Intensive Outpatient Therapist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/5/2022


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Job Description


Behavioral Health Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Therapist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

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

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Benefits begin on Day One
  • 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

  • This is opening is for a Dual Diagnosis therapist in IOP.
  • The hours are 1:30pm to 9:00pm, M/W/TH (24 hours/week). 
  • Additionally, for this position, a candidate will need to have or be in the process of getting a Substance Abuse counseling license such as a T-LMAC, LMAC or LCAC.

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:

•    Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field
•    Two years of relevant experience 

•    One year of experience in a healthcare setting

•    BLS certification – must be obtained within 90 days of employment (not applicable to the state of Kansas)
•    Licensed in respective state
•    Formal De-escalation Training – must be obtained within 90 days of employment

Required Competencies

•    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

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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