Therapist in Jefferson City, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $21.98 Hourly - $56,712.23 Annually

POSITION PURPOSE:                                    
Plan and carry out mental health and/or alcohol and drug abuse treatment services to consumers.  Assess, diagnose, treat, counsel and refer consumers 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 with documentation meeting all appropriate HIPAA and Medicaid/Medicare documentation guidelines.
5) Keep records of consumer contacts as specific by accounting and statistical needs of the organization.  Complete all required OTRs/PAs 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 and 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 Master’s degree in human service related field and current licensure or provisional licensure in the state providing services. 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.