POSITION SUMMARY: The Outpatient Therapist (OT), under the direction and clinical supervision of the Director of Clinical Operations, Outpatient Services, is responsible for providing assessment and therapy services for adolescents and adults. The therapist is responsible for functions of coordinating, managing, supporting and facilitating appropriate services to meet the needs of individual clients.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop initial assessments of individual treatment needs by way of one-on-one sessions and use of any records that are sent by referral agencies
In collaboration with other resources--including family members, agency representatives, other agencies involved in the individual's treatment--using behavioral health assessment tools and following guidelines established by regulatory and practice requirements, develop treatment plan goals for assigned individuals
Maintain progress notes and progress reports, and modify treatment plans according to changes in client status
Provide clinically appropriate treatment, including individual and group counseling, consistent with the treatment plan goals
Utilize individuals' natural and professional supports as relevant to assist individuals in meeting their treatment plan goals
Assist clients in adhering to treatment plans, such as setting up appointments, arranging for transportation to appointments, or providing support
Assure continuous reimbursable sessions by maintaining a minimum of 80% productivity that can be reimbursed by the managed care provider
Maintain chart documentation according to regulatory and payer requirements
Ensure that all required paperwork is completed to standards prior to inspections by payer or regulatory agencies
Interface with other Elwyn clinical personnel, including therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists.
Attend internal team meetings and other outside meetings as directed by the Director or designee with the goal to support the clients needs in reaching their treatment plan goals
Perform other duties as assigned
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of Clinical Outpatient Services
DIRECT REPORTS: None
CONTACTS:Elwyn personnel, clients and their families, funding and regulatory agency personnel and visitors
Master's degree required from an accredited university in a clinical mental health discipline, such as psychology, counseling, clinical social work, psychiatric nursing, or marriage and family therapy
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
Must be able to perform CPR, first aid and crisis intervention using agency trained protocols
Must possess excellent customer interaction, collaboration, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated, intermediate experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Must be able to utilize Electronic Health Record (EHR) / Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
Must have current, valid driver's license in state of residence, three (3) years driving experience in the United States, and acceptable driving record
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE: See Physical Demands Checklist below which represents the general physical demands and environment conditions to which the employee holding this position must meet, in addition to the duties and responsibilities listed above, to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Elwyn will engage otherwise qualified candidates for this position whose disabilities may require reasonable accommodations to enable an individual to perform the essential functions.
Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and identity, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, genetic information, disability status, military or veteran status, marital or family status, political activities or affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, and federal law.
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