D028 - MRT - MA Therapist Lic

Lifestream Behavioral Center Leesburg , FL 34748

Posted 2 weeks ago

JOB SUMMARY: The MA/MS Licensed Therapist will develop comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments clinically responsive to age appropriate patient/family needs and concerns to commensurate with knowledge in the substance abuse/mental health field.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES: The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification with or without an accommodation. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position. * Complete psychosocial assessment on each consumer within designated time frame of admission. * Collaborate with other professionals to evaluate consumers' medical or physical condition and to assess needs. * Provide documentation of clinical and case management services in accordance with department standard. * Participate with the interdisciplinary team in developing and implementing clinical treatment plans for consumers. Serve as consumer advocate for needs within the community. * Maintain current all staff development requirements for this position * The ability to comply with the regulations requiring a workplace of dignity and respect and equal employment opportunity compliance * The ability to work collaboratively with others and to accept constructive criticism from supervisors and managers * Willingness to abide by the company's published rules and regulationsCOMPETENCIES: Culmination of the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Motivation (KSAM) that are required for an employee to be successful. * Serving Our Consumers: Effectively meeting consumer needs, building productive consumer relationships, and taking responsibility for consumer satisfaction and loyalty.*
  • Consumer Focus: Consistently commits to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external consumers * Valuing Diversity: Works effectively with all races, nationalities, cultures, disabilities, ages, and genders * Effective Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.*
  • Listening: Is attentive and listens to others. Considerate of the opinions of others when in disagreement. * Conflict Management: Consistently promotes calm dialogue and cooperation during moments of conflict. * Continuous Improvement: The ongoing process of achieving positive changes in service and processes in order to improve efficiency and quality.*
  • Organizing: Orchestrates multiple activities to accomplish a goal and keeps orderly files and records such that information can be retrieved when requested. * Creativity: Tries old solutions to problems, but will search for new methods when challenged. * Expertise: Demonstrating proficiency of an employee's skill or knowledge within their field of practice.*
  • Job Specific Learning: Successfully incorporates new learning into his or her job.KNOWLEDGE AND JOB SKILLS: Ability to withstand high levels of stress. Ability to work at a fast pace under high degree of pressure from time and space constraints. Must be able to utilize critical and analytical thinking. Demonstrates a cooperative attitude to problem solving and conflict resolution with all levels of staff and in all interactions with families and outside professionals.PERSONAL QUALITIES: Excellent communication skills. Sensitivity to the needs of others. Initiative, accuracy and dependability are important. Must be able to work with minimum supervision.SPECIAL FACTORS: Must be able to produce a volume of work error free. Must be able to meet deadlines.JUDGMENT/DECISION MAKING: Ability to exercise good clinical judgment in crisis situations, patient and family conflict situations, etc. Must utilize judgment in a manner, which will actively promote LifeStream through their actions and interactions with others.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:* Education:
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  • Master's degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or other relevant Human Service Field required * Licensure required as Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Counselor, or Marriage and Family Therapist valid in FL* Experience:*
  • Minimum ofTwo (2) years of direct clinical experience preferable in a health or mental health setting with an emphasis on population to be served in the assigned area * Driving Requirements:* Must be Over the age of 21 required * Minimum of 5-years driving experience required * Possess a Valid FL Driver's license (within 30 days of hire if currently do not possess)* Possess a continuously valid US Driver's license for the past three years, from date of issue required * Safe Driving record requiredTRAINING & DEVELOPMENT: Completes all requirements according to Individual Training Plan within the first six months of hire and annually. Other training and/or professional development may be assigned due to evolution of programs.
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