Rehab Services Careers at Lifespan

Senior Clinical Therapist Job

Job Number: GHI17359

Job Title: Senior Clinical Therapist

Department: IHH 3285 Johnston Team C - 5303285

Facility: Gateway Healthcare Inc.

Location: Pawtucket, RI

•Masters’ degree in any Human Services field required, such as Social Work, Rehabilitation, or Agency Counseling, with three years’ experience working with adults with serious mental illness plus experience in assessment, counseling, crisis intervention and substance abuse.
•Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals and governmental regulations.
•Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
•Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.
•Knowledge of and/or willingness to develop computer literacy skills.
•Ability to successfully complete all required training and certifications
•Oral and written communication skills, including speech, grammar, spelling, and legibility are at sufficient level to ensure effective and appropriate communication.
•Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals either manually or by use of a calculator.

•Provide individual brief treatment and support to clients and their families utilizing best practices in order to assist in developing coping skills for behavioral management and controlling psychiatric symptoms as prescribed in the treatment plan. Facilitate support group sessions as assigned.
•Function as the primary worker for a caseload of clients as assigned by the Program Manager. This responsibility includes Intake assessments, skills training, resource linkage, treatment planning, documentation of recovery and progress, and any other duty as indicated by a comprehensive assessment of needs for each client, and maintaining the clinical record with all necessary paperwork according to accreditation, funding source, agency, and program standards and policies. Participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the development and implementation of treatment plans. This includes but is not limited to: completing assessment assignments within time requirements specified by procedures, scheduling/attending treatment planning meetings with staff and other individuals specified in procedures, utilizes assessment information, diagnostic results and staff reports in the development of treatment plans. May be asked to attend medication evaluation appointments and psychiatric evaluations as needed.
•Provide services in the areas of assessment, treatment planning, consultation, client education and referrals pertaining to substance abuse and co-occurring disorders
•Follow agency policies and standards for client rights and confidentiality.
•Attend biweekly, or as needed, supervision meetings, weekly team meetings and other activities as required.
•Maintain a valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and the use of a personal vehicle to conduct community, home and hospital visits as well as to transport clients as needed.
•Maintain annual CPR certification and any other related certifications / licenses as required or as needed.
•Maintain all mandated agency training certifications as required.
•Maintain current knowledge of Agency P&P, implement in daily routine and follow all Health Home procedures as indicated.
•Serves on agency committees and task forces as appropriate and as assigned.

Additional duties and responsibilities required to fulfill this role are, but not limited to:
•Utilize Stages of Change theory, Motivational Enhancement techniques, and Rehabilitation Goal Readiness & Development Technology & Process to facilitate maximum potential for rehabilitation goal Attainment.
•Ability to work as a multi-disciplinary team member, ability to accept, establish and maintain working relationships with diverse populations of clients and staff, ability to maintain objectivity and ability to maintain perspective under stress; resilience.

To provide comprehensive clinical services as part of a multi-disciplinary team, assessment crisis intervention, behavioral skill training, case management, education and counseling services to clients and to provide clinical consultation services to the team in order to assist clients in achieving treatment and rehabilitation goals. To enhance the quality of life of adults with persistent mental illness through recovery strategies.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, veteran status or national origin. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.