Therapist

  • Catholic Charities of Omaha
  • May 23, 2019
Full time Licensed Professional

Job Description

Therapist

 

Essential Job Functions:

 

Provides consultations, assessments, therapy, support, and referrals for clients using trauma-informed and evidence-based practice.

  • Ensures services are provided in a safe, timely, and efficient manner, consistent with professional, and Agency standards of practice and grounded in Catholic Social Teaching. (40%)
  • Maintains professional quality documentation of services as required per established program regulation, Agency and National standards. (30%)
  • Collaborates with colleagues and actively participates in solution-focused interventions and problem solving, to address consumer issues. (15%)
  • Participates in faith-based educational opportunities and activities, takes responsibility for continued professional development, and maintains professional licensure and credentials. (10%)
  • Provides education and training to clients, families, peers, and stakeholders. (5%)

 

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Reliable attendance is an expectation.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

  • Demonstrate excellent clinical knowledge, and understanding of evidenced best practices, standards, and laws related to Behavioral Health
  • Ability to keep timely, accurate and appropriate records/documents using skills in effective interpersonal relations, verbal and written communications.
  • Demonstrate the understanding of co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.
  • Ability to show sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Demonstrate strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability and knowledge of current Evidenced Based Practices.
  • Ability to collaborate with a variety of multidisciplinary professionals, referral sources and client advocates.
  • Ability to understand and adhere to policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI)/Personally Identifiable Information (PII). This position has access to PHI/PII and is limited under the minimum necessary rule to the amount of information necessary to perform assigned duties.

 

Required of All Positions:

 

  • Knowledge and support of Catholic Charities’ purpose, mission, vision, values, and ethical standards.
  • Knowledge and support of the Catholic Charities Compliance Program requirements including – but not limited to – the Code of Ethics, the Compliance Policy, and all relevant compliance procedures.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

 

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in mental health or co-occurring disorders service provision required.

 

Education Level:

 

  • Graduate Degree

 

Loan Forgiveness?

No