Therapist- FT Westmoreland

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Come Work at Gateway Rehab, where you choose “The Shift” to meet your Lifestyle needs.

Sign on bonus eligible. Pay rate is $22-$24 depending upon experience

 

Job Summary:   This position is responsible for providing drug and alcohol treatment services and clinical case management for assigned patients.

Supervises:    This position does not supervise the work of other positions.

Supervision Received:    This position receives supervision and instruction as needed.

 

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.
  • Develops clinical needs lists, treatment plans, and treatment plan updates.
  • Facilitates transfer of patients to next level of care in coordination with other Therapists, UR, Admissions, and Accounting.
  • Completes biopsychosocials, assessments, evaluative summaries, and mental status exams.
  • Documents individual and group sessions and all other case management activity in patient chart.
  • Initiates case consults as appropriate and documents in patient chart.
  • Plans for continuing care of patient and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Facilitates continued stay process through contact with funding sources in conjunction with the Utilization Review Department.
  • Develops behavioral contracts appropriate for population treated.
  • Conducts suicide assessments when necessary and intervenes appropriately.
  • Intervenes appropriately in crisis situations.
  • Assesses and appropriately reports patient abuse and neglect.
  • Conducts pre-admission evaluations as appropriate.
  • Conducts searches and urine screens as necessary.
  • Answers phones and transfers caller to appropriate staff person and responds to requests for information.
  • Processes patient admissions as needed. Transports patients as needed.

Qualifying Education, Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required; Masters degree preferred: degree must be in field that meets Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs staffing regulations.
  • Appropriate certification from the Pennsylvania Certification Board required in addition to degree if degree held does not meet Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs staffing
  • Experience in a mental health or drug and alcohol professional setting.
  • Knowledge of age specific growth and development.

Benefits for Qualified Positions Include:

  • Super Flexible schedule’s including FT/PT
  • 8, 10 or 12 hour shift’s
  • 29 days PTO/year accrual begins immediately
  • Health Insurance- UPMC/Highmark begins after 30 days
  • Free Food and Parking
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Supervision Assistance Available for eligible employees.

 

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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