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Therapist

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Therapist works in a dynamic multidisciplinary team providing treatment services according to the 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.Responsibilities:--

  • 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 5-7 patients.
  • Understands role in providing expeditious access to care for individuals seeking services.
  • 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-----TM level of care.
  • Facilitates process orientated and psychoeducation groups daily/weekly.
  • Provides utilization reviews to insurance companies, providing appropriate clinical information to obtain initial authorization and continuing stay authorization, as necessary.
  • Is appropriately accessible to family members or loved ones. Returning all calls and emails within 4 hours during business hours of operations and 24 hours all other times.
  • Assesses patients for suicidality and possibility of danger to self or others.
  • May provide additional clinical support for other members of the clinical team in their absence.
  • Communicates with the Utilization Review Department regarding authorization and payment.
  • Begins discharge planning on day of admission for all patients.
  • Completes discharge session with patient to ensure coping skills, transition plan, and resources are understood and intact.
  • Communicates with referral sources and outpatient providers for continuity of care upon admission, midpoint, and discharge.
  • Effectively manages crises in sessions and the milieu.
  • Provides support to milieu staff in their interactions with patients and their loved ones. ----- - Works collaboratively with the entire treatment team and milieu staff to always ensure the highest level of clinical quality.
  • Completes other tasks, as requested or assigned.This a full-time position.Qualifications
    • Master-----TMs or Doctorate degree in relevant field, required
    • Completion of state requirements and state license to conduct therapeutic interventions required
    • Obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid certification within 90 days of hire
    • Must possess a current driver-----TMs license and be in good standingAdditional InformationWe 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 at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/PandoLogic. , Location: San Diego, CA - 92108

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, San Diego , Therapist, Healthcare , San Diego, California

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