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Texas Health Resources Behavioral Health Therapist in Arlington, Texas

Behavioral Health Therapist

Behavioral Health Therapist (Outpatient)

Texas Health Arlington Memorial is looking for a top skilled Behavioral Health Therapist. Is that you?

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Work location: Texas Health Arlington Memorial: 800 W. Randol Mill Road Arlington, TX 76012

Work hours: Full Time (40 Hour) Rotating Shift: Monday and Wednesday from 11a-7:30p and Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:30pm-10pm

Department highlights:

  • Team based environment

  • Workplace culture 2 nd to none

  • Great benefits/ 401k / PTO

  • We operate on lean principles and rely heavily on a team atmosphere and individual performance

  • Highly engaged Behavioral Health management

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, a 369-bed acute-care, full-service medical center has been serving Arlington and the surrounding communities since 1958. Hospital services include comprehensive cardiac care, women’s services, neurosciences, cancer services, orthopedics, emergency services and an advanced imaging center. Texas Health Arlington Memorial has over 1,600 employees, 250 volunteers and 630 physicians on its medical staff. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence. For more information, visit TexasHealth.org/Arlington.

Here’s What You Need

Education

  • Master's Degree Counseling or Social Work required

Experience

  • 2 years of healthcare related Counseling or Social Work preferred

  • Co-Occurring/Dual Diagnosis experience preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • LMSW - Licensed Master Social Worker upon hire required Or

  • LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker upon hire required Or

  • LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor upon hire required Or

  • LPC-A - Licensed Professional Counselor Associate upon hire required Or

  • LMFT - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist upon hire required Or

  • LMFT-A - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate upon hire required And

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required And

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training upon hire required And

  • ACPI - Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training maintained annually 6 months required Or

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training 30 days required And

  • ACPI - Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training maintained annually 12 months required

What You Will Do

  • Provides individual, family, and group psychotherapy and counseling utilizing modalities consistent with the facility philosophy.

  • Conducts unstructured individual, family, and group therapy as scheduled or ordered by physician to address goals identified on patient treatment plan.

  • Provides didactic group therapy as scheduled and assigned.

  • Adapts treatment to reflect age-specific, developmental and cultural considerations.

  • Demonstrates competence with adolescent treatment.

  • Demonstrates competency with cognitive behavioral therapy.

  • Participates in the assessment of patients. Conducts psychosocial assessments to determine patients and family’s level of functioning to implement effective treatment, and to plan appropriate discharge disposition. Conducts PASR screenings as needed.

  • Evaluates and maintains focus on patient safety at all levels of care.

  • Assesses substance use and history to plan appropriate level of care, interventions, and referrals.

  • Maintains professional accountability.

  • Maintains and enhances social work skills.

  • Serves as patient advocate.

  • Complies with personnel policies, i.e. Attendance Policy, Dress Code, Social Work Licensure Practice Act, etc.

  • Recognizes and communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.

  • Provides and accepts constructive feedback in a calm, respectful manner.

  • Participates as a treatment team member.

  • Coordinates patient care with other disciplines.

  • Builds professional relationships with peers, customers, and supervisors.

  • Offers assistance, preceptorship, and supervision to other staff and students.

  • Maintains rapport and confidence of physicians.

  • Adapts to changes in workload and shift assignments to meet changing needs of the patients or programs.

  • Provides discharge planning consistent with patients level of functioning and biopsychosocial needs.

  • Assists and educates patient and families with identifying appropriate transition plans.

  • Provides information on resources available based on identified patient needs.

  • Collaborates with treatment team and physician to establish and facilitate discharge plan.

  • Coordinates referrals and transfers with providers, community agencies, EAPs, payor source, and staff.

  • Obtains discharge plan orders as indicated.

  • Documents transition as appropriate for program.

  • Assists with the development and documentation of comprehensive treatment plans for each patient.

  • Identifies realistic, appropriate, and individualized goals for patients care.

  • Plans care to meet treatment plan goals.

  • Produces documentation that supports the treatment plan and meets regulatory requirements.

  • Coordinates care with treatment team and patient.

  • Orients patients to programs and unit guidelines.

  • Participates in providing effective and cost efficient quality program services.

  • Works to continuously improve quality of service programs.

  • Maintains accurate and complete billing and accounting records.

  • Understands and adheres to regulations and to accreditation standards.

  • Maintains and enhances knowledge and skill in psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment.

Additional perks of being a Behavioral Health Therapist

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.

  • At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make us a great place to work.

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