Behavioral Health Clinical Therapist
Posted on: September 13, 2021
Provides triage, assessment and treatment to patients and families,
assists with disposition planning and provision of education and
resources, initiates psychiatric holds. Operates as an
independently licensed behavioral health clinician.
Work Schedule: Full Time Night
This position is based in our Emergency Department conducting
crisis assessments, and has the following set schedule:
- A week: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday overnight 7p-7a
- B week: Tuesday 7p-7a, Friday 3p-3a, Saturday 7p-7a.
- Implements counseling/therapy for assigned patients in both
individual and group settings. Interviews and assesses patients
and/or patient's family, caregivers, and/or legal
- Determines, provides and/or arranges for needed internal and
external services/interventions. Participates and/or arranges case
reviews/care conferences to evaluate progress.
- Assists with discharge planning and processes, including
identification of community-based resources, and provides referrals
as part of the discharge plan. Assesses, collaborates and
coordinates patient's discharge planning needs and readiness for
discharge with other members of the care team.
- Utilizes appropriate teaching methods and/or referrals to
ensure patient/family educational needs are met. Participates
and/or trains new staff, students and interns as assigned.
- Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills,
decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal
supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and
take appropriate action.
- Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist
- Licensed Professional Counselor
- Licensed Addiction Counselor
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Minimum Required Education: Master's Degree in Social Work,
Counseling, Psychology, or a related field.
Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as Licensed
Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor
(LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed
Addiction Counselor (ACD), or other licensure/certification may be
acceptable as approved by department leadership.
Minimum Experience: None Required. Preferred: 2 years' relevant
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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The pay range for this position is: $29.54 - $44.31 / hour.
Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon
organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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