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Behavioral Health Therapist - Full-Time

Company: Brio Living Services
Location: Ypsilanti
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Behavioral Health TherapistHuron ValleyPACE

FLSA: Exempt
Employment Type: Full-time
Salary: Minimum of $55,000 per annum

Huron Valley PACE serves Washtenaw, Monroe, Western Wayne, and parts of Oakland and Livingston counties providing participants a wide range of medical and supportive services in our Day Clinic located in Ypsilanti, Michigan or in the comfort of their own homes. The Huron Valley PACE team of healthcare professionals specialize in working with the senior community to help participants and their family members make positive healthcare decisions and receive the care they deserve.

Join our team of compassionate and skilled staff and love your career!

A Few of the Brio Living Services Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance options for staff that are regularly scheduled a minimum of 30
  • hours/week
  • Generous Paid Time Off, Paid Birthday and Holidays
  • DAILYPAY - immediate access to your pay from hours worked the day prior!
  • Retirement Savings Plan Opportunity
  • Team Member Referral bonus program
  • Attendance and Longevity Bonus
  • Wellness Reimbursement and Incentives
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Scholarship program (Growth opportunities)
  • Annual Increases
    Job Summary:
    The Behavioral Health Therapist is responsible for providing therapeutic care and services to the participants of the Huron Valley PACE program. Works under the direct supervision of the Behavior Health Manager and indirect supervision of the Medical Director or designee but is independent in the application of job responsibilities. The primary responsibility is talk therapy. Provides care through a variety of modalities, including individual and group therapy. Works independently to assess the needs of, coordinate, and deliver behavioral health services to participants and families/caregivers.

    Skills and Knowledge
    Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language and follow written and oral instructions.
    Must display patience, tact, a positive disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to work with a variety of participants with varying cognitive levels.
    Individual therapy skills for geriatric participants, analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
    Knowledge of the principles of human behavior, individual and group therapy techniques (preferably CBT and DBT), short-term interventions, substance abuse assessment and treatment or willing to receive training. Individual therapy skills for geriatric participants, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities.

    The above is a summary of the position, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. If selected for the position you will receive a full job description.

    Required Qualifications
    High School Diploma or GED required
    Master's Degree from an accredited School of Social Work or equivalent if an LPC or LLPC
    Minimum 2 year experience providing therapy services
    LPC in the State of MI, with current credentials for LPC or with current credentials for LLPC under the direction of a LPC or LMSW in the State of MI. LMSW in the State of MI, or with current credentials for LLMSW under the direction of LMSW
    Must have a valid MI Drivers License and reliable transportation
    CPR certification (or be willing to obtain)

    Includes home visits to Huron Valley PACE participants, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and adult foster care residences and may include some travel.

    Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice. Meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by Huron Valley PACE and approved by CMS before working independently.
    Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up to date before engaging in direct participant contact.

    All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check, professional reference checks, pre-employment physical, and TB Screen at time of hire. In addition, proof of COVID-19 vaccination or approved exemption is required.

    • Brio Living Services is a federally funded program through CMS and the State of Michigan. All employees are expected to adhere to the Participant Rights.
      • Brio Living Services provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetics in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
      • Huron Valley PACE is a federally funded program through CMS and the State of Michigan. All employees are expected to adhere to Participant Rights.Required
        Job Industries
        • Healthcare

Keywords: Brio Living Services, Detroit , Behavioral Health Therapist - Full-Time, Healthcare , Ypsilanti, Michigan

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