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Therapist

Company: Sevita
Location: Broomall
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Therapeutic Therapist Broomall, PA 19008, USA Req 69101 Friday, August 5, 2022 Pennsylvania MENTOR, a member of the Sevita family, provides services for adults and youth in nurturing and safe environments where they can achieve and maintain independence. We offer a wide range of programs; therapeutic foster care, CRR Host Home Programming, Behavioral Health Services, Case Management and services for programs for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and medically complex conditions. OUR MISSION AND PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS The MENTOR Network is a mission-based organization dedicated to providing high quality services to those we serve. Therefore, to deliver on our mission, The Network expects every employee to perform his or her job first and foremost in accordance with the Companys mission. SUMMARY Provides psychotherapy to individual to aid a client or consumer in problems of living with the goal of increasing an individual's sense of their own well-being. Employs a range of techniques based on experiential relationship building, dialogue, communication and behavior change that is designed to improve the mental health of a client or patient, or to improve group relationships (such as in a family). ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function listed below: Conducts psychosocial assessments to document history and identify preliminary issues for treatment by interviewing the child and family (if applicable), and transcribing or dictating relevant information for client records. Provides individual, family and/or group therapies using various treatment modalities. Develops individualized treatment plans in coordination with interdisciplinary team to include but may not be limited to: The Department of Children and Families, District Family Safety/Community Based Care Provider, Juvenile Justice Counselor (if applicable), and child targeted case manager (if one is assigned) Works with members of the interdisciplinary team to coordinate other treatment initiatives including school performance, permanency, and reunification planning. Develops and coordinates discharge plan based on treatment, indicating all relevant aftercare needs and plans. Accesses community resources that would be beneficial to client aftercare needs. Attends regular treatment team staffing and level of care meetings. Conducts educational groups for clients, families and foster parents. Provides documentation of foster parent educational in-services to adhere to foster parent licensing standards, assuring that the skills needed for treatment plan in the home environment are learned. Prepares and trains the childs biological or legal parents to resume care of their child when reunification is the goal (if applicable to the population being served). Maintains current, legible and adequate medical record documentation in clients chart. Assures that all required client documentation is in their chart, including any foster parent and/or outside agency documentation pertaining to the client. Conducts regularly scheduled face-to-face meetings with client and caretaker in order to monitor the childs progress and discuss treatment strategies and services. Attends regular staff meetings, clinical meeting and one-on-one sessions with direct supervisor to process current status of cases. Performs other related duties and activities as required. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES None required Minimum Knowledge and Skills required by the Job The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required to perform the job: Education and Experience: Masters Degree in human services field Three years experience. Physical Requirements: Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT STATEMENT External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined on a case by case basis via the interactive process. Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. Weve made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets Other details Job Family Therapeutic Job Function Professional Pay Type Hourly Apply Now Share this job:

Keywords: Sevita, Philadelphia , Therapist, Healthcare , Broomall, Pennsylvania

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