Full Job Description

Licensed Therapist (LAPC, LPC, LSW, LCSW)

We are currently seeking a Licensed Therapist or Psychologist to join our team at our outpatient facility in Atlanta, GA 30339.

Job Type: Full-time employee

SHIFT: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

One of the following Licensures is required:

  • LAPC – Licensed Associate Professional Counselor
  • LPC – Licensed Professional Counselor
  • LSW – Licensed Social Worker
  • LCSW – Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the clinical monitoring, coordinating, and implementing of the mental health program in accordance with state and JCAHO Standards
  • Serves as the mental health liaison between clinical unit and facility staff
  • Provides on-to-one intervention and follow-up of patients who suffer from substance abuse
  • Provides input to facility administration regarding treatment response and progress reports of patients on a regularly scheduled basis
  • Monitors all psychiatric/psychological clinical services provided
  • Monitors and documents treatment responses of patients and documents
  • Ensure complete, accurate, and timely entries are made for each patient contact Performs Biopsychosocial assessments, evaluates mental health status of patients, and performs follow-ups in a timely manner
  • Monitors that standards of care are in accordance with NCCHC/ACA and accepted psychiatric/psychological standards
  • Application of standards form the basis for Quality Assurance criteria
  • Is a member of the Quality Assurance Committee and sub-committees
  • Assists in the establishment of Quality Assurance standards and audit criteria
  • Serves as a member of various committees within the medical unit and facility as necessary
  • Develops and conducts in-service education programs according to annual in-service calendar
  • Prepares monthly reports which reflect performance
  • Submits copy of monthly reports to the Health Services Administrator
  • Actively assists with the detection and prevention of patient suicide
  • Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree Required (Master’s level clinician with Master’s Degree in; Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work or Mental Health Counseling)
  • 2+ years’ experience working in a mental health field preferred
  • LAPC – Licensed Associate Professional Counselor; LPC – Licensed Professional Counselor; LSW – Licensed Social Worker; or LCSW – Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Must be currently licensed in the state of Georgia
  • Experience working in a substance abuse/detox facility a plus
  • Strong communication skills among patients and within all necessary departments
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to work onsite at our Atlanta, GA (30339) location
  • Please, no phone calls. To be considered for this position, click apply and follow the steps.
  • To all recruitment agencies: NBHR does NOT accept agency resumes. NBHR is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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