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Therapist II

Company: Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital
Location: Reno
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

This position provides Group Therapy, Treatment Planning, Discharge Planning, Assessments, Crisis Intervention and Individual Therapy and/or Family Therapy to patients and their families.Responsible for performing psychosocial assessments on all patients to determine social service needs and plan of care.Evaluates Patient data, develops and implements a plan of care for the patient.Participates in weekly plan of care for each patient; works cooperatively as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team; Completes progress notes and discharge plans in a timely fashion.Ensures compliance with all treatment plan requirements including weekly review and updates with the patient.Consistently arranges for an appropriate discharge plan for the patient including follow-up with a psychiatrist (if on meds), therapist and any housing or residential needs as recommended by the psychiatrist.Appropriately utilizes established resources to assist in completing case management duties independently.Documents treatment provided to patients in their medical record based on established case management guidelines.Completes all reports for suspected abuse as legally mandated and consistently informs supervisor.Provides individual patient and family therapy and crisis intervention.Provides group therapy.Communicates with family members and caretakers regarding the needs of the patient and anticipated plans.Consults other departments as appropriate to collaborate on patient care and performance improvement activities.Creates appropriate discharge plans as needed for the patient's discharge.Completes Release of Information accurately and completely.Completes orientation and competency assessments as required for position. Participates in activities enhancing professional growth and development.Upholds the Organization's ethics and customer service standards.This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital.RequirementsEducation/Licensure:Masters Degree in social work or a related fieldCurrent Nevada Clinical (LCSW, LCPC, LMFT, etc.) license or Clinical Internship preferred.CPR obtained within 60 days of hire.CPI obtained within 60 days of hire.Knowledge and Experience: One (1) year of inpatient clinical work with experience in diagnosis, psychotherapy and assessment based treatment planning Basic knowledge of human growth and development preferred Maintains current knowledge of social, medical and psychiatric services available within the community. Displays good theoretical knowledge of psychopathology and appropriate treatment techniques of each type of therapy. Experience with therapeutic limit-setting helpful or an understanding of level systems or other behavior management modalities helpful Ability to maintain professional boundariesSkills and Abilities:Maintains confidentiality of patients at all timesSensitivity to and willingness to interact with persons of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.Ability to communicate with physician regarding social service needs of the patient.Documentation meets current standards and policies.Proficiency with software and/or equipment (Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel)Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize projects, work relatively independently, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlinesStrong written and verbal communication skills; legible handwritingSkills in teaching or assisting with activities of daily livingStrong interpersonal skills. Ability to work with people with a variety of background and educational levelsAbility to work independently and as part of a teamGood judgment, problem solving and decision-making skillsDemonstrated commitment to working collaboratively as well as possessing the skills to lead, influence, and motivate othersAbility to work in a fast-paced, expanding environmentAbility to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations.Ability to work and concentrate amidst distractions such as noise, conversation, a foot traffic.Ability to handle interruptions and multi-task.Physical Requirements:While performing the duties of this job, this position is frequently required to do the following: Stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, and stand for sustained period of time. Walk, push, pull, lift, carry objects from a lower to higher position or horizontally from position to position or otherwise move objects. Feel sizes, shapes, temperatures, and textures by touching with skin, particularly that of the fingertips. Express or exchange ideas orally and potentially loudly, accurately, or quickly. Minimum standard of hearing ranges. Lift up to (50) pounds, exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently. Minimum standard of visual acuity with or without correction. While worker may possibly be subjected to temperature changes, the worker is generally not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions as the work is predominantly inside.BenefitsWe proudly offer the following benefits available 1st of the month following just one month of employment:Competitive ratesTuition reimbursementComprehensive package of benefits to include:MedicalDentalVisionLife, Pet, Identity Theft Insurance401kGenerous paid time offShort Term and Long Term Disability

Keywords: Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, Reno , Therapist II, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada

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