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TPC-Clinical Therapist, Pawtucket Health Home

Company: Care New England Health System
Location: Pawtucket
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

We are seeking a full time Clinical Therapist will be working with a multidisciplinary team with psychiatric prescribers, case managers, registered nurses, substance abuse and employment specialists, and clinical therapists to help address client needs.

Location: 174 Armistice Blvd, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Responsibilities: Perform a comprehensive psychosocial assessment of assigned consumers.

Perform in a calm and professional manner during crisis or emergency situations.

Apply knowledge of Psychiatric Diagnosis (DSM IV).

Perform and record mental status examination.

Assess clinical emergencies, including suicide and danger to others.

Collect pertinent data from appropriate collateral sources in accordance with confidentiality guidelines.

Maintain confidentiality in accordance with Center policy and legal requirements.

Develop and present, verbally and in writing, a clear clinical formulation based on behavioral data and relevant theory while incorporating psychosocial and family issues.

Use psychiatric consultation and intervention when clinically appropriate.

Use knowledge to decide appropriate levels of care in order to refer to various points in the continuum of care.

Provide individual, group, and family mental health and/or substance abuse therapy.

Treat consumers with respect.

Perform in a calm and professional manner during crisis or emergency situations.

Maintain confidentiality in accordance with Center policy and legal requirements.

Develop and implement a plan of care with ongoing consumer input.

Apply knowledge of psychopathology and primary methodologies of psychotherapy.

Apply knowledge of Psychiatric Diagnosis (DSM IV).

Assess clinical emergencies, including suicide and danger to others.

Develop and present, verbally and in writing, a clear clinical formulation based on behavioral data and relevant theory while incorporating psychosocial and family issues.

Identify specific therapeutic interventions appropriate for specific problems.

Provide brief psychotherapy if appropriate.

Provide group therapy.

Use psychiatric consultation and intervention when clinically appropriate.

Use knowledge to decide appropriate levels of care in order to refer to various points in the continuum of care.

Collaborate with other providers, agencies, and individuals in the consumers' network of care.

Maintain knowledge and familiarity of mental health and/or substance abuse and other related community agencies.

Communicate with various local agencies and individuals, as well as with Center staff.

Perform record keeping in accordance with Health Information Services and other Center requirements.

Complete progress notes with appropriate format.

Develop and implement a plan of care with ongoing consumer input.

Complete a clear, specific, behaviorally oriented treatment plan as required with consumer signature.

Complete required reports and evaluations.

Follow required office procedures in a cooperative manner.

Attend mandatory inservice trainings and other trainings required for renewal of licensure.

Maintain cooperative relationships with Center staff, consumers, community agencies and the public.

Communicate with various local agencies and other departments or teams at The Center.

Work in cooperation with co-workers and supervisory staff.

Deal with team members regarding problems in a constructive manner.

Other duties may be assigned.

Requirements: Master degree in Social Work and relevant clinical experience. LICSW/LMHC with 5 year post licensure and LCDP required. Experience providing substance abuse treatment preferred.

Insured auto and valid driver's license.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with consumers, community agencies and Center employees.

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Keywords: Care New England Health System, Pawtucket , TPC-Clinical Therapist, Pawtucket Health Home, Other , Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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