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Therapist

Beacon Behavioral Hospital Houma, LA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision, 401k,
Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in providing for and managing the social service needs for the mentally ill to include but not limited to:
    • Family, group and individual psychotherapy with adults and/or geriatric patients.
    • Discharge planning and case management of inpatient psychiatric patients.
  • Licensed and/or certified to perform psychotherapy and/or counseling within the State of operation.
  • Must maintain current professional licensure and demonstrates proof to Human Resources annually.
  • Basic Life Support and Non-Violent crisis intervention Certifications - required. 
  • Must possess LPC or LPSW

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for providing the social service needs of patients age 18 and older who are suffering from mental illness.
  • Provides clinical individual, group and family therapy as ordered by the physician.
  • Assesses and reassesses social and emotional factors in order to help the patient and family cope with problems in daily living to help them follow medical recommendations to maximize the client's health condition. 
  • Begins the discharge process with each patient upon admission.
  • Develops discharge plan in conjunction with multidisciplinary clinical team, patient and family/caregiver.
  • Provides resource information to other hospital personnel as needed.
  • Develops, prepares and maintains individualized patient care progress records with accuracy, timeliness and according to policies, submits accurate documentation within mandated time frame.
  • Keeps abreast of social work trends and knowledge, obtains required annual continuing education inservices.
  • Participates in the hospital's QAPI program when directed by Director of Social Services.
  • Attends and participates in weekly treatment team meetings and makes adjustments to treatment plan accordingly. 
  • Completes psychosocial assessments on all newly assigned clients and within time frames as mandated by hospital policy and regulatory standards. 
Company Description
Beacon Behavioral Hospital, formerly known as Synergy, was first established in 1998 as a free standing Community Mental Health Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Today, Beacon employs over 300 caring staff at seven different outpatient locations in Louisiana: Baton Rouge, Metairie, Slidell, Hammond, Houma, Bogalusa, Bunkie and Lutcher as well as four hospitals located in New Orleans, Lacombe, Bunkie and Lutcher, Louisiana.

Beacon Behavioral Hospital

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Beacon Behavioral Hospital, formerly known as Synergy, was first established in 1998 as a free standing Community Mental Health Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Today, Beacon employs over 300 caring staff at seven different outpatient locations in Louisiana: Baton Rouge, Metairie, Slidell, Hammond, Houma, Bogalusa, Bunkie and Lutcher as well as four hospitals located in New Orleans, Lacombe, Bunkie and Lutcher, Louisiana.

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