Mental Health Therapist-Inpatient Adult MH

Unitypoint Health Des Moines , IA 50301

Posted 3 months ago

Overview

Provides therapy/counseling to patients of adult behavioral health services. Participates as a member of a multidisciplinary team to provide continuity of care for patients attending treatment programs. Maintains accountability for own care to assure adherence to ethical standards. Consistently utilizes a holistic approach (considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned service area).

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of basic and specialized assessment skills.

  • Utilizing technology, develops and documents treatment plan.

  • Provides individual, group, marital and family therapy utilizing a variety of

  • treatment modalities.

  • Modifies treatment plan in response to the patient's progress.

  • Provides education/information to patients, families and referral sources.

  • Demonstrates ability to manage time effectively.

  • Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations in dealing with patients, families, members of the multidisciplinary team and referral sources.

  • Assumes responsibility for maintaining professional and clinical expertise.

  • Maintains accurate concise documentation for accreditation andreimbursement

  • Demonstrates techniques and philosophy based on Managing Aggressive Behavior (MAB) curriculum.

Qualifications

Master's Degree in Mental Health Therapy required. Prefer 2 years experience. Current permanent or temporary Iowa license to practice as a Mental Health Therapist.

EOE M/F/V/D


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Mental Health Therapist-Inpatient Adult MH

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