Therapist-PRN

Vertava Health Pittsfield, MA $
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Therapist

Reports to: Lead Therapist

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

ABOUT VERTAVA HEALTH:

Vertava Health, formerly known as Addiction Campuses, is a leading provider of SUD treatment and recovery services via various effective and innovative addiction treatment programs from industry-leading professionals who help build a comprehensive life in recovery beyond the standard 30-day plan. With four unique residential treatment centers and a virtual care platform serving patients across the country, Vertava Health creates successful programs tailored to an individual’s struggle with substance abuse and mental health.

 

In order to make this possible, we need an exceptional Therapist who can meet the requirements below.  Think you have what it takes to help us change lives all over the country?


Job Summary:

As a therapist at Vertava Health, you will have a primary role in the planning and delivery of evidence based treatment to a cohort of adult patients with substance use disorders. You will conduct therapeutic sessions with individuals, groups, and families. You will use your understanding of the disease model of addiction; motivational interviewing (MI); and the tenets of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) to help patients progress towards their goals and live out their best future.


Depending on the location of the facility, this role is appropriate for Master’s level candidates who are currently licensed, or license-eligible with experience in mental health and addiction treatment.


You will work closely with counselors, case managers, and the entire treatment team in a supportive, team-based approach that models collaborative, solution-based problem solving, and authentic communication. 


Priority responsibilities include:


Assessments and Treatment Planning

  • Conduct comprehensive bio-psycho-social assessments with newly admitted patients 

  • Assess and document risk of harm to self or others

  • Develop a treatment plan with patient-specific goals, interventions, and timeframes 

  • Collaborate with treatment team to plan appropriate aftercare


Individual, Group, and family therapy 

  • Conduct individual therapy sessions with patients

  • Lead process groups on a range of topics related to addiction, recovery, and wellbeing

  • Facilitate family sessions 

  • Develop and lead specialty groups or sessions unique to your interests and expertise

  • Leverage de-escalation skills to ensure patient safety and reduce AMA risk

  • Maintain and promote healthy boundaries 

  • Promote and protect each patient’s independence, privacy, dignity, and emotional and physical well being

Documentation

  • Complete progress notes for individual, group, and family sessions

  • Update treatment plans to reflect patient progress and challenges

  • Capture any safety concerns and interventions or referrals initiated

  • Document all clinical assessments as required

Training and Competencies

  • Learn and follow company-established policies and procedures

  • Remain current with all required trainings and certifications

  • Receive biweekly supervision 

  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor

  • Practice respectful, compassionate, supportive communication with patients and colleagues


Other duties as assigned


Requirements by state:

Massachusetts

  • Master’s degree required

  • Licensed or license-eligible

  • 2 years experience in addiction-related treatment


Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to use hands and fingers, talk or hear

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk and reach continually. Ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch frequently

  • Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds

  • Close vision required to see computer monitor, read documents, and operate copy and fax machine

  • Work environment is indoors and climate controlled. Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions

Vertava Health is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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