AltaPointe Health Systems

  • Therapist

    Job Locations US-AL-Mobile
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/14/2018 4:01 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-7564
    # of Openings
    1
    AltaPointe Site
    Adult Outpatient Services - Mobile/Zeigler
    Category
    Master Level, Behavioral
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift/Hours
    8:00am - 4:30am
  • Overview

    Adult Outpatient Programs provide the least restrictive level of care where adults may receive clinical interventions aimed at decreasing existing signs and symptoms. Outpatient treatment focuses on recovery, problem resolution, symptom reduction, stabilization and/or prevention of movement to a higher level of care. Treatment varies widely and depends upon the consumer’s presenting symptoms.

    Responsibilities

    Clinical Responsibilities:

    1. Provides effective clinical assessment of the consumer at intake and continuously thereafter
    2. Completes a DLA-20 at intake, and every 90 days thereafter for group home consumers
    3. Utilizes assessment data to support a DSM – 5 diagnosis; updates diagnoses as needed
    4. Formulates a person centered, recover oriented, medically appropriate treatment plan along with consumer that proves medical necessity and obtains signatures each time the plan created, updated and/or revised
    5. Enters medications into the Pre Entry Medications for Infoscriber upon intake and as needed
    6. Provides individual, group, and family therapy, utilizing evidenced based and research based models and theories according to consumer needs as stated in the treatment plan
    7. Provides referrals when needed to internal and external agencies and documents the referral and follow up in the Medical Record
    8. Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate or resolve the situation
    9. Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of clinical services
    10. Evaluates the consumer for discharge planning – provides appropriate referrals and/or linkage and closes chart appropriately and in a timely manner
    11. Effectively demonstrates the application of adult specific competencies

    Qualifications

    Master’s degree in a mental health discipline with completed relevant internship and practicum. 

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