Behavioral Therapist
Pacific Solstice

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Post Date: Jan 03, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 1/4/2021
Salary: $75,000 per year
Location: US - California - Mission Viejo
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Description
Job specific duties:
-Effectively facilitate group treatment modalities within scope of practice as assigned by the clinical team, using approved curriculums and standard group facilitation techniques
-Effectively conduct all initial assessment of new patient and develop initial treatment plan
-Develops master treatment plans in a timely manner as prescribed by program policies and procedures using data from all assessments and input from treatment team reviews and updates treatment plans for assigned patients on a timely basis as prescribed in the program policies and procedures
-Effectively utilize treatment planning meetings to review proper problem problems, progress and discharge plan for all assigned patients
-Accurately enters progress notes within the established timeframe for all assigned patients; progress notes are accurate, refers to problems identified on treatment plan, addresses progress and gains as related to treatment goals
-Documents incidents or unusual occurrences at the time it happens
-Monitors medical records for all assigned patients to ensure competent completeness and accuracy notifies CD of any omissions or incomplete areas in a timely manner and follows up to ensure correction of problem areas
-Complete discharge summaries for all assigned patients in a timely manner as prescribed by program policies and procedures
-Experience and confidence identifying and implementing evidence based practices through trauma informed care lens
-Participate in public relations and educational activities as assigned by clinical team.
-Effectively assesses the needs of adult patients ages 18+ an intervenes to facilitate movement to next stage
-Effectively develops therapeutic relationships with assigned patients and their families; schedule Weekly 1:1 and family sessions
-Effectively develop and review weekly treatment plans, goals and progress with assigned patients
-For each assigned patient, has regular documented contracts with others involved in patient care (i.e. Position, family members, residential care providers, case managers, conservators, etc). Acting as liaison/advocate as necessary for information regarding medication changes, treatment issues, changes in treatment plan, discharge planning, etc. These contacts should be both by phone and in person
-Regularly monitors patient attendance at treatment program, following up in a timely manner when attendance problems develop
-Effectively gathers information, initiate and implement behavioral contract when indicated
-Effectively assists patients in advocating for their Community needs and resources (i.e. Housing, banking, employment, school, etc)
-Effectively coordinates with attending physician or PA regarding treatment plan, progress and discharge plans
Follows mandatory reporting laws for children , disabled or older adults and other protected populations in a timely manner as indicated by California Regulations
-Regularly follows all individual and group billing procedures and accurately enters information on correct form
-Effectively manage his/her patient crisis situations
-Deliberate communication with professional boundaries.


Skills
-Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited professional school
-Must be LMFT or LCSW in state of CA and in good standing with the Board of Behavioral Services
-2 years of post licensure clinical experience with mentally ill and/or developmentally disabled and/or SUD population
-Effective written/verbal communication in English
-Understanding of psychiatric diagnosis, terminology, and medical record charting basics
-Experience in group facilitation


Notes
Looking for someone wanting to grow in mental health and neuropsychological conditions. With health, vision, and dental benefits.


Contact Details
Name: Brianna Riddlebarger
Address: 26732 Crown Valley Parkway, Su
City: Mission Viejo
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 92691
Country: United States
Ph: 9492007929
Email: info@pacificsolstice.com