Inpatient Therapist-Sheridan 2 West (LPC, LCSW, LBP, LMFT)
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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 11/7/2016
Shadow Mountain Behavioral Health System
The Inpatient Therapist provides assessment, diagnosis,
treatment planning, delivery and documentation of
individual, group and family psychotherapy, facilitation
of behavioral changes, and discharge planning to meet
the needs of assigned patients (ages 4-17). Provides
clinical guidance and education to nurses and direct
care workers. Provides patient specific treatment,
adhere to patient safety standards, assure patient
rights, prevent/identify/report abuse, and oversee
quality of individualized therapeutic interventions.
Achieves positive, sustainable outcomes with youth
presenting serious clinical problems.
Interact routinely with patients, observe behaviors and
communicate significant observations to the physician
and other members of the interdisciplinary treatment
team. Maintain contact with patient, family/guardian,
and service providers (internal/external). Participate
in treatment planning and team meetings. Maintain a
professional demeanor, positive attitude, and engages in
constructive interactions. Ability to collaborate and
compromise and to work cooperatively as a member of the
treatment team. Requirements:
* 21 years of age
* Masters degree in social work, psychology,
counseling, or related field
* Previous supervisory experience
* Valid professional license (LPC, LMFT, LBP, or
licensed PsyD, or PhD Psychology). License
eligible/under supervision for specified positions.
* Maintains annually mandated CEUs
* Ability to monitor patient safety for assigned
* Ability to implement early intervention,
de-escalation, restraint, and seclusion protocols
* Able to deal with stressful situations and changing
* Able to lift, carry, and lower 35 lbs without
assistance. Able to safely confront and manage a
dangerous or aggressive patient, to verbally
descalate, set limits, and provide supervision to
patients with behavior disorders.
* Must have current diver's license in good standing /
ability to drive self/patients to appointments.