Behavioral Health Therapist/LGSW, FT Days - Behavioral Health

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Jul 21, 2019
Closes
Sep 11, 2019
Ref
R-5753
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Provides quality therapeutic care to clients that are assigned to the specific unit/department. Therapeutic care includes: Conducting psychosocial assessments, conducting individual, group and family therapy sessions, participating in the interdisciplinary treatment and transition and discharge process. Demonstrates actions and attitudes that contribute to the critical success factors of the organization (i.e. Best place to work, most extraordinary experience, superior outcomes, financial success for reinvestment, valued as a faith-based organization, and a growing organization vital to the community

Job Responsibilities:
1. Initiates and implements complete, comprehensive psychosocial assessments
2. Provides individual, group, and family therapies to clients and their families
3. Participates in and interdisciplinary treatment team to propose and develop strategies and interventions that would promote excellent therapeutic outcomes
4. Assesses and intervenes in cases of suspected/disclosed child/adult neglect/abuse issues Documents services provided and disseminates information/reports to community referral sources and agencies, i.e., DJJ, DSS, HHS, APS, CPS, LCC, etc
5. Coordinates with the interdisciplinary team, referral sources, and community resources aftercare and supportive services to ensure a successful discharge planning process. Promotes positive patient-family-community relations
6. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to diffuse psychotic and/or behavioral crises to ensure client, unit, and staff safety and stability
7. Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
Master's Degree in Social Work /Counseling or equivalent Master's Degree in a recognized health field
1 year experience preferred
LGSW/LGPC in the State of Maryland

Work Schedule:

Days

Tobacco 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 use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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