The Outpatient Therapist performs comprehensive clinical assessment and treatment to individuals and groups, with a primary focus on children and families. Developmentally appropriate and culturally competent services are provided with a holistic (mind and body) approach and may be provided in person and/or through telehealth. The Outpatient Therapist is expected to complete documentation and billing within required timeframes and to uphold the highest standards of professional ethics.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Contact all parties within twenty-four (24) hours of receiving a new referral.
Develop individualized treatment plans within four weeks after the completion of the initial assessment.
Continually assess client needs and obtain reauthorizations as necessary to eliminate the possibility of a lapse in services for the client(s).
Completes necessary documentation to include assessments, progress notes, treatment plans, and discharge
summaries. May also include other documentation that is required by a funding source.
Maintain appropriate size caseload in meeting productivity expectations.
Maintain appropriate boundaries and confidentiality with client(s) and families, as well as with other team members involved in a particular case.
Conduct/facilitate group workshops or classes and participate in specialized projects, as assigned.
Display professionalism as demonstrated by effective communication with coworkers, supervisors, clients, and other interested parties.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to work well with people of diverse cultures and ages.
Strong team/consensus-building skills.
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work within deadlines.
Strong and timely documentation and assessment skills.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Commitment to uphold the mission, vision, and values of CHD.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and TRAINING:
Master’s Degree in a behavioral health field, such as psychology, social work or related field required.
At least one year of clinical experience as a licensed professional is required.
Experience working with children and families with diverse ethnicities and backgrounds.
Experience working with children and families in a clinical setting is preferred.
Social work experience. a plus.
CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
Nebraska fully licensed (LCSW, LMHP, or LIMHP) is required.
Nebraska Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC or PLADC), a plus.
Specialized training, a plus.
Eligible to be an authorized Medicaid provider, as well as being eligible for other private insurance providers.
A valid Nebraska driver’s license, a satisfactory driving record, and proof of liability insurance.
Drug testing, criminal background, and child/adult abuse clearances are required.
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