Training: CPI, QPRT, Annual, Safety, six (6) hours in discipline, Heart Saver First Aid CPR/AED
Career Development: Therapist – Senior Therapist – Director
Under the supervision of a senior therapist and clinical supervision of an LCADC, the Therapist I will provide addiction services including, but not limited to, assessment; group, individual and family sessions; and other modalities to clients and their families according to demonstrated competence. In addition, this position is responsible for clinical program development and deployment and for developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external referral sources and funding agencies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Completes biopsychosocial assessments and prepares a comprehensive treatment plan for each client, including a NJSAMS.
Provides basic case management services and documents treatment provided.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide services appropriate to any age/disability group assigned.
Assesses client for an Initial Treatment Plan and appropriately reassesses the client's needs throughout treatment.
Completes Master Treatment Plans that are behaviorally specific and with goals and objectives that are related to client problem areas. All Master Treatment Plans indicate level of client/family involvement.
Provides competent individual, family, couples and group psychotherapy and substance abuse therapy.
Provides other therapeutic services within scope of demonstrated competence, as required.
Provides competent crisis intervention.
Assists with case management and interagency coordination of services for clients. Makes appropriate referrals.
Provides clinical guidance and appropriate interaction with external providers.
Documents all client interactions, including all sessions with clients, families, significant others, etc., within established time frames.
Completes Progress Notes accurately, addressing treatment goals, major clinical issues and changes in mental health status.
Writes in a professional and competent manner.
Valid NJ driver's license.
Documentation must be completed within one (1) calendar day of service delivery.
Productivity goals shall meet percentage as designated by department.
Education: Master's degree in behavioral health with NJ LAC or NJ LSW licensure required.
Experience: Two (2) years in behavioral health setting with addiction counseling experience.
Training: Must have an active CADC/LCADC or in the process of receiving CADC/LCADC.
Preferred Qualifications: Additional years experience in behavioral health setting. LPC/LCSW preferred.
Equipment Use: Computer, copier, facsimile.
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Whether you lead an active life or love leisure, you’ll enjoy working and living in the beach communities of New Jersey’s southeastern shore.
Benefits & Wellness
We believe that healthcare should be a rewarding career. That’s why we offer excellent compensation, exceptional health and wellness benefits, and internal resources and programs to support professional growth for our team members. Here, you’ll find everything you need to pursue your calling of caring for others, knowing that you’re working for an organization dedicated to your overall well-being.
Inclusion & Diversity
Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what makes AtlantiCare a great organization. We recognize and celebrate individual differences as dimensions that enrich our workforce and allow us to be more creative, flexible and competitive. Our inclusive culture welcomes our employees to freely contribute their diverse ideas, background, talents and experiences to make this a place where everyone can be, and do, their best work together.
For many, the shore communities of southeastern New Jersey are vacation destinations, but for AtlantiCare employees, they’re home. Working at AtlantiCare allows you to experience shore life year-round. Here, you’ll find natural beauty, world-class entertainment, rich history, amazing arts, abundant outdoor recreation, shopping, sophisticated dining and plenty of family-friendly events all within communities you’ll love to call home.
The spirit of collaboration is alive and well at AtlantiCare. We empower our teams to be agents of change within our system. We encourage growth and support advancement. Our shared vision for advancing the health of the communities and people we serve guides us to do what’s right for each patient, our healthcare delivery system and the practice of medicine as a whole. We teach, grow and advance medicine together.