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Behavioral Health Clinical Therapist

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Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 152033
Date Posted: Jan 26, 2024

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Summary:

Responsible for assessment of psychiatric patients in consultation and cooperation with emergency department personnel. Provides recommendation for disposition. Operates as an independently licensed behavioral health clinician.

Work Schedule: Full Time Flex (3 12hr shifts per week)/72 hours per pay period. 

Responsibilities:

· Provides quality and timely assessment, intervention and recommendations incorporating diagnostic skills and state specific regulations.

· Develops and offers safe and clinically appropriate disposition recommendations. Supports implementation of disposition recommendations, which may include higher level psychiatric placement, brief intervention/safety planning, review of and connection with community resources and collaboration with family.

· Serves as primary communication liaison between clients, family members, emergency department staff, physicians, and community providers.

·Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

·Competence with DSM diagnostic criteria and treatment planning

·Competence in evidenced-based suicide risk assessments and safety planning.

·Demonstrates clinical and ethical professionalism, conflict resolution & critical thinking.

    Requirements: 

    Minimum Required Education: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or a related field.

    Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), or Licensed Addiction Counselor (ACD), or other licensure/certification may be acceptable as approved by department leadership.

    Minimum Experience: None Required.

    Preferred: 2 years’ relevant experience


    The pay range for this position is: $31.610000 - $47.410000 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

    UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

    UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

    • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
    • Retirement plans to include 403(b) matching
    • Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
    • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
    • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
    • Wellness benefits
    • 5 year incentive bonus
    • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
    • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

    Loan Repayment:

    UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!

    UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.


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