Penndel Mental Health Center Philadelphia, PA
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Penndel Mental Health Center is a non profit community based mental health agency located in Langhorne. We are seeking candidates to join our team of professionals who are passionate about working with individuals diagnosed with mental illness, intellectual disability, or drug and alcohol addiction. Our focus is to foster a culture of collaboration, respect and personal growth.
Intake Therapist is a full time position to include benefits, paid time off, continuing education reimbursement, and retirement plan.
Performs evaluation and assessment activities, which includes understanding of DSM-IV diagnoses, treatment planning, input of various clinical and non-clinical information into electronic medical record, screenings, gathering of history, determination of level of care, referral to appropriate level of care, provisional diagnosing, narrative assessment, Releases of Information, etc. in a timely fashion.
Provides for necessary follow-up support services for new admissions who are at risk.
Maintain knowledge of Electronic Medical Record system and changes.
Acts as liaison between all outside crisis intervention services. This may include exchanging crisis referral information, triaging and queries regarding PMHC clients, and arranging for follow-up with PMHC clinicians.
Assesses clients’ needs, provides acute intervention and/or makes referrals to internal or external resources. Including the provision of higher levels of care for COD clients. Communicates with all involved parties including insurance companies, hospital admissions personnel, PMHC clinical and support staff and appropriate family members as needed.
Collects data and comprises reports of specific crisis and intake data as assigned.
Coordinates the referral of all involuntary committed clients to outpatient and Partial Hospital services. Arranges for intake appointments as needed, communicates commitment orders to involved clinicians/departments. Ensures that all necessary paperwork and documentation are forwarded to appropriate staff.
- Prepares progress notes and/or crisis intervention notes and documents all client telephonic/face-to-face contacts, as well as consults with other clinicians and caregivers. Maintains all other clinical records as required
This position requires a minimum of a Master’s Degree and 2 years experience in the mental health field with SPMI consumers, and consumers with co-occurring disorders. Provides acute and liaison counseling services for consumers throughout Penndel Mental Health Center’s service delivery system.
What's in it for you?
We offer very competitive medical, dental and vision insurance coverage. We pride ourselves on encouraging personal growth through reimbursing up to 1% of salary to go towards continuing education. In addition, we are able to offer various educational opportunities through our partnerships with local colleges and universities. We offer vacation, sick and personal time to promote self care. Our licensed professionals provide licensure supervision and training opportunities.
Penndel Mental Health CenterWhy Work Here?
PMHC has a strong reputation in the community for our dedication to assisting clients and supporting our employees.
Penndel Mental Health Center is a non profit agency that works with individuals diagnosed with mental illness, intellectual disabilities or drug and alcohol addiction.
1517 Durham RoadPhiladelphia, PA