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QuadMed is seeking a Behavioral Health Therapist to support our patient population in Wichita Falls, TX serving The City of Wichita Falls employees and their families. As the Behavioral Health Counselor, this individual will be responsible for providing services to our clients individually as well as in couple and group settings. Evaluates and performs appropriate treatment for clients within the scope of practice with emphasis on quality care and effective delivery of care This position will be responsible for promotion and development of an Behavioral Health client caseload in our health and wellness center. This will start as virtual and then move to in-person when a dedicated space is available.

This position is a part-time position, 16 hours/week. No weekends or holidays!

Key Responsibilities

Counsels clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes
Completes and maintains accurate records or reports regarding the patients’ histories and progress, services provided, or other required information
Develops client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and client histories
Conducts/facilitates chemical dependency program group sessions
Participates in case conferences or staff meetings
Coordinates counseling efforts with mental health professionals or other health professionals, such as doctors, nurses, or social workers
Reviews and evaluates clients’ progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans
Interviews clients, review records, and confers with other professionals to evaluate individuals’ mental and physical condition and to determine their suitability for participation in a specific program
Plans or implements follow-up or aftercare programs for clients to be discharged from treatment programs
Assesses individuals’ degree of drug dependency by collecting and analyzing urine samples
Assesses the level of the mental health issue and assess potential need for medication
Intervenes as an advocate for clients or patients to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations
Modifies treatment plans to comply with changes in client status
Provides clients or family members with information about addiction issues and about available services or programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary
Coordinates activities with courts, probation officers, community services, or other post-treatment agencies
Counsels family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients or patients
Supervises or directs other workers providing services to clients or patients. Train or supervise student interns or new staff members
Acts as liaisons between clients and medical staff
Follows progress of discharged patients to determine effectiveness of treatments
Maintains strict confidentiality of PHI and adheres to HIPAA regulations
Be available for Crisis Intervention/Management for individuals, departments, managers and plants
Works as a consultant for Managers that are calling about difficult employee situations
Presents relevant educational material for QG employees to assist with their professional/personal growth

High school diploma or equivalent required
Graduate from an accredited university or college with a master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology or Clinical Social Work

Minimum of two (2) years’ experience providing short-term counseling to individuals and their families in both Mental Health and AODA
EMR experience preferred
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Licensed for AODA practice through the Department of Regulation and Licensing within state of practice or have an AODA specialization within their master’s degree strongly preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Strong ability to listen actively, communicate both written and verbally, be socially perceptive, think critically is a requirement for this role
Intermediate computer skills utilizing MS Office is required
Proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion

Tagged as: behavioral health, healthcare, mental health, therapist

To apply for this job please visit www.bequad.com.

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