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Clinical Therapist

Company: Berkshire Health Systems
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

This position includes the expectation of cross-training to the behavioral health department group and the psychiatric ED, as needed.


+ The Clinical Therapist is a health care professional who functions as an integral member of an interdisciplinary treatment team. S/he provides psychosocial assessments, treatment, and helps manage a structured and safe inpatient milieu. The Clinical Therapist must be skilled in providing multi-modal therapy (individual, group, family). S/he is responsible for the on-going assessment of the care plan ensuring that it meets the needs of the patient at all times. S/he is knowledgeable about the risk factors inherent in the patient population and actively supports a culture that fosters safety for patients and staff alike. The Clinical Therapist is skilled in effective communication and is responsible for clear and concise documentation in the patient care record.

+ POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)

+ Experience:

+ Experience with inpatient psychiatric treatment setting preferred.

+ Experience working with people with substance use disorders preferred.

+ Education and Training:

+ Bachelor's degree in Human Services field or equivalent experience strongly preferred.

+ License, Certification & Registration:

+ LSW - Licensed Social Worker

+ CPR within 3 months of hire

+ CRISIS INT - Crisis Intervention within one month of hire.

+ Other Requirements:

+ Be Smart Be Safe Safety Training within one month of hire.

+ Demonstrated ability to work within a treatment team format is required.

+ Demonstrated ability to provide high quality patient care and effectively utilize clinical supervision is required.

+ Must be able to be a good role model for patients.

+ Qualified candidates must demonstrate evidence of clinical and personal growth.

Keywords: Berkshire Health Systems, Pittsfield , Clinical Therapist, Other , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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