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Behavioral Therapist - ACT TAY and MO TAY Programs

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Information About this Position

  • 40 hours per week
  • North County Facility
  • Local Travel Required
  • Salaried
  • Monday-Friday Day Shift; No Weekends, Holidays or On-Call
  • Benefits Eligible

Company and Job Overview

BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 8,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Fran├žois, Iron and Washington counties. As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH), BJC Behavioral Health serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.

 

 


Role Purpose

The Behavioral Health Therapist works with individuals, families, and groups to address and treat mental & emotional disorders, and to promote optimal mental health.


Responsibilities

  • Provides individual, and in some cases, family therapy to active clients.
  • Updates the treatment plan to reflect therapy goals.  Collaborates with other professionals regarding client participation level, progress, and setbacks.
  • Completes intakes for individuals requesting services at BJC, assessing their eligibility based on symptomology, treatment history, and current needs.
  • Develops and facilitates education for clients.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
  • Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Social Services related field
  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Valid Driver's License
  • LCSW/LPC or equiv

 


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements

  • 5-10 years of experience

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

-  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
-  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
-  401(k) plan
-  Tuition Assistance
-  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
-  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
-  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Behavioral Therapist - ACT TAY and MO TAY Programs, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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