Behavioral Therapist PRN 1
Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.

Gainesville, Georgia

Posted in Health and Safety

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NGHS:Opportunities thrive here.

If you are an energetic individual who enjoys being part of a collaborative and talented team then a rewarding career with Northeast Georgia Health System is where you want to be!

NGHS is currently seeking an PRN Behavioral Therapist

PRN Behavioral Therapist Hours will vary.

Job Summary: The Behavioral Therapist is responsible for providing group, individual and family therapy services to all patients receiving care in the hospital milieu setting. The Behavioral Therapist assesses the psychological, social, cultural, environmental and financial impacts on patient functioning, as well as determines disposition needs for each assigned patient. The Behavioral Therapist individualizes care planning and collaborates with the clinical treatment team and post-acute partners to develop and implement identified patient goals and discharge planning needs.The Behavioral Therapist evaluates and modifies patient care goals and initates changes as needed. The Behavioral Therapist utilizes crisis intervention, problem-solving and critical thinking in adapting services to the full range of age-specific populations,including adolescent and geriatric patients. The Behavioral Therapist educates and uses advocacy skills to promote behavioral health awareness in the community and hospital setting.

Job Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or other related field that meets the requirements for licensure in the state of Georgia..
  • Licensure at Associate level required within 6 months of hire
  • 1-3 years interview and assessment experience with patients having psychiatric, emotional, or chemical dependency problems preferred.

Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.

NGHS: Opportunities start here.

Northeast Georgia Health System strongly believes in our quest for excellence. Part of our quest is to help you find a new opportunity to expand your knowledge. We are thrilled you want to learn a new area at NGHS and are excited to see you grow!

Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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