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Therapist at Southwood Psychiatric Hospital

Therapist

Southwood Psychiatric Hospital Pittsburgh, PA Full Time

Unit Specific Performance Objectives

  1. Complete resident and family assessment, or social history, and documents in a timely manner.
  2. Actively participates in treatment team planning meetings.
  3. Complete disposition planning and documents in progress record as indicated.
  4. Along with the Case Manager, serves as direct contract for referral and placement resources, maintains close communication with such resources, and invites appropriate representatives to case conferences and interagency meetings in a timely fashion.
  5. Display excellence in customer service skills, returning all phone calls from internal staff members and external customers (i.e. parents, schools, referral sources, etc.) within 24 hours.
  6. Coordinate court commitment procedures including preparation of relevant documentation, communication with mental health agencies, and provide testimony at commitment hearings as necessary.
  7. Prepare and present oral and written clinical reports, maintains up-to-date documentation in progress records, and meets with and document family contact in a timely manner.
  8. Participate in the development of psychoeducational groups for families, and acts as facilitator for multi-family groups on a weekly basis.
  9. Have a knowledge base of DSM and its usage.
  10. General knowledge of substance abuse issues.
  11.  Knowledge of age specific growth and development.
  12. Participate in interdepartmental and case management meetings as required and requested by the Director of Social Work.
  13. Maintains competence in identified universal core and critical competencies.
  14. .Performs other duties as assigned.
  15. Participates in monitoring aftercare as requested.
  16. Ability to address cultural diversity and specific patient/family issues.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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  • Case Management
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  • Knowledge Base
  • Social Work
  • Substance Abuse
  • Customer Service
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