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Clinical Therapist

Company: SAFY
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

SAFY is seeking a PRN Clinical Therapist for our Charleston, South Carolina division. As a PRN Clinical Therapist you will be responsible for completing initial and annual assessments on youth placed in foster homes. Who We Are At SAFY, our mission is Preserving Families & Securing Futures. For over 35 years, our work has rested on a single, radical idea - children belong in families. We believe that every child and family deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential. We are an extraordinary team of 500 employees in seven states providing services such as Family Preservation & Reunification, Behavioral Health, Therapeutic Foster Care, Adoption Services and Older Youth Services so the families and children we serve can build resilience and thrive. What You'll Do Complete Diagnostic Assessments as required by state rules, agency policies, and/or contract requirements.Assessments must be completed within 14 days of intake for initial assessments which requires a high level of flexibility. Annual assessments must be completed prior to the last year assessment date.Prepare all required clinical documentation per established time frames involving all appropriate parties as required by policy and regulations of the state/ program/ contract/ SAFY policy and COA standards.Be knowledgeable of foster care system and procedures.Competence in Medicaid billing regulations and requirements.Participate in the development of a client's documented treatment/service plans with the treatment team.Develop/Maintain consultative and liaison relationships with area caregivers and external stakeholders (e.g., schools, human services agencies, etc.) in order to cultivate work relations, provide consultative services and/or promote the coordination and development of mental health services.Establish mutually respectful rapport and implement interventions necessary to meet needs of client and foster parents; appropriately set limits and maintain helping role as a Mental Health practitioner.Be offered the ability to build a client base for individual and family therapy which can be offered in the SAFY Charleston office.Compliance/Reporting:Must have a computer with Windows 10 or greater.Required to enter assessment case notes into the SAFY system for billing and submit invoice timely (no later than 72 hours).Review all client files pertaining to assigned caseload as part of the quality improvement process.Be in compliance with monthly and quarterly requirements as defined annually by SAFY QI/CQI standards.Meet state required utilization standards for Mental Health services.Inform clients of company policies, procedures, rights and responsibilities What You Bring We are looking for amazing people who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, are inspired by our mission and are highly motivated to serve the children and families in our care. You'll be right at home if you learn from failure and overcome adversity, cultivate strong relationships, understand the power of diversity, advocate for equity, aspire to lead through inclusion, and push yourself, your work and the people around you to the next level. Qualifications Education - Master's degree in the field of social work, counseling, psychology, or other license-eligible related field of human services.Years of experience -Minimum of two years' experience in the field of mental health/therapeutic intervention with children, adolescents, and families.Licensure - LPC, LMSW, LISW required.Skill Set - Experience writing diagnostic assessments.Experience with trauma informed care and/or child welfare preferred.What We Offer $100 for each Initial and Annual assessment completed $50 for each updated assessment$40 per billable hour for Family and Individual therapy$20 per billable hour for Family SupportCompensation is commensurate with transferrable experience, education and licensure of candidate, along with internal equity and budgeted amount for the role. Comprehensive benefit plan options including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and flexible spending account options 401(k) Retirement plan with company match Hybrid Tele-health/In-Home Service Model Mileage reimbursement Company paid cell phone or stipend SAFY is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. SAFY does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, arrest record, conviction record, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of SAFY, including recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, and administering all personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs or terminations.? PI183211804

Keywords: SAFY, Charleston , Clinical Therapist, Healthcare , North Charleston, South Carolina

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