Position:  Therapist (Part-time)
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Job Id:  789
# of Openings:  0

Therapist (Part-time)
Normal Work Hours/Days:  Varied schedule, as needed.        
 
This is a professional position that involves provision of direct clinical services for the mentally ill clients in the JBS Mental Health Authority Day Treatment Program. This staff will be the Primary therapist for 10 clients and fill in for other therapist as needed within the Residential Program. 
 
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
 
Responsible for provision of direct clinical services outlined by the Coordinator - Day Treatment Program for the Oneonta Group Home.
 
Responsible for conducting initial intakes.
 
Responsible for providing individual and group therapy.
 
Responsible for providing crisis intervention as needed.
 
Responsible for the completion of required billing information and on going documentation in the clinical charts.
 
Participate as a member of the Treatment Team.
 
Participate in the screening and selection process of new clients entering the Residential Program.
 
Participate in the referral process as clients are discharged from the Residential Program.
 
Facilitate inpatient care as needed for clients in the Residential Program.
 
Participate in the On-Call structure provided for the Residential Program as needed.
 
Other responsibilities as assigned by the Program Director 
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Master's degree in behavioral science or related mental health discipline with emphasis on the management of the chronically/seriously mentally ill population.
 
Minimum of two years post-graduate clinical experience providing direct clinical services to adult mentally ill clients.
 
Valid Alabama Driver's license and driving record acceptable to agency automobile insurance carrier for inclusion on agency policy.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
 
Knowledge of mental illness syndromes, treatment strategies, assessment criteria and patient management techniques.
 
Ability to provide crisis intervention techniques and strategies.
 
Ability to provide individual, group, and family therapy.

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