Therapist, Mental Health - Outpatient - Columbia, MD

Discovery Behavioral Health Fulton, MD
therapist mental mental health health outpatient patients family treatment team therapist utilization driver’s license patient safety
November 23, 2022
Discovery Behavioral Health
Fulton, MD
OTHER
Job Description

The Therapist works in a dynamic multidisciplinary team providing treatment services according to the Discovery Clinical Model. Therapist responsibilities include ensuring patient safety, providing milieu interventions, leading psychoeducational and process-oriented therapy groups, facilitate clinical assessments, conduct individual and family therapy sessions, and other case management tasks, as assigned.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Ensures clinical documentation is completed timely throughout the course of treatment.
  • Establish therapeutic rapport with patients and families/loved ones.
  • Carries a case load of 5-6 patients.
  • Facilitates admission assessments and the admission process for new patients with professionalism, courtesy, and a welcoming attitude.
  • Participates in weekly treatment team and communicates weekly treatment goals with all team members. 
  • Completes appropriate number of therapy sessions weekly for patients, including family/support system sessions aligned with the patients’ level of care.
  • Facilitates process orientated and psychoeducation groups one to two times, daily.
  • Facilitates multi-family groups, family program, and/or family weekend.
  • Provides utilization reviews to insurance companies, providing appropriate clinical information to obtain initial authorization and continuing stay authorization, as necessary.
  • Communicates with the Utilization Review Department and Business Department regarding authorization and payment.
  • Begins discharge planning on day of admission for all patients.

 

This is a full time position M-F. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at discoverymood.com.


Qualifications
  • Master’s or Doctorate degree in relevant field, required
  • Completion of state requirements and state clinical license to conduct therapeutic interventions required
  • Obtain CPI certification within 90 days of hire
  • Obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid certification within 90 days of hire
  • Must possess a current driver’s license and be in good standing

 


Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. 

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/ 


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