Texas Health Resources Behavioral Health Therapist (BHT) in Dallas, Texas
Behavioral Health Therapist
Fulltime – Mon-Fri (8:30a - 5:00p)
Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified Behavioral Health Therapist like you to join our Texas Health family.
Work location: Texas Health Dallas, 8230 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75231
Department: Glen Lakes Outpatient Clinic
Work hours: Fulltime – Monday-Friday (8:30a - 5:00p)
At Texas Health Dallas we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are an 875-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community since 1966. Our location in Dallas provides convenient care to the residents of Dallas and the surrounding areas.
If you’re looking for cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, women’s services, and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus, we’re a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a Comprehensive Stroke and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and provide wellness services, outpatient surgery and women’s imaging services.
And talk about award winning. Texas Health Dallas is a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Care Center, a Level II Major Trauma facility, a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center, and a designated Magnet hospital. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for cancer and emergency services, bariatric 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.
- Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social Work required.
2 years of healthcare related counseling or social work preferred.
Post Licensure experience in an Outpatient Behavioral Health group strongly preferred
LMSW, LCWW, LPC strongly 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 (A) – Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (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 and
BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required and
CPI – Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 30 days of hire required; maintained annually and
ACPI – Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training, within 6 month of hire (maintained annually) or
CPI – Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 30 day required and
ACPI – Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training, within 12 months of hire (maintained annually)
Fundamental knowledge and skills in Social Work assessment and intervention as well as alternative levels of care, community resources and healthcare industry.
Sound interpersonal skills and able to multitask and think critically in a fast-paced environment.
Independently practices as part of the healthcare team.
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 element.
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.
Maintains professional accountability.
Maintains and enhances social work skills.
Why Texas Health? As a Behavioral Health Therapist, you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.
At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health Dallas a great place to work.
Here are a few of our recent awards:
2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7 th year in a row)
Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)
“America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes
A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®
Additional perks of being Behavioral Health Therapist:
Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment.
Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training, and dedicated leadership resources.
Enjoy opportunities for growth.
Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.
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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.