Outpatient Therapist - Cape Cod at Bay Cove Human Services, Inc.

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Barnstable, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Bay Cove Human Services' mission is to partner with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential. Bay Cove pursues this mission by providing individualized and compassionate services to people facing the challenges associated with developmental disabilities, mental illness, substance use disorders, and homelessness at more than 175 program sites throughout Greater Boston and Southeastern Massachusetts.

Bay Cove Human Services is committed to ensuring the representation and participation of candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We encourage all qualified individuals, particularly those from historically marginalized groups, to apply.

Job Summary:

The Cape Cod Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC) Outpatient Therapist will provide outpatient therapy services to individuals participating in the Cape Cod CBHC including counseling and psycho-therapy services. These services include assessments; treatment, case documentation, discharge planning, and coordination of care with other care providers, family and other involved individuals or service providers as appropriate. Clinicians work within the context of a multidisciplinary team in the clinic. This position contributes to Bay Coves mission by its participation in a program taking a recovery oriented approach to providing access to services that address the needs of community members most impacted by deleterious social determinants of health.

This is an Exempt position.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Screen, evaluate and treat individuals participating in the Cape Cod CBHC. Modalities of treatment include, but are not limited to, psycho-therapy/counseling with individuals, groups, couples, and families.

  • Maintain updated clinical records of individual or group clients in a timely fashion and as specified by the policies and procedures of the Cape CBHC and by standards of regulatory and funding agencies. This includes but is not restricted to a comprehensive initial assessment, Individual Action Plans (treatment plans), progress notes, and discharge summaries when applicable.

  • Coordinate treatment with other involved parties as appropriate, i.e. other psychiatric and/or medical treaters (PCP), other service providers, significant client supports, etc.

  • Be a participating member of the multidisciplinary care team and provide support in helping to facilitate and empower patients to engage in improving their well being.

  • Maintain professional licensure and professional competency by attending educational and professional activities such as conferences, seminars and training pertinent to the population served and the clinical work conducted.

  • Assist the CBHC quality and evaluation team in the collection of required data for submission to the funder.

Job Requirements:

  • Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling or a related field required.

  • LICSW, LCSW, LMHC, or other behavioral health category which qualifies as Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts preferred.

  • At least two years of experience providing services to individuals with mental health challenges.

  • Solid understanding of clinical and recovery principles.

  • Professional writing and oral communications skills, personal organization, attention to detail, and time management skills.

  • Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply, pay differential offered for candidates with fluency in certain essential languages for the role (i.e. education, years of experience, etc.)

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