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Outpatient Therapist II

Company: Covington Behavioral Health Hospital
Location: Covington
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

COUNSELOR IIJob description*Employee Name: \_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_**ALTERNATE TITLE: *Click here to enter text. *DEPARTMENT*: Social Work Svcs*JOB CODE: * CNSL2F *REPORTS TO: * Director- Clinical Services*POSITION TYPE: *Direct *FLSA STATUS: *Non-Exempt*PURPOSE STATEMENT: *Provide treatment and support to assist patients in their recovery from addictions, such as alcoholism, drug addiction, eating disorders or other behavioral problems.*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: ** Conduct individual counseling sessions and group or family sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and document as required.* May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions and assist with modifying problem behaviors.* May be responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment for patients.* Prepare individual treatment plan for each assigned patient.* Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents are completed timely and in a clear concise manner.* Assist with modifying problem behaviors and may also provide counseling services to families of patients.* Act as a liaison between referral sources and patient.* Provide crisis intervention to patient, as needed.* May plan for aftercare for assigned patient.* May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested.* May provide case management duties for patient, ensuring individualized quality care.* Evaluate the needs of the patient and determine if referrals to other programs or facilities is needed.* Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.*OTHER FUNCTIONS: ** Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.*EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: ** High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree in social or health services field from an accredited college or university preferred. Two or more years' experience in counseling field is required;* OR Bachelor's degree in other field required and;Four or more years' experience in the counseling field;* OR Master's degree in social or health services field required andone or more years' professional work experience.*LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: ** Licensure or certification for counseling may be required by the state in which the facility operates.* LMSW or LCSW Required* CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).* First aid may be required based on state or facility.* As a CMS regulated facility, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID -19 based on local, state and/or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).*ADDITIONAL REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS: ** Complete or ongoing education and training, as required by the state in which the facility operates and applicable accrediting body.*_While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances _*_*(e.g. emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.*_*PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS**Never/**Rarely*0%*Occas.*33% of time*Freq.*45-66% of time*Contin.*67-100% of time*LIFT/CARRY*1 to 10 lbs.* ** ** ** *11 to 20 lbs.* ** ** ** *21 to 50 lbs.* ** ** ** *51 to 75 lbs.* ** ** ** *76 to 100 lbs.* ** ** ** **PUSH/PULL*1 to 10 lbs.* ** ** ** *11 to 20 lbs.* ** ** ** *21 to 50 lbs.* ** ** ** *51 to 75 lbs.* ** ** ** *76 to 100 lbs.* ** ** ** **MOVEMENT*Bend/Stoop/Twist* ** ** ** *Crouch/Squat* ** ** ** *Kneel/Crawl* ** ** ** *Reach Above Shoulders* ** ** ** *Reach Below Shoulders* ** ** ** *Repetitive Arm Use* ** ** ** *Repetitive Wrist Use* ** ** ** *_Repetitive Hand Use_* Grasping* ** ** ** ** Squeezing* ** ** ** *Climb Stairs/Ladder* ** ** ** *Uneven Walking Surface* ** ** ** *Even Walking Surface* ** ** ** **Never/**Rarely*0%*Occas.*33% of time*Freq.*45-66% of time*Contin.*67-100% of time*EQUIPMENT USE & OPERATION*Motor Vehicles* ** ** ** *Operate Foot Pedals* ** ** ** **WORK WITH/NEAR*Machinery* ** ** ** *Electricity* ** ** ** *Power Tools* ** ** ** *Impact Tools* ** ** ** *Chemicals* ** ** ** *Fumes* ** ** ** *Heights* ** ** ** **ENVIRONMENT*Indoors* ** ** ** *Outdoors* ** ** ** *Extreme Heat* ** ** ** *Extreme Cold* ** ** ** *Dusty* ** ** ** *Excessive Noise* ** ** ** *Other (explain)* ** ** ** *Sit* ** ** ** *Stand* ** ** ** *Walk* ** ** ** **VISION REQUIREMENTS*Depth Perception* *Less than 20 Inches* *Color Vision* *Peripheral Vision* **ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS (including clarification of any of the above)**\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_**Disclaimer*The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. Additional duties and responsibilities may be required of the job holder based upon business needs and at the request of Facility.*JOB DESCRIPTION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM*I have received a copy of the job description for the position I am being offered / for my current position:Job Title: COUNSELOR II Department: Social Work SvcsApproved Date: 1/1/2020 Revised Date: 1/1/2020I have read this job description (or had it read to me) and I completely understand all my job duties and responsibilities. I am able to perform the essential functions as outlined with or without reasonable accommodation. I understand that my job may change on a temporary or regular basis according to the needs of my department without it being specifically included in the job description. If I have any questions about job duties not specified on this description that I am asked to perform, I should discuss them with my immediate supervisor or the HR department.I further understand that future performance evaluations and merit increases to my pay are based on my ability to perform the duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description to the satisfaction of my immediate supervisor. I understand that I am an employee at will and this job description and my acknowledgement of it does not constitute an employment contract.I have discussed any questions I may have had about this job description prior to signing this form.\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_*Employee Name*\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_ \_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_*Employee Signature* *Date Signed*Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceMedical Specialty:* PsychiatrySchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:All staff is required to wear a mask in patient care areas. All visitors are required to wear a mask in the lobby and during visitation.Work Location: One location

Keywords: Covington Behavioral Health Hospital, New Orleans , Outpatient Therapist II, Healthcare , Covington, Louisiana

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