Clinical Therapist (part time) in Dallas, GA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 7/13/2019

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About The Company:

Access to high quality care is one of the biggest challenges in behavioral health; as the stigma associated with behavioral health conditions decreases, and as awareness rises, providers are facing increased demand for services.

To help address this challenge, Beacon Care Services is focused on providing high quality direct clinical services and setting a standard for evidence-based care in behavioral health treatment.

About The Position:

Beacon Care Services is actively seeking an Independently Licensed Mental Health Therapist (part time) to provide direct client counseling in a unique health care setting.  Beacon Care Services is a group outpatient practice providing services to a wide array of mental health and behavioral health needs.  The positions will be based out of Dallas, Georgia and Calhoun, Georgia. This unique opportunity offers the chance to build a diverse client base through the connection to other service providers within the retail clinic. The clinician will provide assessments, referrals, triage, treatment, and  make referrals as appropriate. 

This is an excellent opportunity for career growth; it is the first program in a new venture that has the extreme potential for collaboration and integration Applicants must be comfortable working within a diverse cultural and interdisciplinary environment where a balance of autonomy and team-work is important.

Position Responsibilities:

•         Formulate independent psychosocial diagnosis

•         Partner with clients to develop person-centered treatment plans

•         Provide brief behavioral interventions using outcomes and evidence-based techniques such as  solution focused treatment, behavioral activation, problem-solving treatment, motivational interviewing, or other treatments as appropriate

•         Coordinate with other clinicians, psychologists within Beacon Care Services, the primary care clinic and with other service providers to support a holistic and integrated approach to care. 

•         Systematically track treatment response and monitors clients (in person or virtually) for progress towards treatment goals and objectives.

•         Support psychotropic medication management as prescribed by medical providers, focusing on treatment adherence monitoring, side effects, and effectiveness of treatment

Position Requirements:

•         Working knowledge of differential diagnosis of common mental health and/or substance abuse disorders, when appropriate

•         Working knowledge of evidence-based psychosocial treatments and brief behavioral interventions for common mental health disorders, when appropriate (e.g., motivational interviewing, problem-solving treatment, behavioral activation)

•         Extensive knowledge of community resources/services

•         Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate effectively in a team setting

•         Basic knowledge of psychopharmacology for common mental health disorders that is within appropriate scope of practice

•         Strong orientation to a person-centered experience of care and integrated and collaborative care models  

•         Knowledge and experience using management information systems, including EMR, word processing, and spreadsheet applications (Microsoft Word and Excel experience preferred)

Education:      Master’s Degree in a behavioral health-related field and licensure as health professional is required.

Required Licensures:      Current, valid and unrestricted Georgia license in a mental health field Ph.D,, Psy.D. or LCSW

Relevant Work Experience:      Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience in a behavioral health setting/managed care experience. Outpatient care with brief solution focused training strongly preferred.   Experience in chronic disease management and health promotion preferred. Experience treating children and adolescents preferred

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Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment. EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disabled

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