Clinical Therapist -26166
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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 2/9/2017
West Virginia University Hospital
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Title:
Clinical Therapist (26166 Exempt & 60249 Non-Exempt)
Chestnut Ridge Center
Education and Experience:
* Master s Degree in related field.
* Prior experience in a mental health program preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
* Must have WV Licensure in field of study, which permits practicing psychotherapy:
* LGSW, LCSW or LICSW or a temporary Social Work permit* OR
* LPC or provisional licensure certificate OR
* Supervised-Psychologist or Licensed Psychologist OR
* Nurse Practitioner with Advanced Certification in psychiatric nursing.
* Advanced certification preferred when applicable.
*Must obtain permanent licensure within the first six months of employment.
* Valid driver s license for employees of the Adolescent Services, Day Hospital and ACT.
Provides Social Services to all patients and families. As a member of the treatment team(s) and the unit, is responsible for providing a broad range of treatment and rehabilitation activities for the population served.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
:include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1.0 Participates as an integral professional member of an interdisciplinary treatment team led by a physician.
2.0 Participates as clinical personnel in a treatment area and facilitates therapeutic milieu on the treatment unit, when applicable.
3.0 Provides direct one-on-one age specific psychotherapy services to patients when requested via specific program requirements.
4.0 Assists medical staff in determining appropriateness of services and receives referral for intervention.
5.0 Determines the developmental age (level of development) of the patient and assists the treatment team in the development and implementation of a treatment plan specific with developmental needs and/or required intervention.
6.0 Assesses psychosocial needs, including assessing for high-risk indicators and documents obtainment of psychosocial history/assessment.
7.0 Correlates all assembled data on the psychosocial history in a manner that is clinically pertinent to the individual patient.
8.0 Performs continued-care planning as developed with the treatment team from first day of services.
9.0 Provides group therapy as deemed appropriate.
10.0 Acts as liaison for patients and their families to various community agencies, consultants, and services.
11.0 Records and charts all patient contacts as required.
12.0 Provides direct family therapy to patients and their families as directed by treatment planning and program requirements.
13.0 Maintains appropriate certification, licensure and competency through supervision and/or training and successful completion of annual performance evaluations.
14.0 Attends continuing education seminars and in-services as necessary to maintain professional licensure, competency, and to meet hospital required educational standards.
15.0 Adheres to performance expectations of WVUH-CRC employees .
16.0 Performs other duties/projects as requested.
PERFORMANCE STANDARD : Adheres to the established Performance Expectations for WVUH Employees in the areas of People, Service, Performance Improvement, Shared Values & Culture.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.