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Behavioral Health Therapist

Company: CAN Community Health
Location: Orlando
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Statement of Purpose: The Behavioral Health Therapist is responsible for assessing, diagnosing, and providing therapeutic interventions to individuals experiencing mental health or emotional challenges. They work collaboratively with clients to develop treatment plans, offer support, and empower them to achieve better mental and emotional well-being. This position works closely with the BH Specialty Programs Manager under the direction of the Director of Behavioral Health and Specialty Programs. Midland focuses on excellence in healthcare to enable our patients to live a rewarding and fulfilling life. We work to support health awareness and engagement in our local community through events and partnerships all year round. Lastly, we strive to simplify access to healthcare, and therefore outcomes, by innovating as healthcare evolves. We are inspired by what we achieve alongside our patients and are proud members of the community we serve!Midland Values:Recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual.Treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness.Act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness in the way I conduct my business and the way I live my life.Trust my colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect, and dignity.Essential Functions:Promotes and practices MidlandCAN, LLC's mission and values and follows its policies and procedures.Ensures confidentiality is maintained by entire team regarding patient/client information in accordance with HIPAA, professional and departmental standards.Conduct thorough assessments of clients' mental health and emotional well-being.Use diagnostic tools and criteria to formulate accurate diagnoses.Develop individualized treatment plans based on assessment findings and client goals.Collaborate with clients to set realistic and achievable therapeutic objectives.Provide evidence-based therapeutic interventions, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, psychotherapy, or other modalities.Help clients develop coping skills and strategies to manage their mental health challenges.Address and manage crisis situations, providing immediate support to clients in distress.Collaborate with emergency services or crisis teams as needed.Work to destigmatize mental health issues and promote mental health awareness.Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including psychiatrists, social workers, and medical professionals, to provide comprehensive care.Consult with colleagues to discuss complex cases and seek input for treatment planning.Maintain accurate and timely clinical documentation, including progress notes, treatment plans, and assessment reports.Adhere to ethical and legal standards in documentation.Conduct educational sessions and workshops to promote mental health awareness and prevention.Provide psychoeducation to clients and their families about mental health conditions and treatment options.Engage in ongoing professional development to stay informed about new therapeutic techniques and research.Practice self-care to prevent burnout and maintain personal well-being.20. Performs all other assigned tasks. Requirements:Education/Professional:Master's or Doctoral degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or a related field.Licensure or certification as required by state regulations.Knowledge of therapeutic modalities and evidence-based practices.Strong communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.Competencies:LeadershipStrategic Thinking/Problem SolvingResults DrivenCommunicationInterpersonal SkillsDecision MakingCustomer ServiceKnowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:Ability to work with minimal supervision.Ability to rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.Demonstrates proficiency in verbal & written communication skills.Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines.High comfort working in a diverse and team environment.Midland Required Trainings:General Orientation HIPAA Sexual HarassmentViolence in the Workplace HIV/AIDS Health Stream Courses (as assigned)Work Environment:This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, audio visual, telephones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.Physical Requirements:Neat, professional appearance.Sedentary- Exerts up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly in lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.Requires expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word, visual and auditory acuity.Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:This position may require additional time above normal operating hours and on occasion weekend work.Travel:Travel is primary during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and have valid insurance and driver's license.Other Duties:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of an employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Responsible To:Midland is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.PI14a3c7e0c0bf-25660-34533724

Keywords: CAN Community Health, Orlando , Behavioral Health Therapist, Healthcare , Orlando, Florida

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