The Therapist applies specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills in the areas of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional, behavioral and developmental disorders, conditions and addictions.
Administers and interprets tests and measures of psychosocial functioning for the purpose of diagnosing mental, emotional, behavioral, addictive and developmental disorders and disabilities.
Develops and implements appropriate assessment-based treatment plan.
Consults with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan.
Provides crisis-oriented psychotherapy as well as short-term and long-term psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic treatment.
Capable of working on all Behavioral Units.
Certification specializing in Crisis Prevention obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
Finger Printing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
One or more of the following:
Licensed Professional Counselor obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Licensed Limited Counselor obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Licensed Limited Psychologist obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Licensed Limited/Temporary Psychologist obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Licensed Master Social Worker obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Licensed Limited Master Social Worker obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or Professional Counseling, and successful completion of clinical internship required.
One (1) to two (2) years related work experience necessary.
Recent experience in specialized area such as Child/Family, Adult/Gero, psychological testing, etc. is needed.
At Borgess, healing is our calling. This is the place where people don’t just come to get well—it’s the place where lives truly connect. Through our combination of compassionate care and medical expertise, Borgess has touched hundreds of thousands of lives in unexpected ways. Helping people get well, stay well and live well. That’s our commitment to those we feel proud and privileged to serve ever...y day.
Together, our physicians, associates and members offer a complete continuum of services to nearly 1 million people living in 10 counties in southwest Michigan. Delivering comprehensive prevention, primary care, advanced treatment programs and rehabilitation services, Borgess is one of the area’s largest health care providers and employers, and is a member of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic Health System.