Adult Outpatient Therapist
- Company: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
- Updated: 4/16/2021
- Location: Little Rock
- Status: Full-Time
- Salary: Salaried offered commensurate with experience
- Job Level: Entry Level
- Region: Central
- Category: Social Services
Full-Time and Part-Time positions available
This posting will be used to fill multiple positions
The Adult Outpatient Therapist [Mental Health Professional] at the Psychiatric Research Institute provides evidence-based direct clinical services and diagnostic assessment, individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and crisis intervention to adult patients at the Walker Family Clinic.
•Responsible for direct and indirect clinical services that are provided in the office unless remote work agreement is available upon hire.
•Makes decisions related to treatment planning.
•Understands mental health diagnosis and treatment.
•Responsible for maintaining caseload, by contacting patients and discharging as appropriate.
•Responsible for ongoing communications with their supervisor and other members of the treatment team.
•Completes clinical and administrative processes and timely documentation in compliance with relevant policies and procedures.
•Participates in staff meetings, trainings, supervision, and continuing education activities as needed to maintain quality provision and coordination of care as well as professional licensure and/or certification.
•May perform other duties as assigned.
•Master’s degree in Counseling or Social Work
•One (1) year of direct clinical experience
•Licensed by the Arkansas Professional Board as a LCSW or LPC; LCSW candidates may be considered)
•Outpatient behavioral health experience
•Evidenced-based treatment background
•Experience using trauma-informed care model
•Must have the ability to make decisions related to treatment planning.
•Must understand mental health diagnosis and treatment.
•Adaptable technological skills are required.
•Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).