Therapist needed in Denver, CO

Denver, CO 80246

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Counselor/Therapist, Social Worker Job Number: 4404

Job Description


We are hiring for a Family Therapist and a Primary Therapist in Denver, CO.

Summary of Major Functions: 


Primarily responsible for the family focus of PHP/TIOP patients as part of interdisciplinary team. Provides family therapy, group therapy, and treatment planning, and documents all treatment processes.

Duties and Responsibilities:          
  1. Demonstrate ability to provide comprehensive and ongoing assessment resulting in appropriate treatment and discharge recommendations (Patient’ s BioPsychoSocial completed and filed in patient’ s chart within 72 hours).
  2. Create an individualized treatment plan with appropriate PHP goals and objectives (completed within 72 hours) and continually monitors progress and re-evaluates appropriateness of goals.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of and practice of clinical interviewing/counseling skills.
  4. Ensure that patients are seen for individual therapy as clinically indicated (twice weekly for PHP).
  5. Demonstrate ability to build therapeutic rapport.
  6. Provide case management for each assigned case: demonstrate ability to facilitate and/or ensure the whole of patient care, integrate all aspects of care and ease the process of treatment for the patient.
  7. Facilitate meals with expertise: demonstrate ability to challenge behaviors and support recovery.
  8. Facilitate meals with patients in a fashion consistent with current policies and procedures; eat and model appropriate eating behaviors during assigned mealtimes with patients.
  9. Facilitate groups with expertise: demonstrate ability to engage, set limits and monitor the group process.
  10. Maintain and develop group curriculum.
  11. Is creative in therapeutic interventions to maintain a safe, supportive, clinically sound milieu.
  12. Is present and available for patient requests and needs; provide outreach to patients when necessary.
  13. Maintain daily program structure.
  14. Lead weekly staffings, conveying pertinent clinical information, formulating goals for the following week, and effectively communicating with members of the treatment team.
  15. Ongoing attention to discharge plan evidenced by development of aftercare plan, transition sessions with OP providers, and patient’ s awareness of available resources.
  16. Thorough discharge summaries reflect course of treatment and D/C recommendations; completed within seven days of discharge and sent to patient’ s outpatient providers.
  17. Demonstrate leadership in assuring continuity and quality of partial program, including curriculum development and group implementation.
  18. Provide clinical supervision to select clinical employees as assigned by Program Director.

Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Licensed as
    1. LCSW, LPC, LMFT; Master’ s degree or,
    2. PhD, in behavioral health field.
  2. Clinical conceptualization of the treatment of eating disorders and dual diagnosis grounded in evidenced-based treatment models.
  3. Experience working individually and in groups with eating disordered patients.
  4. Good oral and written communication skills.
  5. Clinical leadership skills including experience supervising staff.
If you are interested in more information, please send the most updated copy of your resume and a good time to call you to brooke@psychpros.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Brooke Olson
National Recruiting Manager

Recruiting is a great way to combine two fields that I love — human resources and human services. I believe that my knowledge of the human services field helps me so much in my position as a behavioral health recruiter. I am truly able to understand what client companies are looking for in a candidate, and in turn, I can help job candidates locate a job they love.
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