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Outpatient Therapist - Little Rock

Job Code:  95022
Facility: The Pointe Outpatient BHS
Location: LITTLE ROCK, AR US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: 1
Position Summary:
I. TREATMENT PLANNING AND DISCHARGE PLANNING

On assigned therapy cases, is able to formulate clearly defined goals and objectives as evidenced by writing goals that
reflect the patient’s presenting problems as seen in the assessments. Is able to accurately reflect progress of the patient
specific to the treatment goals.
Therapist begins discharge planning at admission as seen on the intake assessment and treatment plan.

II. ASSESSMENT OF PATIENTS

Demonstrates knowledge of developmental tasks of children, adolescents and adults.
Demonstrates the ability to recognize signs and symptoms of anxiety and impending behavioral escalation.
Ability to recognize and evaluate behavior, changing levels of depression, tendencies toward self-aggressive behavior, cognitive functioning deficits, learning deficits, and patient’s capacity for self-care.
Exhibits proficiency in diagnosing and determining appropriate level of care based on client symptoms.
Identifies signs of abuse and neglect and follow necessary procedures to ensure client safety.

III. TREATMENT TEAM

Accurate information is communicated to all members of the team as observed by the supervisor
Works cooperatively and positively with all treatment team members as observed by the supervisor.
Is flexible and creative with job requirements and expectation as observed by supervisor.

IV. TREAMENT DELIVERY

Individual, family, and group therapy occur as prescribed by the physician approved treatment plan as evidenced by documentation in the medical record.
Demonstrates a willingness to be able to provide client-oriented services when needed, regardless of hours and times.
Ensures that parents/guardian/significant others are made aware of all assessments, evaluations and treatment results as
assessed by the supervisor.
Achieve productivity expectations through the completion of required clinical hours.
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V. DOCUMENTATION

Therapy notes reflect an awareness of the patient’s pathology and problems, notes are goal directed and follow the prescribed format (P.I.E.) as evidenced by the notes in the medical record.
Assessments, treatment plans, and progress notes are completed timely according to Outreach guidelines as evidenced by submission to UR Specialist.
Provides accurate and complete documentation as observed by the UR Specialist.
 
Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Minimum of a Masters Degree in a Human Services field, preferably Social Work, from an accredited university. A minimum of two years psychiatric treatment experience is preferred along with experience in individual, group, and family therapy. Knowledge of regulatory requirements and Arkansas laws governing services to children, adolescent and adults preferred. A basic knowledge of educational, psychological and social service systems as related to special education and behavior treatment preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Appropriate State Licensure including LMSW, LCSW, LAC, LPE or LPC. Licensure must be maintained.

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