Tower Health

  • Masters Therapist - ACT Team

    Job Locations US-PA-Reading
    Requisition ID
    2018-22681
    Hospital
    Reading Hospital
    Shift
    Day shift
    Department
    CMH Assertive Com Treatment
    Category
    Allied Health
    Hours per week
    40
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Schedule
    8:00am - 4:30pm with occasional evenings/weekends and holidays
  • Overview

    The Mental Health Professional is a member of the community based, multi-disciplinary Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Program team. Works under the clinical supervision of the team leader and the Psychiatrist to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment and support services to clients with severe and persistent mental illness.

    Responsibilities

    Functions as a clinical member of the multidisciplinary team and provides treatment, rehabilitation, and
    support services. Has training in one of the mental health professions and clinical skills and experience to
    assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide evidence-based treatment, rehabilitation and support services
    to program participants with severe and persistent mental illnesses under the direct clinical supervision of the
    team leader and the psychiatrist. Has training and experience in a variety of evidence-based practices such
    as: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical-Behavior Therapy, Individual Dual-
    Diagnosis Therapy and Supportive Psychotherapy.

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    Master's degree in Psychology, or related field.

    Certified Addictions or Co-Occuring Disorders Professional (or meet the requirements and be able to sit for Certification exam).

    1-3 Years Minimum of One Year experience post-Master's degree in mental health. 

    Experience writing and/or updating treatment plans and documenting progress on those plans.

    Valid PA driver's license.

    Be able to be on-call and to work occasional evenings/weekends/holidays.

    Prefered Experience:

    Experience working with individuals diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Severe Depression and/or Bi-polar disorder in a community based setting as well as demonstrated experience working with community resources to support the transition of the population you serve from inpatient to outpatient treatment.

    Bilingual - Spanish 

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