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Psychiatric Therapist

St. Francis Center

 

Address   Franciscan Health
    24 Joliet Street
    Dyer, IN 46311

Hours  Days

Calendar  Full-Time

Education Master's Required

WHAT WE NEED

A caring, active listener

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Psychiatric therapists have become an indispensable part of everyday health care. These therapists assist patients and families in securing services through community resources. At Franciscan Health we value our Psychiatric Therapists and believe they enhance the outstanding care we provide for patients.

 

Do you have good patient skills? Would you like to work in an environment supported and surrounded by faith? Do you have exceptional listening skills? If so, we have a special place to put your skills to work.  

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Adapt and implement teaching and counseling techniques to level of patient and family comprehension.
  • Validate and document patient understanding related to teaching and counseling provided.
  • Demonstrate clinical competence.
  • Maintain established safety, environmental, and infection control standards, and take appropriate corrective action for identified infractions.
  • Obtains accurate psychosocial history information and documents it on appropriate patient records.
  • Assess, document, and report behavioral changes and needs of patient.
  • Implement prescribed treatment and therapeutic plan of care.
  • Formulate an accurate treatment plan of care considering cultural, environmental, psychosocial, economic factors and values. Evaluate those plans of care as needed.
  • Initiate discharge planning process upon admission.
  • Maintain documentation standards.
  • Adhere to confidentiality policies regarding the release of patient/resident information.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Apply knowledge of psychological theory, family dynamics, and crisis intervention.
  • Demonstrate understanding and applicability of DSM-IV.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Function independently and within guidelines of supervision.
  • Demonstrate emotional stability.


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

Experience: Minimum of two years experience in Social Services required

License(s): Indiana LSW, LMHCA or LMFA required

Certification(s): Basic Life Support Program

Travel: Up to 20%

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

THERAPY SERVICES ​​​​

Dyer, IN, US, 46311

Full-Time
Up to 20%
employmentType:  Full-Time
Days
Dyer
IN
46311
24 Joliet Street