Are you a Mental Health Therapist - Hybrid Community & Office-Based 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!
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
- 232 hours of paid time off
- 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
We want people to join our team who share our values of love, excellence, respect, empowerment, and well-being. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing behavioral health services, including day treatment, therapy, and case management services to children, adolescents, adults, and families. Individual, group, or family services are provided in-home, office, and community settings. The therapist reports to the clinical supervisor 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.
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 day treatment, individual/family/group therapy, and case management services to address individualized treatment needs.
- Involves clients and families in treatment planning, encouraging 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.
- Aid in the professional development of Behavior Technicians/Qualified Behavioral Health Specialists and support the day-to-day operations of the treatment team.
- 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.
Required Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field.
Preferred Education and Experience
- Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field.
- 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.
- Licensed through the State of Ohio as an LSW/LPC/LISW/LPCC.
- Ability to obtain and maintain First Aid, CPR - adult, child, and infant. (Training will be provided, if not already certified).
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
- Valid Ohio Driver's License with Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles; proof of auto insurance.?
- No more than 5 points on license.?
- Within 60 days of hire, successful completion, and maintenance of the required physical crisis management training(s) and certification(s) applicable to the assigned program.
- The employee must be able to pass training to become certified to provide physical intervention as needed.
- Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and 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.