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Behavioral Health Therapist (LCSW, LPC, LBP, LADC, LMFT)

Company: Southwestern Medical Ctr Llc
Location: Lawton
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Fulltime and PRN Positions Available.

The Behavioral Health Therapist participates in observing, reporting, and recording of patient behaviors. Responsible for providing high quality patient care, including assessment, psycho-diagnosis, treatment, planning, individual, family and group therapies and discharge planning. Responsibilities also include helping to provide a safe and secure unit environment for all patients and staff in compliance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Must possess effective communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care. Must be able to read, write and comprehend medical terminology. Must exhibit a professional appearance. Must be at least 21 years of age, dependable and emotionally stable. Responsible for maintaining personal and professional growth and development.

TASKS:

  • Maintain accurate, detailed progress reports and records
  • Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patients' conditions
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions
  • Consult and coordinate with treatment team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient treatment plans
  • Apply physical intervention techniques as a last resort to prevent harm to patients and/or staff
  • Provide individual, group and family therapy
  • Provide case management (including attendance at court hearings) and discharge planning
  • Complete psychosocial assessments timely
  • Maintain safety and structure of the milieu
  • Referral Development
  • Promotes customer service (Patients, Families, Visitors, Employees, Physicians)
  • Trained to respond to medical emergencies
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:

  • Current LCSW, LPC, LBP or LMFT License from the State of Oklahoma or under supervision for same
  • CPR/AED
  • CAPE
  • Valid Drivers License issued by the State of Oklahoma (if applicable)

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Previous Inpatient Behavioral Health experience preferred

EDUCATION:

  • Post-graduate degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or related field

Keywords: Southwestern Medical Ctr Llc, Lawton , Behavioral Health Therapist (LCSW, LPC, LBP, LADC, LMFT), Other , Lawton, Oklahoma

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