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PRN Behavioral Health Therapist (Adolescent)

Overland Park, Kansas

Job ID: R-36295

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Job Summary

Job ID: R-36295 Location: Overland Park, Kansas
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The Behavioral Health Therapist provides professional therapy services, including individual, group, and family therapies. This position collects and evaluates a patient’s biopsychosocial history and consults with the multidisciplinary team and patient/family throughout the hospitalization. The Behavioral Health Therapist develops treatment plans and monitors patient’s progress toward treatment goals.

Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions
  • Assesses patient’s problems by collecting and evaluating a detailed biopsychosocial history and consulting with the multidisciplinary team and patient/family throughout the hospitalization.
  • Develops patient treatment plan by establishing treatment goals and objectives with the patent/family and through consultation with the multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Facilitates the implementation of the treatment plan utilizing appropriate treatment methodologies.
  • Schedules and completes individual, group, and/or family therapy daily. Monitors the patient’s progress toward treatment goals.
  • Assures quality service for patients by enforcing rules, regulations, and legal requirements with patients including timely, confidential documentation of significant events and clinical interactions in the electronic health record.
  • Maintains health system credibility by establishing working relationships with sponsoring, advisory, and related service agencies.
  • Promotes the health system by ensuring an understanding of program services available for patients; publicizes activities and accomplishments.
  • Provides a clinical experience for interns by negotiating learning objectives; supervises practice and caseload management, teaching theory and its application; evaluates skills and personal and professional growth, ensuring identification with the profession.
  • Maintains current licensure and practices within the scope of licensure.
  • Acquires and maintains knowledge and competence related to the expectations of their position by participating in workshops, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks.
  • Accepts responsibility and accountability for achievement of optimal outcomes within their scope of practice.
  • Follows policies, procedures and standards; adheres to a professional code of ethics. Assumes responsibility for the risk and safety issues associated with the position.
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Required Education and Experience
  • High School Graduate
  • Master's Degree Master's Degree from an accredited university in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or Marriage and Family Therapy
  • 1 or more years of related experience

Required Licensure and Certification
  • Licensed Psychologist (LP) - State Board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist(LMFT) - State Board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Licensed Masters Social Worker(LMSW) - State Board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Licensed Professional Counselor(LPC) - State Board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Master's level licensure with the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as one of the following: Licensed Professional Counsel (LPC) Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) Licensed Master's Level Psychologist (LMLP)

Preferred Licensure and Certification
  • Master's level Addiction licensure with the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board Licensed Master's Addiction Counselor or Licensed Clinical Addiction Counsel (LMAC or LCAC)
  • Clinical Licensure (LCPC, LSCSW, LCMFT, or LCP)

Knowledge Requirements
  • Strong verbal and writing skills
  • Computer literate and high knowledge of various computer softward programs
  • Ability to engage clients and families

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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The main reason I love coming to work is because of the amazing team. We promote a nursing culture that encourages kindness and teamwork, and I absolutely love that about our hospital. Riley Ferree, RN


  • Healthcare

    Our robust medical, dental and vision package allows you to choose options that are best for your family. We offer life, disability, and accident insurance plus voluntary offerings such as critical illness insurance and identity theft protection.

  • Giving back

    In addition to the quality healthcare we provide, we have opportunities to serve externally in our community in activities throughout the year.

  • Team-based culture

    At the health system, we are a team. If you are highly skilled and motivated but don’t want to work in an “everyone for themselves” culture like many academic institutions have, this is your place.

  • Support and Resources

    We have a comprehensive wellness program with resources to support your physical, mental, and emotional health. Our new Employee Assistance Program (EAP) includes free counseling sessions and legal advice options.

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    We offer tuition reimbursement for formal education credits.

  • 401(a)

    We offer a retirement savings plan with an employer contribute.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse at The University of Kansas Health System? Review the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right combination.

  • Compassionate
  • Acccountable to Team
  • Takes Initiative
  • Possesses Integrity
  • Patient-Focused
  • Desire to Grow & Develop

Our Culture

  • Work with a team that supports you, in a place where you will feel you belong and will make a difference. We empower staff to put the patient first in all things – even beyond clinical care. We value people.
  • Driven to serve: Every employee makes an impact, regardless of your role – no matter if you’re in scheduling, facilities or clinical staff. We know that each step of the process ultimately impacts the patient.
  • Our leadership is approachable, open-minded, and adaptable to challenges in healthcare.
  • We demonstrate values proudly and consistently. Values such as diversity and inclusion are important to our staff; there is a desire to see this reflected by the health system internally and externally.
  • Even though we are a large organization, our employees feel the health system’s resources, culture and commitment to quality allow them to provide exceptional care for patients.
  • Our health system welcomes patients and cases that other hospitals cannot. This represents our commitment to care and our passion to challenge ourselves and be the best.
  • We are a true healthcare leader in the region, rooted in experience and excellence.
  • We offer unique opportunities for professional development, as well as convenient pathways for onsite continuing education among healthcare professionals and staff – from GED to CEUs.
  • We make a difference in our communities by improving the health and lives of our patients.
  • We also support our communities through Health System Employees Reaching Out events.

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