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APN Lodge is hiring Telehealth Therapists to work remotely.
Broad Statement of Responsibilities: The Telehealth Therapist at All Points North Lodge is responsible for providing the highest levels of Addiction and Mental Health treatment services in a telehealth treatment facility. Telehealth therapists are responsible for providing individual and group counseling services to patients and families. The Telehealth Therapist works as part of an Interdisciplinary team helping to develop individualized treatment plans for each patient, facilitating its focus, goals and execution. The Telehealth IOP will carry a case load of patients and work diligently to help each patient find their path to recovery and change. This position covers outpatient and intensive outpatient caseloads in a telehealth setting.
The Telehealth Therapist plays a critical role in the delivery of care. Primary therapists are responsible for developing rapport with patients in an effort to effectively assess, address and treat Addiction and Mental Health Disorders. Concurrently, the primary therapist is responsible for helping patients address issues related to family dynamics, self-esteem, life skills, and other issues.
The telehealth therapist also works closely with the All Points North Residential Team to support with family therapy and clients transitioning to lower levels of care in the telehealth setting.
Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: This position requires a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health Counseling from an accredited college or university.
Experience: This position requires 3 plus years’ experience in the residential treatment of individuals with Addiction and Mental Health Issues. Trauma therapy experience preferred but not required.
Special Skills & Knowledge: Exceptional verbal and written skills are required to effectively express ideas and views when (a) speaking to groups, staff, outside professionals and corporate officers; (b) for preparing written reports; (c.) data input. Must possess initiative and judgment capabilities to organize and plan activities, systematize procedures, promote favorable public relations, and make decisions affecting service delivery to consumers. Must be flexible to adjust to changing conditions and the various details of the job. Basic computer skills are required with Microsoft Office Suite and web-based products knowledge a bonus. Current credentials as LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LMHC, PhD, PsyD; addiction credentials/certifications preferred but not required.
Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
- Routine mobility includes standing, stooping, bending, lifting, walking, and running.
- Regularly required to sit and work at a phone/computer work station
- Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.
Materials & Equipment: Copy machine, Multi-line telephone, personal computer, and fax machine.
- High moral and ethical values
- Willingness to be open to learning and growing
- Interpersonal skills to work as an integral part of a treatment team
- Appropriate interpersonal/personal boundaries
- Ability to pass background, urine drug screen, and criminal records tests; appropriate references; and transcript from a Master’s program.
- Follow NADAAC policies for ethical practice.
- Maturity of judgment and behavior.
- Ability to remain flexible to accommodate changes in the work schedule.
- Adapts effectively to new situations.
Position Duties and Responsibilities – Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Provides Counseling of individuals and families
- Work in a telehealth Intensive Outpatient Setting.
- Facilitate psycho-educational, experiential, and process groups.
- Maintain up-to-date and accurate progress and incident notes on clients in the EMR system.
- Attend regular case staffing and reviews with Clinical teams.
- Attend in-service, staffing, seminars, and classes as required.
- Conduct psychosocial evaluations, create individualized treatment plans, ongoing treatment plan reviews, and discharge summaries for clients.
- Collaborate with the clinical team, case management team, referent, and family for aftercare planning.
- Provide therapeutic interventions to individuals, groups, and families as needed.
- Provide ongoing and consistent clinical
- Updates to the client’s family and referents.
- Evaluate the individual and family system as well as assess the client’s functioning within work, family, and routines of daily living and identify areas needing change, resources, and treatment in order to best help each client.
- Ability to tailor treatment strategies to the patient’s stage of dependence, change, and recovery.
- Demonstrates an understanding of the principals of addiction.
- Demonstrates an understanding of the role Developmental trauma plays in addiction and other dysfunctional behaviors.
- Demonstrates an understanding of the psychological, behavioral, physical health, and social effects of psychoactive substances on patients.
- Demonstrates knowledge of models and theories for treatment of Trauma, Addiction, and Mental Health Disorders.
- Develop, implement, and maintain partnerships with other community providers.
- Evaluate the individual and family systems as well as assess the patient’s functioning within work, family, and routines of daily living and identify areas needing change, resources, and treatment in order to best help each patient.
- Maintain the highest level of ethical standards and integrity.
- Maintain up-to-date and accurate progress and incident notes on patients in the EMR system.
- Perform Clinical assessments, case management, consultation, referral, and education according to the All Points North Lodge Treatment model.
- Recognizes the importance of family, social networks, and community systems in the treatment & recovery process.
- Understand the established diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders and describe treatment modalities and placement criteria.
- Understand the importance of research and outcome data in clinical practice.
- Understand the value of an interdisciplinary approach to treatment.
The above duties reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal work functions of the position, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be in the position. These duties and responsibilities are the expectations upon which performance is measured.
All Points North Lodge is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, gender, age, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, sexual expression, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions.