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Mental Health Therapist 

Salary  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift First  
Location Boundless- Worthington Campus  
Position Mental Health Therapist  
Category Behavioral Health  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 9/24/2021  
Close Date 10/22/2021  
Req Number BEH-21-00254  
Description

Are you a Licensed Therapist (LSW/LPC/LISW/LPCC), who is passionate about people? Are you looking for a job where you’ll enjoy excellent benefits and the chance to make a difference in your community? Then join the I Am Boundless, Inc. team!  

We are a fast-growing nonprofit organization committed to building a world that realizes the boundless potential of all people. For more than forty years, we’ve provided people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges the support and services to thrive. Our person-centered approach to care celebrates people for who they are and empowers them to become active participants in the communities where they live, work, and play.  

Will you join us? Apply today!  

Boundless Benefits 
Working for Boundless has many perks. We treat our team like family and offer advantages that allow you to focus, thrive, and grow. Why Boundless? 

  • Excellent benefits including no-cost dental, vision, and life insurance. 
  • A Boundless sponsored $150 deposited into your flexible spending plan. 
  • Student loan forgiveness through the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. 
  • Scholarships geared towards professional development and continued education. 
  • Career growth opportunities. 

What You Will Be Doing
This therapist is responsible for providing behavioral health services, including counseling and case management services to children, and adolescents, for our Jumpstart program.  

The therapist reports to the Lead Clinician and is responsible for ensuring that the treatment needs of the clients are met and maintained to support individual clients psychosocial and emotional needs. Services must be provided in accordance with policies and procedures, and current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations. This is a full-time, position working from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. 

Primary Job Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Develops a comprehensive social history and psychosocial assessment that includes the client’s problems, strengths, and preferences, including cultural, religious, and ethnic background and implications for the care plan.
  • Helps clients and families identify needs and develop a service plan to meet those needs.
  • Orients clients and families to the program, its services, service limitations, and clients’ rights.
  • Provide therapy and case management services to address clients’ targeted individualized treatment needs.
  • Involves clients and families in treatment planning, encouraging their attendance at care conferences or with outside providers/professionals.
  • Attends scheduled care conferences and identifies and interprets psychosocial needs of clients for inclusion in the care plan.
  • Completes mandatory documentation within timelines established by applicable regulations and policies.
  • Mediates issues that arise among clients, families, and staff.
  • Provides linkage with appropriate community resources by maintaining knowledge of other systems, making referrals, and identifying unmet needs (e.g., recreational, transportation, healthy/safety, employment, etc.)
  • Provides clients and families with crisis management services as needed.
  • Work closely with an interdisciplinary team to support clients and coordinate care.
  • Develops a comprehensive discharge plan in collaboration with clients, clients’ families, multidisciplinary staff, and referral agencies.
  • Trains and consults with staff regarding psychosocial needs that encompass mental health, development, and diversity of individual clients to increase staff knowledge and skills.
  • Advocates on a case, policy, and program level.
  • Meet monthly requirements for billable hours as established by the department.
  • Provide clinical review and audit of clients’ charts and documentation to ensure compliance and support quality improvement.
  • Responsible for reading and following the employee handbook and all Boundless policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for completing and following all training assigned.
  • Attends meetings and professional development activities as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
Position Requirements

Minimum Education/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in social work or related field.
  • Licensed through the State of Ohio as a LSW/LPC/LISW/LPCC.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain First Aid, CPR - adult, child, and infant (training will be provided if not already certified).

Preferred Education/Qualifications

  • Two or more years of supervised work experience in a behavioral health care setting, working directly with clients.
  • Experience working with people with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities.
  • Experience working with people with mental health conditions.

Specialist Skils and Requirements

  • Must be able to function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, staff, and support agencies.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, emotionally upset, and at times hostile clients/family members.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

All candidates who have received an offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment background check, drug screen, and health screen as applicable for the role.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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