Therapist

Location
10909 Memorial Hwy, Tampa FL 33615
Salary
The Children's Home offers a competetive compensation and benefits package.
Posted
Sep 26, 2016
Closes
Nov 07, 2016
Ref
Residential Program
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Come work with us and make a difference...

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible professional work delivering intensive therapeutic services utilizing a multi-model approach with individuals, groups, siblings or families. Involves a broad range of training and development activities, assessment services, caseload consultation and requires quality documentation of services provided completed under the supervision of a licensed professional.  Participates in organization’s continuous quality improvement efforts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Delivers intensive therapeutic services using a multi-model approach on an individual, sibling or family basis or in a group setting. Service delivery may be in-home services or in-office services depending on the need.

2. Provides assessment services and caseload consultation. Provides on-going assessment, evaluation, treatment, discharge planning and other therapeutic services as required.

3. Completes accurate, timely clinical documentation of the highest quality and consistent with agency standards, rules and regulation, and Medicaid.  Completes required assessments, treatment plans and progress notes.  

4. Formulates, coordinates and implements programming associated with the treatment plan through full knowledge of the client history and the impact on course of treatment. 

5. Facilitates the implementation of the treatment plan with the caregivers.   Monitors the overall course of treatment services for the client and family. Convenes treatment team meetings as scheduled or as needed.

6. Performs case management and communicates with identified partners such as Department of Children and Families and Guardian Ad Litems. 

7. Attends and participates in all treatment plan reviews, psychiatric consultations, internal/external utilization meetings, and/or any client review meetings requiring the therapist’s input. 

8. Facilitates a therapeutic transition and a positive placement for each client.

9. Works within the philosophy, function and Human Resources practices of The Children's Home Inc.

10. Attends agency and required training as directed. 

11. Prepares and conducts agency-wide or program specific training as directed.

12. Participate in all Continuous Quality Improvement activities as required. 

13. Perform other duties as assigned.

***THESE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS ARE NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS A COMPLETE STATEMENT OF ALL DUTIES PERFORMED.  EMPLOYEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PERFORM OTHER JOB RELATED MARGINAL DUTIES AS REQUIRED***

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience: A Master’s Degree from an accredited university or college in the field of social work, counseling, or psychology and two years experience in providing services to children or persons with serious mental illness and training in evaluations and assessments, treatment planning, treatment interventions, documentation, abuse regulations, patient rights and crisis intervention. 

License in mental health or clinical social work preferred.

Licenses & Certifications: 

· Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license with no record of criminal driving offense of license suspension.  

· Must possess means of providing job related transportation and show proof of required insurance.  Must be insurable under CHI’s current auto insurance policy.

· Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.  

· Must successfully complete  and maintain FDLE clearance, Federal background and state criminal background check and sexual predator screening.

· Current CPR and First Aid Certification (classes offered on-site, if necessary).