Behavioral Health Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Therapist Relief at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/18/2021


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Job Description


Behavioral Health Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Therapist Relief  AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Mission, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962 
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift

  • On call shifts are 5pm to 12am 7 days a week
  • Weekends also add two time slots for on-call:  8am to 12pm; 12pm to 5pm
  • Relief works can cover any open shift vacated by illness, vacation, etc.

You Will Be Responsible For:

•    Conducts comprehensive assessments to include risk assessment and establishes therapy treatment objectives

•    Provides referrals for patients within the agency and community

•    Administers individual, family, and group therapy sessions

•    Documents therapy observations and maintains records, while adhering to confidentiality protocols

•    Evaluates patient progress and therapy intervention effectiveness

•    Provides patients information about community resources and therapeutic activities

•    Works directly with patients, family members, physicians, and community providers to ensure collaborative and continuous care

•    Maintains solid clinical skills including knowledge of DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5, community resources, process of payor source identification, and short-term intervention strategies

•    Evaluate patient data, develops and implements a treatment plan for the patient

•    Responsible for performing psychosocial assessments on patients to determine social service needs, diagnosis and treatment plan. The assessment to be completed within 60 hours of admission

•    Identify and intervene for suspected abuse, including sensitivity to age specific concerns

•    Participate in the multidisciplinary treatment team meetings, providing clinical input

•    Formulates discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary treatment team, the patient and the family. Assure outpatient appointments are scheduled upon inpatient discharge

•    Coordinates the continuum of care of patients between Behavioral Health Programs

•    Demonstrate working knowledge of the involuntary commitment process 

•    Opt-In participation in Emergency Notification System as applicable to facility

•    Performs other duties as assigned


What You Will Need:

•    Ability to gather individual patient assessment data, including individualized treatment plans, and referrals

•    Ability to analyze and assess data, techniques, methodology, equipment operations, and quality control to ensure that information is obtained and presented accurately

•    Ability to master educational, counseling, and administrative principles, theories, techniques, and practices

•    Ability to work collaboratively as a dynamic treatment team member

•    Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

•    Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

•    Suggest and participate in process improvement opportunities in the performance of duties

•    One year of experience in a healthcare setting

•    Licensed in Kansas

•    Formal De-escalation Training – must be obtained within 90 days of employment (required)

Conducts themselves in a calm and collected manner at all times

•    Demonstrates patient/customer focused, compassionate behavior

•    Takes responsibility for decisions, actions and results, and delivers on commitments

•    Cooperates and collaborates with team members and others

•    Complies with the Corporate Institutional Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines

•    Demonstrates compliance with all federal, state and local laws; rules and government

•    Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team members, patients/customers and families

  • BLS card through the American Heart Association

Job Summary:

Provides behavioral health therapy services.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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