summaries and regular patient updates as needed. The role also is responsible for maintaining current discharge and information/referral resources in the community, and communicates with these organizations in a timely manner to establish aftercare for patients. Documentation is to be completed according to timeframes established by state, federal and regulatory authorities.Education: Master's Degree from an accredited college or university, in Social Work or a clinical related mental health field is required.Experience: A minimum of two (2) years' experience in a psychiatric health care facility, with direct experience and strong skills in biopsychosocial assessment, treatment planning, treatment skills based on CBT methods, group therapy and discharge planning. Crisis intervention skills are also required.License: At a minimum, an Indiana State license in social work (LSW) or mental health counseling (LMHC-A) is required; the LCSW or LMHC license is preferred.Additional Requirements: CPR certification and management of aggressive behavior training within 30 days of employment prior to assisting in a restraining procedure. Hendricks Behavioral Hospital offers competitive rates and benefits; time off, medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability, life insurance, and matching 401k.

Keywords: Hendricks Behavioral Hospital, Fort Wayne , Program Therapist - Fulltime Days (Weekends), Healthcare , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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