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Licensed Therapist-SSR (Overnight)

Job Description
Organization: 
Jefferson Hills Corporation
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Front Range
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Health & Mental Health
Job Description: 

Want to make a difference? Join our team of dedicated professionals providing support and treatment to at-risk children and youth facing mental health, child welfare and criminal justice issues. Through our Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU), Staff Secure Residential Unit (SSR), hospital diversion program (New Vistas) and Jefferson Hills Academy, we use some of the most current practices, interventions and protocols to address the complex needs of vulnerable youth and their families.

Conducts individual and group therapy with residents in accordance with treatment plans and maintains caseload as assigned by Clinical Manager.

Areas of Responsibility

• Coordinates with the referring agencies and/or funding source, community contacts, family, legal system, and other professionals involved in the resident’s treatment.
• Maintains timely documentation of progress notes in electronic medical records system, admission paperwork, and monthly reports.
• Complies with managed care standards regarding regular utilization review of all assigned cases in order to meet all licensing requirements for residential treatment of adolescent populations.
• Facilitates transitions to next level of care by working in conjunction with the Case Manager, Transitions Manager, receiving agency, family members, and all other professionals involved in the planned departure from Jefferson Hills.
• Consults with the milieu staff regarding clinical issues by monitoring the delivery of clinical services on the unit, and identifying and assisting in training needs in order to provide clinical direction of the unit.
• Collaborates with the education department and other units in order to integrate and enhance services to the residents.

Skills / Requirements
• 2 years’ experience providing clinical services, preferably to adolescents.
• Clinical license required with LPC, LCSW, or LMFT designation.
• Master’s degree in a mental health field.
• SOMB certification (Sex Offender Management Board) strongly preferred
• Computer skills (Microsoft Word minimum) required for use of EMR and report writing.
• Ability and strength to physically perform CPI techniques.

Requirements/Qualifications
  • See Above
Compensation/Benefits

Jefferson Hills offers a comprehensive, affordable benefits program including health, dental and vision coverage, 403(b) with company match and long and short term disability plans. We seek to provide professional learning and development through ongoing training and a tuition reimbursement program. Jefferson Hills is an equal opportunity employer.

How To Apply

•Please apply by sending your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements with Overnight Licensed SSR Therapist (Aurora) noted in the subject line to [email protected].

•Applicants must be 21 years or older.

•Jefferson Hills is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/V/D

NOTE: This position works in a licensed, residential child care facility. Drug screen and rigorous background check required for employment.

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