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Mental Health Therapist

Company: Careerlink
Location: Forrest City
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Our client in Forrest City, AR is a residential certified facility certified as a PRTF, licensed by State of Arkansas, and is Joint Commission accredited. They are seeking individuals to join their team who are committed to improving their residents lives by using a resident centered collaborative approach to provide high quality care addressing both the mental health and physical wellbeing of our residents. If you are seeking a position where you can make a difference in children or adolescent and their families then apply today! Our client offers residential services to adolescents ages 12 to 17 years of age. Their mission is to obtain the best staff and utilize state of the art, evidence-based treatment protocols, resulting in the best outcomes for our patients. Apply today and join our professional team. The Therapist s responsibilities include the following: Meet with their assigned clients individually. Prepare and facilitate group sessions. Meets with the families as needed. Attempts to establish extended treatment alternatives for follow-up care and makes referrals as appropriate. Complete comprehensive psychosocial assessments, discharge care plan summaries, and progress notes as required. Accurately document progress and interventions in progress notes in a timely and legible manner. Effectively intervenes when a patient becomes agitated or displays wrongful behavior. Attends and participates in the Master Treatment Plan, and reviews. Communicates regularly with families and referral sources. Communicates effectively with fellow staff members, patients, families, and other agencies. Observe clients for abnormal physical and mental behavior and monitor progress with components of treatment plan. Qualified Therapists should have the following skills and abilities: Must have a master s degree in social work, psychology or a related field. Prefer previous working experience in an acute psychiatric inpatient facility, long-term psychiatric facility or with dual-diagnosis clients preferably with children and adolescents. Must be proficient with computer applications, computers, and Microsoft Office Able to react efficiently and calmly and utilize the correct techniques in crisis situations. Able to recognize the change in a patient s character or behavioral pattern and respond accordingly to established protocols. Excellent verbal and written communication skills Must be at least 21-years of age. Our benefits include the following: Service excellence and fulfilling work environment 401(k) plan and company match Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Life Insurance Paid Time Off Supplemental Insurance Plans Available Free License Supervision Offered by the Director while employed at the Facility

Keywords: Careerlink, Memphis , Mental Health Therapist, Healthcare , Forrest City, Tennessee

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