CRITICAL: Outpatient Therapist in Sedalia, Missouri, US at Compass Health

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $16.59 - $23.11 hourly, dependent upon licensure

REPORTS TO:

CSTAR Director/ Regional Outpatient Director/ Regional Community Services Director

POSITION PURPOSE:

Plan and carry out psychiatric mental health and alcohol and drug abuse treatment services to consumers.  Assess, diagnose, treat, counsel and refer consumer of the organization.  Provide crisis intervention services.  Provide psychosocial evaluations and assessments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide initial evaluation and assessment interview upon consumer’s admission.  Make recommendation for treatment and referral as appropriate.
  2. Develop individualized treatment plans, defining plan of services and intervention.  Update treatment plans according to documentation requirements.
  3. Provide individual, couple, group and family therapy according to the consumer’s treatment needs.  Provide crisis intervention services as needed.
  4. Document clinical service delivery within 72 hours of consumer contact.  Documentation meets all appropriate HIPPA and Medicaid/Medicare documentation guidelines.
  5. Keep records of consumer contacts as specific by accounting and statistical needs of the organization.  Complete all required OTR’s/PA’s to allow for billing of clinical service in a timely manner.
  6. Maintain appropriate size caseload in meeting productivity expectations.
  7. Attend outpatient staff meetings for agency communication, clinical consultation and trainings.
  8. Coordinate provision of clinical services for consumers with other programs and/or medical services.
  9. Abide by all professional, certification, and corporate ethical standards in performance of duties.  Maintain current licensure to be in good standing with the licensure board.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Although driving is not an essential function of the position, a valid license and agency established minimum automobile coverage are required in the event the employee drives during the course of employment. 

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of Bachelor's or Master’s degree in human service related field and current licensure or provisional licensure in the State of Missouri --or--current state certification as CADC, CRADC, CRAADC, or CCDP. Has a commitment to service and personal excellence. Is team oriented and values diversity.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with arms and hands; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel or crouch; talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities of the position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Benefits

At Pathways, we understand that our employees work hard, so we provide a generous benefits package. Benefits for a full-time Outpatient Therapist include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(K) retirement plan
  • Disability insurance
  • PTO

Company Overview

Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. is a nonprofit community mental health center that provides a full continuum of mental health care and access to services in Missouri and Louisiana. Our focus is achieving and sustaining optimal wellness for individuals and communities. We do this by providing accessible mental health, alcohol and drug treatment and prevention services. Our mission is to enhance wellness in the lives of individuals and communities by instilling hope, building partnerships and supporting recovery.

For more information about who we are and what we do, please visit our website. We look forward to hearing from you!