Full-Time 40 hours/week
The ideal candidate for this position will be an individual with the appropriate education and desire to help our clients to develop the skills, external and internal resources to reach self-determined goals and objectives for change in their lives. Therapists are encouraged to utilize a varied collection of evidence-based interventions to meet the defined treatment needs of their clients. The Outpatient Therapist position is primarily an office-based position but you will have the option of working with certain clients in their environment if you/they feel that it might be beneficial. It is a difficult but rewarding position requiring assessment, the ability to diagnose & develop a plan for treatment, to implement therapeutic interventions and establish a working rapport with your clients.
As an Outpatient Therapist at the Southeast Office, your scheduled work hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:30 am until 5:00 pm. There are no expectations to work on the weekend and we have ten scheduled Holidays throughout the year. Full and Part Time employees have vacation time available after one year of employment. We also offer Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance in addition to the option to participate in our 403 (b) retirement plan. Full Time employees are also eligible for a $15,000 Life Insurance policy and Long Term Disability coverage at no cost.
In your role as an Outpatient Therapist, you will serve as an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team including other counselors, case managers, medical providers, clinical supervision and support staff. They all share the common intention of providing our clients with the services needed to facilitate their ability to function at the highest possible level.
If this sounds appealing to you for a career, please review the Job Description which follows:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To provide a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic services to a varied client population, including adults and children with severe mental disabilities. Services are provided in-home, in-office or within the community.
1. Conduct mental health assessments
2. Assess client's needs, service availability and appropriateness of services
3. Develop, implement, and update Individual Service Plans with the client in accordance with OAC standards and F&CS policy/procedure.
4. Provide psychotherapy/counseling services to clients and significant others through individual, group, and/or family methods.
5. Review and update progress, and diagnoses in accordance with OAC standards and F&CS policy/procedure to ensure continued provision of proper and necessary services.
6. Maintain client records in accordance with OAC standards and F&CS policy/procedure.
7. At a minimum, achieve and maintain the Agency's established productivity standards.
8. Make referrals to other services within the community and within the Agency as indicated.
9. Maintain current knowledge of all applicable F&CS policies/procedures and function according to these standards,
10. Comply with COA regulations, federal and state requirements, and educational/certification/registry requirements.
11. Other duties as assigned.
1. Knowledge in the implementation of current diagnostic standards.
2. Valid driver's license, reliable transportation and meet agency requirements for driving insurability.
3. Must be able to meet agency requirements for criminal background check.
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree preferred.
Currently holds a LPC/LPCC or LSW/LISW license in the State of Ohio.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Prior mental health experience.