Behavioral Health Therapist |$20,000 sign-on bonus | Bismarck, ND
Licensed Counselor - Professional, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage & Family Therapist
Bismarck, ND

DirectShifts is looking for a Full-time Behavioral Health Therapist in Bismarck, ND.

Job Schedule: Full time

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Starting Rate: $29.50 - $38.50

Pay Info: $20,000 sign-on bonus with 3 year commitment

Job Summary

  • The Behavioral Health Therapist requires a broad and thorough understanding of human behavior, theories of counseling, and psychopathology.
  • May work with a wide range of patient populations and presenting issues, requiring a foundation in a variety of treatment modalities. This role has total independence and responsibility for patient well-being.
  • The Behavioral Health Therapist provides diagnostic assessment, onsite crisis assessment and intervention, and determines need for ongoing care according to level of clinical ability, medical, and psychosocial complexity. 
  • Develops treatment plans and implements treatment interventions specific to patient needs. Continually assesses patient's progress and revises diagnosis(es), treatment plans, and interventions accordingly. 
  • Documents treatment sessions. Provides patient progress updates to interdisciplinary team, as needed.
  • May educate patient support members about patient issues and interventions. May refer for additional clinical services or to specialists, as needed. Must stay current on emerging issues in the profession.

Benefits

  • We offer an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. 

Responsibilities

  • The Behavioral Health Therapist may work in a variety of settings, with duties varying by setting:
  • In a clinic setting (other than primary care), the Behavioral Health Therapist conducts scheduled face-to-face therapy sessions designed to assess and improve patient's emotional, mental, and behavioral health.
  • In a community setting, the Behavioral Health Therapist provides treatment for patients with severe and persistent mental illness. This may include community-based interventions aimed at improving daily living skills, social skills, and self-regulation skills.
  • The community-based Behavioral Health Therapist serves as a consultant for a multi-disciplinary team to ensure treatment interventions are implemented and that the patient is in compliance with treatment.
  • In a residential setting, the Behavioral Health Therapist provides treatment for patients requiring a higher level of care than outpatient therapy; however, do not meet the criteria for psychiatric inpatient treatment. 
  • Treatment occurs at the residential treatment facility and includes a broad range of duties: assessment and diagnosis, individual and group therapy, development, implementation, and evaluation of therapy programs, and consultation and coordination with a multi-disciplinary team.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or related Behavioral Health Sciences required; graduation from an accredited school preferred.
  • In North Dakota, must have one of the following:
  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

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