Adult Therapist

– Durango, Colorado
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation DOE

Position Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Human Services or related field required.
  • Two years post-graduate experience in human services field preferred.
  • Licensed in the State of Colorado.  
  • Annual Flu immunization by Nov 1, annual TB screening, current CPI training and BLS PRO certification required.

Job Purpose:

 Participates as a member of the program team to design and implement the individual care plans for program clients in accordance with policies, rules, regulations, and directives which apply.  Utilizes a variety of treatment approaches and case coordination to work with a diverse client population.  

Knowledge, Skill & Ability

  • A working knowledge of individual, group, family and crisis treatment approaches and their application to clients with emotional, behavioral and substance abuse problems.
  • Ability to summarize service themes from a variety of client contracts and communicate suggested improvements for service delivery.
  • Ability to do mental status exams, data bases and differential diagnoses, service planning, assessment case management and treatment.
  • Ability to assess level of risk and make appropriate clinical judgment for resolution of client emergencies to effect a safe outcome.
  • Ability to deliver services in various community locations.
  • Working knowledge of Colorado Revised Statutes 27-65 (Mental Health Code)
  • Working knowledge of HIPAA and 42 CFR.
  • Knowledge of community health and mental health resources and their eligibility criteria.
  • Working knowledge of Windows based computer applications to include MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and Internet Access.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment including calculator, copy machine, fax and multi-line telephone.  Interpersonal and communication skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all internal and external customers.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload in a sometimes hectic environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Must have current driver’s license and ability to be commercially insured and maintain a driving record that allows insurability with AHS commercial insurance agency.

 

 

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  • Location
    Durango, Colorado
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    DOE
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