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Acadia Healthcare Therapist in Midvale, Utah

Description

ABOUT US: We provide inpatient treatment to people experiencing psychiatric and chemical dependency crises. Lately, there has been an alarming increase in depression, anxiety and substance abuse among our friends and neighbors. As the demand for mental health and chemical dependency services increases across the country, we are expanding to meet the needs of our fellow Utahns. Come grow with us!

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for diagnosing and treating mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective or behavioral. Apply psychotherapeutic theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed emotional and mental disorders.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide psychotherapy services to patient as scheduled. May provide these services in an inpatient or outpatient setting.

  • Conduct individual, group or family therapy sessions as appropriate for treatment plan of the patient.

  • Provide initial treatment planning for patient based on assessment and coordinate any additional services needed and revise as necessary.

  • Maintain documentation of therapy services provided to each patient according to facility and professional standards, revising as necessary.

  • Participate in treatment team meetings and collaborate with other staff to facilitate services for the patient as appropriate to their treatment plan.

  • Provide case management, discharge planning or after-care planning according to treatment plan.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Nursing or other recognized therapeutic field from an accredited college or university. Minimum of four plus years’ experience as a therapist with two or more years of experience with the specific population of the facility.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: State or national licensure for professional therapy providers required. First Aid, CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

AVAILABLE BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability, 401k, and Paid Time Off.

Qualifications

Skills

Required

  • Customer Focus: Advanced

  • Communication: Advanced

Behaviors

Required

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Education

Required

  • Masters or better in Social Work

  • Masters or better in Psychology

  • Masters or better in Counseling

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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