Where Positive Behavior Grows By Leaps And Bounds

Job Description: Therapist

 

Division: Therapy Services
Location: 7140 Office Park Drive, West Chester, OH 45069
Job Status: Non-exempt, full time, permanent
Work Hours: Work schedule will be prepared on a regular basis.
Supervisor: Therapy Services Coordinator

Overview: Provides appropriate psychotherapy modalities to individuals, groups and families. Provides a safe and effective therapeutic environment for all clients in accordance with the philosophy and Mission of Positive Leaps.

Essential Duties:

  • Provides appropriate mental health therapy modalities, and in-situ therapy services to families and children for Positive Leaps’ programs.
  • Implements the Therapeutic Process of assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, implementation of the treatment plan, and on-going evaluation of the treatment plan to stabilize mental health symptoms, and to maximize client skill acquisition and sustained improvements in the functioning of the consumer.
  • Implements a prescribed, research-based therapeutic model with fidelity to the model, in order to achieve excellent outcomes.
  • Keeps timely and accurate documentation of provided therapy. 
  • Organizes work, and maintains records such that care is continuously authorized by third-party payers, and rendered in accordance with prevailing standards of care.
  • Performs administrative responsibilities as assigned. 
  • Provides case management services. 
  • Provides crisis intervention services during or after regular business hours if the need arises.
  • Communicates and collaborates with peers, colleagues, supervisors, consumers (children and adults), visitors and stakeholders such that high levels of satisfaction are achieved. 
  • Creates an environment of enthusiasm and commitment.
  • Demonstrates ethical conduct, in keeping with professional standards set by licensee’s professional board.
  • Models professional behavior and demeanor, dress, and work space organization.
  • Participates in quality assurance activities, including record reviews.
  • Completes assigned tasks within assigned work hours.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Masters degree or Doctorate degree in psychology, counseling, clinical social work or other related field. 
  • Must possess mental health credentials and licensure required by the state of Ohio. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work in physically active environment, run, and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and evenings, where required.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks within assigned work hours.

Exposures and Risks:

  • Potential for exposure to blood and body fluids
  • Works directly with physically aggressive children
  • Exposed to loud noise, such as repeated and prolonged screaming and crying
  • Expected to be able to run, work easily in a physically active environment and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Fast paced, stressful environment

 

If you’d like to join our team, please download our employment application or fill out our employment application online.


If downloading the application, please submit:

  • Completed and signed Employment Application
  • Your resume or vitae
  • A list of three professional references with email and telephone contact information

Submit the above documents to:

Positive Leaps
900 West Chester Road Suite C
West Chester, OH 45069
Or: Fax to 513-777-0017
Or: email to nsiegele@positiveleaps.org