Sr Behavioral Health Therapist (Partial Remote Opportunity), Full-Time Day Shift, Adult PHP

Rockville, MD
Mar 28, 2023
Apr 07, 2023
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Sr Behavioral Health Therapist for our Adult PHP department who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

Adventist HealthCare is hiring a full-time Behavioral Health Therapist. We are offering sign-on bonuses up to $10,000

As the Sr Behavioral Health Therapist, you will:
• Complete comprehensive psychosocial assessments and Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale to develop well-informed clinical impressions and assess patient safety risk. This includes speaking to current identified supports and treatment providers
•Provides individual, group, and family therapies to patients and their families. The primary treatment modality in the Adult Partial Hospitalization Program is group therapy.
•Actively Participates in interdisciplinary treatment team meetings to propose and develop strategies and interventions that would promote excellent therapeutic outcomes
• Provide Daily assessment of patient safety toward self, others, and within the patient's environment. This would include assessing cases of suspected abuse/neglect and making reports/referrals to proper agencies. The therapist would demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to safely manage patient mental health crises to ensure patient, department, and staff safety.
•Consults and coordinates with the multidisciplinary treatment team, referral sources, and community providers to develop a comprehensive discharge plan and foster positive relationships with community providers and resources
•Supervise interns and graduate level clinicians providing mental health treatment to patients on various behavioral health psychiatric units. Supervision would include a thorough review of intern documentation, maintenance of patient electronic and paper charts, treatment plans, and implementation of clinical interventions
•Other duties as assigned including administrative tasks such as fielding incoming office phone calls, creating and organizing patient materials, filing patient documentation into patient paper charts, and updating files in Shared Drive

Qualifications Include:
•Master's Degree in Social Work or equivalent Master's Degree in a recognized health field Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW-C) preferred, minimum LMSW/LGPC
•2-5 years Social Work Experience Preferred, Experience in an Inpatient Setting Preferred
•Knowledge of psychological disorders & abnormal psychology related to adolescents and adults
•Exceptional conflict resolution, crisis management, and time management skills
•Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity skills required
•Flexibility in work hours in order to meet patient and organization operating needs
•Ability to consistently meet deadlines regardless of caseload
•Ability to maintain control in volatile/hostile situations, e.g., when being verbally and/or physically confronted by a client or family member

Work Schedule:

Full Time M-F 8am to 4:30pm

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you.

We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through nonrotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Free Employee parking
  • Benefits Eligible Positions:
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans [including health, employer-paid disability and life insurance, PTO]
    • Employer retirement contribution and match after 1-year of eligible employment with 3 year vesting
    • Ancillary benefits such as flexible spending, legal and pet insurance to meet the needs of employees and their eligible family members
    • Subsidized childcare at participating childcare centers

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today, apply now to be considered!

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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