Job Title: Integrative Therapist
Company: Good Samaritan Hospital
City/State: Suffern, NY
Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical
Department: Op Psych Services
Position: Full Time
Req #: 16697
Posted Date: Jul 21, 2020
The Integrative Therapist is responsible for the behavioral health integration into primary care by coordinating between Frawley clinic and Bon Secours Medical Group. This position conducts crisis intervention, clinical assessments and evaluations in order to deliver brief treatment services to individuals and their families when needed. In addition, the Integrative Therapist conducts assessments and screenings, treatment interventions, and engages with community resources for the patient’s therapeutic process.
Collaborates with PCP during working hours in the event of a crisis and provides a successful transition between care. Provides consultation services to the PCP to enhance their understanding of the patient in order to provide support, referrals and develop recovery oriented and person-centered treatment plans. Evaluates patients for symptoms of mental disorders and behavioral problems, including mental status examination and psychosocial history. Serves as a primary therapist to assigned patients. Documents screenings, evaluations and treatment activity. Provides training and education on mental health and SUD as needed. Consults with collaborating psychiatrist as needed. Assists in executing the treatment plan developed by the multidisciplinary treatment team (PCP/clinician/collaborating psychiatrist). Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications / Requirements:
Minimum of 2 years working in a Clinical Behavioral Health setting post master’s degree. Ability to demonstrate knowledge/competency of DSM 5 and evidenced based practice modalities.
Master’s in Social Work or Mental Health counseling.
Licenses / Certifications:
New York State LMSW, LCSW, or Licensed Masters Mental Health Counselor LMHC.
If applicable, the individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials. Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control. Must have excellent communication/interpersonal skills.