BHS Therapist, Behavioral Health Clinic .8DV (7467-3174) in Marquette, MI at UP Health System- Marquette

Date Posted: 6/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

UP Health System - Marquette

Performs a wide variety of patient care activities related to behavioral health.

Completes substance abuse evaluations in compliance with documentation guidelines.

Completes and initiates treatment plans and treatment plan reviews in compliance with documentation guidelines. Assumes overall responsibility for coordinating patient care while in service program.

Provides and documents individual, family, and group therapy as assigned.

Monitors patient attendance and length of time in services; coordinates a discharge plan and recommendations for further treatment, as appropriate.

Initiates and facilitates crisis prevention and intervention, providing emergency crisis services as needed and assigned.

Participates in hospital billing process to secure maximum reimbursement for services.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
  • Master’s degree required
*Years of relevant experience may be substituted for required education.

Required Skills
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Licenses (only 1 license is required)
  • State of Michigan Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW) required
  • State of Michigan Limited License Psychologist (LLP) required
  • State of Michigan Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) required
Certifications
  • Certified Addiction Counselor required
  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP) required
Minimum Work Experience
  • 2 years in behavioral health required
  • 5 years in behavioral health preferred

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran