Clinical Therapist - Quitting Time **Sign-On Bonus Available
The Providence Center - Behavioral Health Job ID: 4502
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 8am-4pm; Tues 10am-6pm
Provide individual, group and family therapy for intensive out-patient programs and outpatient for adult clients with co-occurring disorders. Perform other duties as needed to support IOP programs and other Intermediate Services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
-Perform initial screening, intake, orientation, crisis intervention, counseling, case management, client education, referral, treatment planning, and consultation for clients in the program.
-Provide individual, group and family therapy.
-Help cover groups and caseloads when other clinicians are out of the office and to be flexible to work occasional evenings.
-Evaluate psychological, social and physiological signs and symptoms of substance abuse.
-Collect pertinent data from appropriate collateral sources in accordance with confidentiality guidelines.
-Develop a diagnostic evaluation of the client's substance abuse, criminal thinking and any co-existing conditions.
-Ensure a thorough clinical evaluation through referral for disorders outside of own expertise.
-Perform in a calm and professional manner during crisis or emergency situations.
-Maintain confidentiality in accordance with Center policy and legal requirements.
-Serve as a role model to clients on a daily basis in such areas as daily living skills and decision making.
-Identify specific therapeutic interventions appropriate for specific problems.
Monitor client progress:
-Provide ongoing information regarding client condition to Rite Care/Managed Care companies and other insurers.
-Assist clients in self dispensation of medications, both prescribed and over the counter.
-Monitor client withdrawal and provide triage.
-Match clients to appropriate levels of care and facilitate referrals for clients.
-Match clients by demonstrating understanding of the established diagnostic criteria for substance use and mental health disorders and criminal thinking.
-Provide education on the possible effects of AOD on pregnancy and post-partum clients and addressing the specific needs of women
-Ensure clients comply with toxicology screens as mandated by DCYF, parole and/or recommended on treatment plan.
Complete record keeping in accordance with Health Information Services and other Center requirements:
-Complete daily encounter forms and progress notes with appropriate format.
-Develop and implement clear, specific, behaviorally oriented treatment plan as required with ongoing consumer input and signature.
-Complete required reports and evaluations.
-Treat clients with respect.
-Maintain cooperative relationships with Center staff, clients, community agencies and the
-Establish and maintain productive and effective communications with clients, family members and staff.
-Follow required office procedures in a cooperative manner.
-Work in cooperation with co-workers and supervisory staff.
-Deal with team members regarding problems in a constructive manner.
-Accept and use direction, constructive criticism, and supervision.
Establish discharge planning as necessary:
-Utilize available community resources in the recovery continuum.
-Maintain active involvement in professional and lay mental health/substance abuse organizations within the community.
Attend trainings, staff meetings, case presentations, conferences, etc.
-Provide feedback to staff on the content of educational programs attended.
-Attend mandatory in-service trainings and other trainings required for renewal of licensure.
-Supervise children in the Child Care area as needed.
-Serve on appropriate Center committees.
-Transport clients in own vehicle or Center van.
It is the policy of CNE to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, genetic information, veterans status or disability.