Therapist- Full Time- Brown Deer- PHP- Brown Deer Clinic
Sign-on Bonus Offered!
- $2,000 Sign-on Bonus (requires 12 month commitment)
As a Therapist, you are an integral part of a patient’s journey, to help change their story, and lead to positive outcomes. In this role, you will provide therapeutic treatment services in individual, group and family settings. The Therapist collaborates with a multi-disciplinary treatment team to develop the plan of care for the patients. Successful candidate will advocate for and support our patients.
As part of this role, you will have the opportunity to:
- Receive supervision to obtain full license.
- Receive comprehensive training and use evidenced based treatment, such as CBT and DBT.
- Obtain continuing education hours.
- Masters degree in Social Work or Professional Counseling
- LPC-IT, LPC, APSW, LCSW or in the process of obtaining your license.
- Prior experience working in a behavioral health setting is preferred.
- Must be fully vaccinated for COVID unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
- Monday- Friday 8am-4:30pm
- *Could include weekend and Holiday Rotations*
The Therapist develops, coordinates and facilitates all direct social services to patients and their families assigned to him/her, and performs duties as directed by their Supervisor.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
- This job may include duties of cognitive behavioral therapies in addition to social services.
- Provide social services to patients and their families/significant others.
- Provide therapeutic treatment services to the individual, group, family and/or significant others. Provide for individual treatment sessions with patients.
- Interact with patients, family members, significant others and referents with respect and dignity.
- Participate in patient/family/significant others education sessions.
- Provide case management and therapeutic interventions to all assigned patients.
- Serve as patient advocate when a patient has a grievance, following the System policy and procedure.
- Provide follow-up contact with patients after discharge, according to program guidelines.
- Provide pre-admission consultation to community agencies, patients and families/significant others.
- Develop materials that lend themselves to creating clinical effectiveness, consistency, and manage patient/family expectations.
- Implement goals and interventions as specific on the Care Plan, within the therapeutic component of the patient’s program.
- Ensure the goals are realistic and related to the admitting issues.
- Document progress according to the treatment plan.
- Complete all documentation within required time.
- Complete admissions documentation.
- Social Services section of the Social Services Admission Assessment. Admission note in the medical record. Initial treatment goals and interventions on the Care Plan. Obtain necessary consent for release of records to access information that will assist in providing treatment or facilitating discharge.
- Complete ongoing treatment documentation, as required, according to program guidelines.
- Write clear, concise and obtainable treatment goals in the Treatment Plan for each problem on which Social Services intervenes.
- Document patient’s treatment status in medical record progress notes.
- Provide group summary note in the progress notes.
- Prepare billing sheets in an accurate and timely manner (as needed per program)
- Update the Care Plan goals and interventions.
- Complete discharge documentation as required and on time.
- Document the initial discharge plan on the Personal Property Plan.
- Document discharge summary, identify patient’s presenting problem, progress, current status and treatment recommendations.
- Facilitate treatment director’s hold as needed and according to program policy and guidelines.
- Communicate the process to the team members.
- Document the necessary information in a thorough and detailed manner. Assist the physician with the necessary documentation.
- Report and document suspected cases of physical, sexual abuse and/or neglect according to the law in the state of employment and according to System policy and procedure.
- Implement understanding of the System policies and procedures.
- Implement understanding of the Mandatory Reporting in Law in the state of employment.
- Provide leadership and guidance in the implementation of clinical interventions.
- Evaluate the outcome of interdisciplinary interventions and modify the Care Plan accordingly.
- Assist with the development and evaluation of treatment tracks, defining the elements of treatment.
- Facilitate interdisciplinary staffing for treatment planning, updating and progress review.
- Function independently with minimal supervision.
- Attend department and other meetings, as requested.
- Communicate professionally and accurately.
- Refer to and work with other departments and agencies as needed and according to Social Services policies.
- Report pertinent data to the physician, verbally or in writing as necessary, and use discernment in situations requiring immediate attention versus postponement.
- Communicate immediately difficult problems with referents, patients, family members/significant others and co-workers.
- Ask for supervision to assist with problem resolution, when appropriate.
- Attend and participate in all department meetings and provide feedback concerning departmental or clinical issues.
- Demonstrate strong interdisciplinary approach, facilitating effective communication among departments.
- Display a positive attitude and participate as a team member.
- Communicate in a respectful and assertive manner to treatment team members and other System personnel.
- Follow through with program philosophy.
- Be professional.
- Arrive on time, prepared for work responsibilities.
- Adhere to the System’s dress code.
- Adhere to ethics and conduct codes.
- Social Work, Professional Counselor, or Family Counselor Code of Ethics , Clinical Code of Conduct, maintain patient confidentiality.
- Implement department policies and procedures. Attend and/or plan in-services, System meetings and workshops to keep current on social work issues, techniques and research.
- Comply with age-specific, mandatory in-services.
- Attend clinical workshops/in-services appropriate to the position to maintain competency.
- Assist with the development and facilitation of education/training programs, emphasizing patient care and treatment, for all clinical staff when necessary.
- Serve as a customer service representative in all dealings with patients, family, significant others, referents, physicians and others.
- Display respect toward each individual. Assist patients, family and significant others by providing information related to individual need and programming. Use a positive, team approach.
- Assist with marketing activities in conjunction with Rogers Behavior Health System’s (Rogers) Community Outreach staff and manager, as requested.
- Provide clinical program information to patients, family, significant others and/or referents as appropriate.
- Refer external requests for Rogers services to the appropriate Outreach staff.
- Follow up with referents to affirm potential referrals’ awareness of various services provided at Rogers (residential programs, partial hospitals).
- Solicit feedback from referral sources concerning improving services.
- Involve self actively with customer feedback.
- Solicit feedback from referral sources regarding patient’s treatment status.
- Contact identified referral sources to provide update on patient’s clinical status.
- Assist Community Outreach with daily activities as requested and appropriate.
- Assist with facility tours as needed.
- Accompany Community Outreach staff on site visits with potential referents.
- Support System and department performance improvement.
- Assist with performance improvement activities.
- Demonstrate understanding of performance improvement and its role at Rogers.
- Identify new issues to be included in the performance improvement monitoring activities.
- Communicate with all relevant referral sources on each admission.
- Promote Rogers’ services.
- Advocate improvement of services based on referent feedback.
- Provide for patient safety.
- Evaluate patients and communicate to staff observed safety issues to anticipate clinical concerns.
- Intervene appropriately to maintain patient safety.
- Use knowledge of indicators of potentially harmful behavior.
- Use awareness of each patient’s level of safety.
- Ensure patients are in appropriate areas at all times.
- Ensure patients use the sign-out/sign-in system when off unit or as required by program guidelines.
- Provide for the safety of the facility. Use awareness and understanding of the System’s safety program.
- Report any safety hazards promptly to Director of Operations.
- Use Material, Safety and Data sheets to document safety issues.
- Complete electronic Maintenance Request Forms, as needed.
- Adhere to all System guidelines for safety.
- Maintain updated knowledge of policies and procedure for emergency protocol.
- Promote department goals and the Mission of the System.
- Communicate goals to fellow staff.
- Demonstrate measurable goal achievement. Maintain department policies and procedures.
- Include requirements and guidelines from external agencies (i.e., Joint Commission and the state requirements and guidelines).
- Maintain and/or communicate to the appropriate party the function backlog at a set time.
- Educate new staff about regulations or requirements of those functions that relate to their areas or departments, as directed.
- Demonstrate acceptance and training of student interns in the department, as directed.
- Demonstrate understanding of Joint Commission and other regulatory agency compliance regulations.
- Involve self in the learning and application of standards relevant to the Social Services department.
- Participate in in-services/seminars and other meetings to increase involvement and awareness of regulations.
- Involve self in the education of other disciplines regarding Social Services department regulations.
- Participate in System committees, Performance Improvement (PI) team meetings and team projects, as directed.
- Demonstrate punctuality and preparedness.
- Demonstrate effective communication and good organizational skills.
- Contribute in a positive, solution-focused manner.
- Participate in the PI program.
- Gain understanding of the PI process.
- Apply the PI model to your department’s activities.
- Participate in and/or create PI teams that lead to improvement in other System areas.
- Educate and involve self in the System and Social Services department’s PI plans.
- Conduct self in a professional manner.
- Demonstrate organizational skills that promote timely response to all inquiries and to task completion.
- Communicate with all individuals in a positive and professional manner.
- Attempt to resolve individual issues with peers in a positive, calm manner, with a focus on solution.
- Communicate concerns and provide solutions for same.
- Attend outside seminars to promote professional growth.
- Demonstrate a positive and professional attitude toward parties outside the System (patient’s families, visitors, vendors, etc.).
- Comply with the System’s policies and procedures, including Human Resources, Infection Control and Employee Health policies and programs.
- Project a professional image by wearing appropriate professional attire
- Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, etc.) for positions of 30 hours or more per week.
- Childcare reimbursement offered for positions of 20 hours or more per week.
- Gainshare bonus based on company goals.
- 401k with matching contribution that is fully vested from day 1.
- Loan relief, tuition reimbursement and scholarship opportunities.
ABOUT ROGERS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
Rogers Behavioral Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit provider of highly specialized psychiatric care. Rogers offers evidence-based treatment for children, teens, and adults with OCD and anxiety, addiction, depression and other mood disorders, eating disorders, trauma, and PTSD. Backed by more than a century of experience, Rogers is leading the way on measurement-based care and use of clinical outcomes.
Rogers provides residential care and has three inpatient facilities located in southeastern Wisconsin. Rogers also offers outpatient services in a growing network of communities across the U.S.
The System also includesRogers Behavioral Health Foundation, which supports patient care, programs, and research; andRogers In Health, an initiative that works to eliminate the stigma of mental health challenges. For more information, visitrogersbh.org.
To apply, please visit rogersbh.org/careers and complete an online application.