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Milieu Therapist / Program Therapist

Company: EDCare
Location: Denver
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

***Training in Eating Disorders Provided***

Summary of Major Functions:

Provide and maintain structure for Partial Hospitalization Program & Transitional Intensive Outpatient Program. Services include conducting psycho-educational groups, facilitating meals and meal processing, documentation, and encouraging a therapeutic milieu.

Job Type: Full Time; Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Pay: $24-26/hour

More about this opportunity: All the benefits you expect-PTO, Health, Vision & Dental Insurance, 401(k) match, HSA & FSA, Company Paid Life Insurance & Long Term Disability, Supplemental insurance for full time positions

*The estimated compensation range displayed represents the typical wage range of candidates hired. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your education level, specific skills, years of experience and comparison to other employees already in this role. The final salary could be higher or lower than the reflected salary range posted.

Summarized Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Demonstrates knowledge of and practice of effective counseling skills and ability to build therapeutic rapport..

2. Facilitates meals with patients in a fashion consistent with current policies and procedures. Models appropriate eating behaviors during assigned mealtimes with patients.

3. Contributes clinical information and observations about patients in weekly staffing.

4. Facilitates integration of new patients into the program by demonstrating knowledge of all aspects of the clinical program.

5. Facilitates groups with expertise, demonstrating ability to engage, set limits and monitor the group process.

6. Maintains group curriculum for psychoeducational groups according to EDCare clinical standards.

7. Is creative in therapeutic interventions to maintain a safe, supportive, clinically sound milieu.

8. Maintains daily program structure.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Master's degree in behavioral health field required.

2. Minimum of six months experience working in therapeutic milieu preferred.

3. Clinical conceptualization of the treatment of eating disorders and dual diagnosis preferred.

4. Good oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills preferred.

5. Treatment orientation that align with that of EDC, LLC preferred.

6. Ability to work as part of a team with coworkers preferred.

Computer Skills:

1. Must be able to effectively maneuver within an office scheduling system.

2. Minimum of intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

3. Must be able to efficiently learn and effectively work within an electronic medical records system.

About EDCare-Denver

Are you looking to work with a high quality, collaborative team within a privately held growing eating disorder company? Are you passionate about patient recovery? Do you want compassionate, enthusiastic and engaged co-workers? EDCare can provide this for you and more!

EDCare, established in 2001, is a privately held, Joint Commission Accredited eating disorder program with locations in Denver, Colorado Springs, Kansas City and Omaha. We offer evidence-based PHP, IOP (both adult and adolescent), and OP treatment for patients struggling with various eating disorders. EDCare Denver also specializes in eating disorders combined with our Specialty Programs: Athletic, Substance Use, Binge Eating and Trauma.

Physical Demands and Environment:

Physical demands of this job include but are NOT limited to:

Sitting frequently, standing occasionally, walking occasionally, talking occasionally, hearing constantly, seeing constantly, reaching with arms and hands occasionally, crouching occasionally and using fingers intricately. This position requires lifting/carrying up to 10 pounds occasionally.

Environmental conditions of this job include but are NOT limited to:

95% inside, 99% normal temperature and 99% normal noise as expected in a medical office environment.%17232038%

Keywords: EDCare, Denver , Milieu Therapist / Program Therapist, Other , Denver, Colorado

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