Outpatient Therapist

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Founded in 1972, Gateway Rehab has become a leader in drug & alcohol treatment in Western Pennsylvania. Our mission is to help all affected by addictive diseases to be healthy in mind, body and spirit. We strive to provide effective long-term treatment for addictive disease by offering a continuum of clinical practices, recovery support, education and research.

Gateway Rehab, has part time Outpatient Therapist position available at our Squirrel Hill, PA Outpatient facility. This position requires the ability to complete and obtain certification/licensure in an appropriate timeframe as per regulatory bodies. This position will work a variety of shifts, primarily evening, offering support and coverage to our full time clinical team 16-20 hours a week. Please note, the schedule is subject to change dependent on program needs.

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitates group and individual therapy
  • Provides psychoeducation to patients and lectures to patient community.
  • Conducts family therapy sessions.
  • Contacts parties involved in patients’ treatment to gather collateral information and documents in patient chart in a timely manner.
  • Develops treatment plans, treatment plan updates, and behavior contracts.
  • Completes biopsychosocials, assessments, mental status exams, and all other patient paperwork.
  • Documents individual and group sessions and all other case management activity in patient chart.
  • Initiates case consults as appropriate and documents in patient chart.
  • Establishes and maintains contact and relationships with referral sources related to patient caseload.
  • Plans for continuing care of patient and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Monitors and completes initial and continuing stay insurance authorizations.
  • Conducts suicide assessments when necessary and intervenes appropriately.
  • Intervenes appropriately in crisis situations.
  • Assesses and appropriately reports patient abuse and neglect.
  • Delivers presentations to community groups and completes other outreach activities as needed.
  • Supports collection of patient liability.
  • Achieves and maintains expected productivity on an ongoing basis.
  • Participates in regular supervision with the manager and seeks out additional supervision as needed.
  • Follows all Gateway policies and procedures.
  • Provides coverage for other programs as needed.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required; Masters degree preferred: degree must be in field that meets Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs staffing regulations.
  • Ability to complete and obtain certification/licensure in an appropriate timeframe as per regulatory bodies required.
  • The ability to pass appropriate clearances: PA Criminal, FBI and Childline

This is a brief summary of duties not intended to be inclusive and subject to change.

Compliance with all applicable licensing/accreditation bodies required.

Gateway Rehab proudly offers competitive wages and benefit packages, along with career advancement opportunities. Join us today

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