Behavioral Health Therapist, FT Days

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Oct 15, 2020
Closes
Oct 28, 2020
Ref
R-009938
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Shady Grove Medical Center is seeking to hire an experienced Behavioral Health Therapist who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental, and spiritual healing.

As a Behavioral Therapist you will:
Provide 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

Qualifications Include:
Arrange the duties below in order of importance to the success of the job. Beside each duty, indicate the estimated percentage of overall time spent on that duty. All percentages should total to 100%. Tasks representing less than 5% of time should be listed as "additional duties as assigned."

1. Initiates and implements complete, comprehensive psychosocial assessments 25%
2. Provides individual, group, and family therapies to clients and their families 15%
3. Participates in and interdisciplinary treatment team to propose and develop strategies and interventions that would promote excellent therapeutic outcomes 10%
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 10%
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 10%
6. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to diffuse psychotic and/or behavioral crises to ensure client, unit, and staff safety an stability 25%
7. Other duties as assigned 5%
Master's Degree in Social Work /Counseling or equivalent Master's Degree in a recognized health field
1 year experience preferred
NA
LGSW/LGPC in the State of Maryland

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 or contact k.dunn@adventsithealthcare.com for more information.

Work Schedule:

Day Shift, Five working days a week M-F with weekend requirement rotation

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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