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Mental Health Therapist - Outpatient

Company: San Luis Valley Behavioral Health
Location: Alamosa
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking a Mental Health Therapist to join our dynamic team. SLV Behavioral Health is a regional leader in Behavioral Health Services. We are community based and work with many agencies throughout the San Luis Valley. We are a non-profit agency with purpose - dedicated to hope, healing and recovery. When you join SLVBHG, you join a culture of purpose and belonging - where you are an important part of an ever-changing industry. At SLVBHG, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. Your work will have a direct impact on the providers of our agency and the people we serve. If you want to be part of the behavioral health industry and have an impact on our San Luis Valley communities, this is the place for you! We offer a generous benefits package for all employees working 30 hours or more. Including: - Medical Coverage through Cigna - Dental coverage through Ameritas - Vision Coverage through VSP - Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care FSA through Rocky Mountain Reserve - Life Insurance, AD&D and short-term and long-term Disability insurance through Mutual of Omaha. There is also an option to buy-up to increase your coverage. - 401K with matching funds of 5% starting at 6 months employment. Vested from day one - Aflac accident and hospital benefits as an option - Pet Insurance through Nationwide as an option - EAP through Mines and Associated - Identity Theft Protection through IDX - 11 paid holidays a year for full-time employees - 2 personal days Position Overview - Mental Health Therapist - Outpatient Provides individual, family, couple or group therapy as indicated. Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide direct client services to MH clients including individual, family, couples or group therapy. Also includes provide 27.10 emergency response as indicated.
  • Effectively communicate with other MH personnel regarding client needs. Interface with other community agencies and resources to optimize service to MH clients.
  • Utilizes Center technology for timely record keeping and report-writing.
  • Meets performance standards as specified by supervisor and management staff.
  • Assist in providing or arranging for case management services if needed.
  • Identify community resources and facilitate client referrals.
  • Is responsible for record-keeping and reports as may be required by Center administration, and to subscribe to the code of ethics of this discipline.
  • Is responsible for carrying out the mission and goals of the Agency.
  • Provides leadership in understanding and implementing the Center's objectives, goals, mission and values. PM1

    Education/Skill Requirements - Mental Health Therapist - Outpatient Master's Degree in social work, psychology, or counseling. Experience in Human services helpful. May work toward licensure or other credentialing. Other Skills/Abilities - Mental Health Therapist - Outpatient
    • Knowledge of and ability to provide mental health treatment.
    • Knowledge of and ability to apply crisis intervention skills.
    • knowledge of and ability to provide 27.10 assessment
    • Ability to assess and establish diagnostic impressions
    • Ability to create measurable, time limited treatment plans
    • Ability to observe, report and keep record of client symptoms and progress.
    • Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to use supervision to enhance own performance.
    • Creative problem-solving.
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
    • Ability to work closely and cooperatively with external agency representatives.
    • Ability to work to achieve the mission and goals of this agency.
    • Ability to perform light physical work.
    • Willingness to travel.
    • Basic Computer Skills in Microsoft Suite software.
    • Material and Equipment Directly Used (including, but not limited to): Computer, agency vehicles, voicemail. Valid Driver's License. PM1 PI200909779

Keywords: San Luis Valley Behavioral Health, Pueblo , Mental Health Therapist - Outpatient, Healthcare , Alamosa, Colorado

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