Mental Health Therapist  / UM Shore @ Dorchester

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Job ID: 59244
Area of Interest: Allied Health
Location: Cambridge, MD US
Hours of Work: Days, Rotating weekends
Job Facility: UM Shore Regional Health
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

UM Shore Regional Health is currently seeking a Mental Health Therapist for Behavioral Healthcare at Dorchester General in Cambridge, MD. 

Position Summary:

Performs emergency and scheduled psychiatric evaluations, individual therapy, group therapy and case-management functions to clients in mental health programs associated with Shore Health System.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  1. Conducts intake interviews, psychosocial and mental status evaluations for primary psychiatric triage and care.
  2. Develops an individualized plan of care for each client in collaboration with the multidisciplinary treatment team.
  3. Provides individual therapy, group therapy and case management functions.
  4. Monitors clients' responses to treatment and revises the plan of care.
  5. Collaborates with the Psychiatrist, Director of Behavioral Health Services, referral sources and community agencies.
  6. Maintains patient confidentiality.
  7. Maintains client records in accordance with Behavioral Health Services policies.
  8. Identifies opportunities for improvement, promotion and provision of services, including marketing.
  9. Maintains positive customer and staff relations.
  10. Identifies own educational needs for professional growth and participates in the development of annual goals.
  11. Strives to achieve excellence of service as described in the CARE Manual.
  12. Responds to the following Shore Health System codes:  Code Green, Code Red (in the immediate area), Code Pink (when called), Code D (when called).
  13. 13.Responsible for honest behavior in all matters.  To the best of the employee’s knowledge and understanding, complies with all Federal and State laws and regulations.
  14. 14.Maintains the privacy and security of all confidential and protected health information.  Uses and discloses only that information which is necessary to perform the function of the job.
  15. 15.Performs related duties as assigned.

 



What You Need to Be Successful:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited school of nursing, social work or professional counseling required. 
  • State of Maryland license required, plus a minimum of three years of direct Behavioral Health patient care experience is preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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