HUMAN SERVICES CENTER
POSITION VACANCY

POSITION

Child Partial Hospitalization Therapist (Part-Time as needed)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides individual, group, and family therapy using best practices.
  • Obtains and maintains managed care authorizations for service.
  • Provides age and cultural appropriate psycho educational theme groups such as social skills, conflict resolution, problem solving, and identification of emotion.
  • Participates as a therapist in the multidisciplinary treatment team meetings and facilitates treatment based upon client’s treatment plan and treatment team recommendations.
  • Maintains accurate clinical documentation in clinical record to include daily contact/progress notes, clinical reviews at least every 20 days of service, treatment plans, and coordinated service interactions related to the individual’s treatment.
  • Attends program meetings, division meetings, committee meetings, and training on an as needed basis determined by the PHP Program Supervisor.
  • Attends staff meetings on an as needed basis to address treatment issues to be coordinated with education staff and weekly supervisory sessions with Program Supervisor.
  • Responsible for following operational procedures as related to the Management Information System (MIS).
  • Performs any related duties as may be required or request by the Executive Director and/or his designe
REQUIREMENTS

This Part-time 180 day position is based on the work schedule of the New Castle Area School District calendar in Lawrence County. Must be available by 7:15 am and on short notice. Responsibilities include direct service to participants in a Child Partial Hospitalization program located at George Washington and New Castle Junior/Senior High School.

  1. The person in this position is responsible for direct service to include group, individual, and family therapy as part of a partial hospitalization program.
  2. Establishing and maintaining professional working relationships with school personnel is essential.
  3. Master’s degree in a clinical discipline field including, but not limited to, social work, psychology, nursing, rehabilitation, or activity therapies.
  4. One year experience working with children preferred.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.
  6. Ability to function as member of interdisciplinary treatment team to include daily clinical documentation of treatment plan interventions and progress on goals of assigned clients.
  7. Applicants must be available to work at least 80 percent of requested days.
  8. Act 33, 34 and FBI clearances required.
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