Social Worker - licensed - Behavioral Health - Springfield, MA
Company: Kindred Healthcare
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Job # 409920 Date posted 06/02/2021
What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people,
of course! Our employees answer this special calling because they
have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In
return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments
created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and
satisfaction. This is who we are.
We are currently searching for a licensed social worker for a
full time, 32 hour per week position at Baystate Hospital's
child/adolescent psychiatric unit.
At Kindred Healthcare we provide care and support in the most
appropriate care setting for those recovering from illness or
injury. Whether a patient receives care in our hospitals or in one
of our rehabilitation facilities, our purpose is to ensure they
recover to the fullest extent possible.
As a Behavioral Health Clinical Program Therapist you will:
Coordinates, develops and delivers curriculum to meet the
psychological needs of patients.
Participate within a lead role in the multidisciplinary
treatment team planning process, encouraging patient and family
Perform clinical services aimed at stabilizing the psychiatric
crisis and the development of healthy mental health management
through a biopsychosocial model of treatment.
Co-facilitates group psychotherapy and facilitates
psychoeducational focus groups serving as a role model for patients
to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes and
Documents patient care and information in an accurate, legible,
manner utilizing correct grammar and spelling; documentation is
reflective of patient behavior, thoughts, feelings and responses to
milieu and the treatment plan directed interventions.
Interactions with others are nonjudgmental, assertive and
respectful demonstrating a professional, caring attitude and
behavior towards others; behaviorally demonstrates understanding of
program philosophy, rules and regulations.
Offer brief individual, group, and family therapy,
psychoeducation, crisis intervention, as well as providing
information and referrals as needed in collaboration with the case
Reviews charts in preparation of patient treatment planning and
provides input on patient progress. Evaluates and updates treatment
interventions in collaboration with charge nurse and/or Program
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and
development over the life span of the patient to include child,
adolescent, adult, and geriatric stages.
- Serve on weekend assessments, group therapy rotation, and
clinical-on-call rotation when needed.
As a Behavioral Health Clinical Program Therapistyou will
Minimum Master's Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family
Therapy or Professional Counseling.
Independent Practice Scope Licensure in State of Practice.
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