• Therapist, LICSW

    Job Locations US-AL-Fairhope
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/13/2017 4:08 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    AltaPointe Site
    BayView Professional Services - Fairhope
    Master Level, Behavioral
    Position Type
    Full Time
    8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Overview

    BayView Professional Associates help individuals and families dealing with emotional or psychological issues that interfere with their ability to function in their day-to-day living. Our professional clinicians assess our patients’ concerns and then determine the appropriate treatment or referral. the Bayview Therapist utilizes best practice clinical interventions to address both mental health and substance abuse problems.  Through various psychotherapeutic strategies the clinician and the client engage to provide relief from their presenting symptoms.



    • Develops and maintains activity/class calendar and assigns staff appropriately, conducts staffing’s as needed.
    • Responsible for daily operations of the Intensive Day Treatment program
    • Adheres to all standards relative to the program
    • Assesses, screens, and reviews appropriateness of all consumers enrolled in the program.
    • Completes Extension of Stay notes on consumers every 90 days as indicated.
    • Maintains accurate enrollment of all consumers in the program
    • Reviews and reconciles all weekly day treatment weekly notes in a timely and accurate manner and submits notes for approval no later than Monday of the following week
    • Provides at least 1 hour of therapy for each consumer enrolled in Intensive Day Treatment weekly; if not provided, appropriate documentation is included in the weekly note to explain.
    • Documents therapy notes concurrently and according to standards
    • Provides effective clinical assessment of the consumer
    • Utilizes assessment data to support a DSM V diagnosis
    • Formulates appropriate treatment plan along with consumer
    • Provides individual, group, and family therapy, utilizing basic therapeutic models and theories according to consumer needs as stated in the treatment plan
    • Completes intakes for consumers coming into outpatient treatment
    • Completes aftercares for consumer returning for treatment after hospitalization
    • Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate or resolve the situation
    • Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of clinical services
    • Evaluates the consumer for discharge planning
    • Effectively demonstrates the application of adult specific competencies
    • Adheres to professional code of ethics
    • Seeks clinical supervision and consultation as needed
    • Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement
    • Actively works to enhance clinical skills
    • Documents in a timely fashion per AltaPointe policy
    • Documents appropriate, complete, and clinically comprehensive mental health assessments
    • Documents measurable and specific goals in the treatment plan
    • Documents in a clear and concise manner, types of consumer problems, treatment goals addressed, services, and techniques used
    • Documents case disposition, case closings, follow-up and referrals
    • Documents legibly 
    • Effectively manages caseload based on consumer needs
    • Meets productivity standards
    • Treats consumers with care, dignity and compassion
    • Respects consumers privacy and confidentiality
    • Is pleasant and cooperative with others
    • Assists visitors and consumers as needed
    • Personal values don’t inhibit ability to relate and care for others
    • Is sensitive to the consumers needs, expectations and individual differences
    • Is gentle and calm with consumers and families
    • Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities
    • Actively participates in committees as required
    • Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner
    • Accesses appropriate community resources according to consumer needs
    • Follows AltaPointe Health Systems policies and procedures
    • Maintains current license and requirements for renewals (i.e. CEU’s), if applicable, and attends to required in-services and workshops


    LICSW required. 


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