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Texas Health Resources Behavorial Health Therapist PRN in Bedford, Texas

Texas Health HEB seeks to hire a Behavioral Health Therapist to work PRN.

The address is 1600 Hospital Parkway Bedford, TX 76022

Salary range is Min. $25.14/hr to Max. $37.57/hr – based on relevant experience

Work Schedule

PRN (as needed); schedule varies some weekend and holidays required.

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.

Effective individual, family, and group therapy provided in a timely manner meeting group therapy baseline competency elements

Documentation of therapies provided is clear, concise and reflective of required level of clinical expertise.

Patient goals for treatment and progress towards goals reflected in documentation.

Groups planned, delivered, and documented in a timely and effective manner meeting patient's goals for treatment

Knowledge of CBT and other appropriate brief therapies and interventions evident

Knowledge of age-specific and cultural-specific dynamics demonstrated

Participates in the assessment of patients. Conducts psychosocial assessments to determine patient's 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.

Assessments demonstrating all baseline competency elements completed within required time frame

Documentation of psychosocial assessment completed

Re-assessment of patient conducted and documented as indicated

Families and significant others integrated in evaluation process with consent of patient as indicated

Patient strengths identified and documented

PASR assessment process completed and documented demonstrating all baseline competency elements

Contact made with referral sources, EAPs, families, and physicians as appropriate with releases in place

Patient care reflects communication with physician regarding treatment recommendations and transition planning.

Collaboration with administration and business office personnel on admission, pre-certification and concurrent reviews demonstrated

Pre-certification for care obtained

Intervention obtained as needed from supervisors, physicians, medical directors, security, and/or police to maintain patient and public safety

Knowledge of diagnostic criteria evidenced

Initiates safety plan and intervention as needed

Physician informed of patient safety status

Appropriate determinations for care, interventions, and referrals made

Knowledge of chemical abuse and dependency treatment demonstrated

Awareness of detox issues evident 20%

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.

Licensure maintained

CPI, HIPAA, BLS/CPR, 8 hours intake training (if applicable), and continuing education required for license completed annually

Action taken to protect patients rights and/or preferences and promote patient desired outcomes

Patient advocacy role demonstrated and documented when appropriate and compliance evident

Ethical and legal concerns taken through appropriate levels of supervision

Professionalism and courteous attitude consistently maintained.

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.

Maintains productivity.

Demonstrates positive, constructive communications.

Patient care consistent and coordinated between disciplines

Rapport and confidence of peers, customers, and supervisors maintained

Assistance and mentoring willingly provided to peers and students

Provides oversight for assigned students and monitors performance

Physicians express confidence and rapport with staff member

Flexibility and willingness to adapt demonstrated

Provides discharge planning consistent with patient's 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.

Transition planning appropriate for each individual patient completed demonstrating baseline competency elements

Transition plan and resources documented

Appropriate referrals/appointments made based on identified patient needs

Knowledge of community resources demonstrated

Communication with treatment team and physician evident

Transfers and referrals with outside resources coordinated smoothly

Discharge plan is consistent with physician orders obtained

Follow up appointment documented

Discharge documentation completed as required

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.

Individualized treatment plan goals, initial assessment, and reviews documented

Goals are added and updated as appropriate to patient progress

Interventions are goal directed

Documentation is complete, accurate and legible

Attends and participates in assigned Treatment Team meetings

Patient understanding of programs and guidelines evident where applicable

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.

Process improvement projects completed when asked

Key Performance Indicators and Key Initiatives acknowledged and actions taken to meet their requirements

Attendance or review minutes of all Interdisciplinary Staff, PASR and other required meetings documented

Appropriate utilization of resources exhibited

Expectations of customers including patients, families, EAPs, psychiatrists, PCPs, external case managers, referral sources, and receiving resources met or exceeded

Billing sheets completed when required

Patient attendance documented

All patient care documented

Corporate compliance, TJC accreditation standards, and licensures maintained

Other education/training activities assigned by leadership completed.

Current knowledge of research and care standards related to areas of responsibility demonstrated

Qualifications

Education

Master's Degree Counseling or Social Work Required

Experience

2 Years of healthcare related Counseling or Social Work 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-I - Licensed Professional Counselor Intern 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 Upon Hire Required

And

CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training Upon Hire Required

And

ACPI - Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training maintained annually with in 6 Months of hire Required

Or

CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training with in 30 Days of hire Required

And

ACPI - Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training maintained annually with in 12 Months of hire Required

At Texas Health HEB we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 296-bed, acute-care, full-service hospital serving our community since 1973. Our location in the DFW mid cities provides convenient care to the residents of Hurst, Euless, Bedford and the surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for women’s services, outpatient surgery, oncology, cardiac rehabilitation and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus we’re an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit and provide nuclear medicine, neonatal intensive care, respiratory therapy and orthopedic medicine.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health HEB is Joint Commission-certified in both Heart Failure and Chest Pain, a Primary Stroke Center, a Level III Trauma Center and a designated Baby Friendly facility. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for emergency services, women’s services, cardiac care and much more.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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