Program Therapist- Eating Disorders, Outpatient

  • Discovery Behavioral Health
  • White Plains,NY
  • 2023-11-17T01:02:16Z
Job Description
The Program Therapist assists and supports clients from admission through discharge. The Program Therapist provides clinical assessments and contributes insightful, practical and meaningful information to the development of treatment plans. They orient new clients to the treatment program and makes introductions to the staff and other program participants. As a member of the treatment team, the Program Therapist meets weekly in collaborative fashion with the treatment team to discuss cases. Responsibilities Ensures clinical documentation is completed timely throughout the course of treatment.Establish therapeutic rapport with patients and families/loved ones.Facilitates admission assessments and the admission process for new patients with professionalism, courtesy, and a welcoming attitude.Participates in weekly treatment team and communicates weekly treatment goals with all team members. Completes appropriate number of therapy sessions weekly for patients, including family/support system sessions aligned with the patients level of care.PHP: one individual session and one family/support system session IOP: one therapeutic session individual or family/support system, as clinically indicated Facilitates process orientated and psychoeducation groups one to two times, daily.Required to prep, portion and sit at a meal and/or snack a minimum of once per week.Facilitates multi-family groups, family program, and/or family weekend.Provides utilization reviews to insurance companies, providing appropriate clinical information to obtain initial authorization and continuing stay authorization, as necessary.Completes discharge session with patient to ensure coping skills, transition plan, and resources are understood and intact.Ensures discharge appointments are confirmed with patient and loved ones prior to discharge.Communicates with referral sources and outpatient providers for continuity of care upon admission, midpoint, and discharge. Compensation Range: $58-80k Compensation is dependent upon education and experience. This full-time position is in-person at our Greenwich Outpatient Program. It has a schedule of Monday-Friday 11a-7p. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at
Master s or Doctorate degree in relevant field, required Completion of Connecticut state requirements to conduct therapeutic interventions, required Registration number with the state of Connecticut, required Holds an active clinical license in the state of Connecticut or operates under supervision and is not yet fully licensed, required Experience working in behavioral healthcare, highly preferred Obtain CPI certification within 90 days of hire Obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid certification within 90 days of hire Obtain ServSafe certification within 90 day of hire Must possess a current driver s license and be in good standing Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we d be happy to consider your application.
Additional Information
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce. PandoLogic. Category: Social Services, Keywords: Mental Health Counselor