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Clinical Therapist Acute Psychiatric Hospital

Company: Johnstown Heights Behavioral Health
Location: Johnstown
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Clinical Therapist Acute Psychiatric Hospital - Johnstown Heights Behavioral Health - Johnstown, Colorado
Job Summary:

The Therapist I is a part of the multidisciplinary team responsible for providing direct clinical services to patients and their families with most emphasis on completing Psychosocial Assessments; providing individual, group and family therapy for patients; facilitating psycho-educational training, family meetings, discharge planning; assisting in program development; developing, implementing, and reviewing Treatment Plans; and providing linkage to outside resources.
Job Duties:

* Conducts a psychosocial assessment and develops an initial discharge plan.
* Develops and implements treatment plans for patient based on assessment and coordinates any additional services needed, revising as necessary.
* Conducts individual, group or family sessions as appropriate for the treatment plan of the patient.
* Applies psychotherapeutic techniques and interventions in the delivery of services to individuals and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed emotional and behavioral disorders.
* Participates in multi-disciplinary treatment planning conferences. Presents appropriate patient information to the treatment team. Recommends effective treatment interventions.
* Maintains a caseload as assigned.
* Develops and implements special patient groups or program modules.
* Timely prepares progress notes and treatment updates in the medical record. Maintains all clinical documentation in accordance with regulatory and accrediting standards.
* Ensures each assigned patient has a structured and clinically appropriate post hospitalization care plan. Acts as Liaison to referral sources and support of continuation of care.
* Provides crisis intervention to patients and families in acute distress.
* Provides introduction and initial coordination of wide range of community resources: financial, housing, legal, social/recreational, occupational, spiritual and support groups.
* May perform case management, discharge or after care planning as needed.

Why Johnstown Heights Behavioral Health?
* Challenging and rewarding work
* Career development opportunities
* Supportive and responsive leadership

Johnstown Heights Behavioral Health offers a comprehensive benefit plan and a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates should apply by submitting a resume. Johnstown Heights Behavioral Health is an EOE.
Veterans and military spouses are highly encouraged to apply. Summit BHC is dedicated to serving Veterans with specialized programming at our treatment centers across the country. We recognize and value the unique strengths of the military community in supporting our mission to serve those who have served.

Job Type: Full-time%6635559%

Keywords: Johnstown Heights Behavioral Health, Denver , Clinical Therapist Acute Psychiatric Hospital, Other , Johnstown, Colorado

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