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Behavioral Therapist

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
The Therapist works in a dynamic multidisciplinary team providing treatment services according to the Discovery Clinical Model. Therapist responsibilities include ensuring patient safety, providing milieu interventions, leading psychoeducational and process-oriented therapy groups, facilitate clinical assessments, conduct individual and family therapy sessions, and other case management tasks, as assigned. Essential Job Functions

  • Ensures clinical documentation is completed timely throughout the course of treatment.
  • Establish therapeutic rapport with patients and families/loved ones.
  • Carries a case load of 5-6 patients.
  • Facilitates admission assessments and the admission process for new patients with professionalism, courtesy, and a welcoming attitude.
  • Participates in weekly treatment team and communicates weekly treatment goals with all team members. -
  • Completes appropriate number of therapy sessions weekly for patients, including family/support system sessions aligned with the patients' level of care.
  • Facilitates process orientated and psychoeducation groups one to two times, daily.
  • Facilitates multi-family groups, family program, and/or family weekend.
  • Provides utilization reviews to insurance companies, providing appropriate clinical information to obtain initial authorization and continuing stay authorization, as necessary.
  • Communicates with the Utilization Review Department and Business Department regarding authorization and payment.
  • Begins discharge planning on day of admission for all patients. Monday- Friday, 11 am to 7 pm------ -For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at discoverymood.com. Qualifications
    • Master's or Doctorate degree in relevant field, required
    • Completion of state requirements and state clinical license to conduct therapeutic interventions required
    • Obtain CPI certification within 90 days of hire
    • Obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid certification within 90 days of hire
    • Must possess a current driver's license and be in good standing Additional Information
      We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.---All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. - For more information about our company benefits, please visit us atdiscoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/PandoLogic. Keywords: Mental Health Rehabilitation Worker, Location: El Cajon, CA - 92020 , PL: 554655704

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, El Cajon , Behavioral Therapist, Healthcare , El Cajon, California

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