Primary Therapist - Residential Facility

AMFM Healthcare
Vienna, VA
Feb 03, 2023
Feb 05, 2023
Full Time
At AMFM Healthcare, we strive to deliver the highest quality of therapy to our clients within our program. We work with a wide range of patients struggling with behavioral issues, executive difficulties, and mental health problems. We are seeking an experienced Primary Therapist who is eager to make a difference in clients' lives and contribute to our growing mission in Vienna, VA. The right person for this position will be comfortable managing a caseload that includes a variety of acute mental health diagnoses. Furthermore, the candidate should be willing to listen and work closely with clients to understand their needs and find the best approach to helping them achieve their goals.About Us After the tragic loss of a beloved son due to mental illness, A Mission for Michael (AMFM Healthcare) was created with the vision of preventing such hopelessness in the lives of others. Our team is composed of individuals who have both the qualifications and the passion to take care of severe mental illness. In the field of mental healthcare, A Mission for Michael is unique. As you enter our facilities, you'll soon notice that we're different from most mental health treatment centers. With an intensive focus on clinical evidence-based treatment, along with personalized and compassionate care, we offer mental health treatment that changes lives.Duties and Responsibilities:Proficiently conduct clinical evaluation, biopsychosocial assessment, client diagnosis, and interpretive summaries among other assessments and evaluations. Prepare person-centered treatment plans (ISP's,) case management, consultation, education, and referral as needed.Provide therapeutic interventions including crisis counseling to individuals, groups and families as needed.Facilitate individual psychotherapy sessions and group therapy.Provide services in accordance to organization's policies and procedures and established Mental Health and Substance Abuse Standards as well as within the scope of practice of the therapist.Evaluate the individual and family systems as well as assess clients functioning within work, family, and routines of daily living and identify areas needing continued support, resources, and treatment in order to assist clients.Maintain Electronic Health Records to reflect the course of treatment and provide required documentation.Prepare pre-certification/authorization information to insurance utilization review team and subsequent concurrent review (continued stay) clinical reports per medical necessity criteria.Provide emergency crisis services during work hours and after hours as assigned.Attend staff meetings, supervisory conferences, training, and other activities, which ensure effective and efficient functioning of clinical operations.Adhere to organizational standards and policies and procedures, code of ethics, legal aspects of clinical practice, professional standards, duty to warn, abuse and neglect reporting policies and procedures and exercise professionalism at all times.Required Skills and Qualifications:Minimum Education Requirement: Masters degree or higher in a relevant course of study at an accredited university.Acceptable Credentials (Minimum) - Associate-level Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Social Worker, or Professional Clinical Counselor.Acceptable Credentials (Desired) - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Clinical CounselorMust have active registration with Virginia Board of Counseling or Virginia Department of Health ProfessionsHands-on experience in Groups (process, psycho educational, and topic), Family Therapy, Individual Therapy (wide range of modalities accepted), and working with clients with addiction issues.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function assigned satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Flexibility to work some weekends on call and assist when requested on after hours crisis calls.Successful completion of Criminal Background Check through DBHDS, Background Investigation Unit, and VDSS Registry Searches, and ADP Selective Services Screening.Benefits:Medical, Dental, and Vision plans through Anthem, with required payroll deductions from the employee.Tier selections include Employee Only, Employee+Spouse, Employee+Dependent/s, or Family.FSA/HSA Accounts.Life/AD&D insurance through Anthem, 100% paid for by the employer.Other benefits include:401k plan with employer match.PTO and Self Care Day.Educational Assistance Reimbursement Program.Employee Assistance Program.Health and Wellness (Gym) Membership.Job Type: Full-time, SalaryPay: $90,000-$100,000 dependent on experience and licensure.

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