a We are hiring: PRN mental health therapists - Wellness and Wisdom

We are hiring: PRN mental health therapists

Sage Recovery & Wellness Center is an outpatient mental health center for adults and adolescents struggling with mental health, alcohol or substance abuse; offering individual counseling, couples & family counseling, group therapy and intensive outpatient group therapy programs.  Sage is located in Austin, TX approximately one mile west of the Capital of Texas Highway on Bee Caves Rd. in Westlake. 

Sage is currently seeking two PRN therapists with adolescent AND adult experience to conduct intensive  outpatient group therapy, new client assessments, individual, couples, and/or family therapy sessions as well as  maintain client charts and paperwork per company policy on an as-needed basis.  PRN stands for “pro re nata”, meaning “as the situation demands”. There is no set guaranteed amount of hours. Evening availability a must. Some daytime PRN shifts available. 

Duties & Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on clients’ goals and needs.
  • Conduct IOP program groups, group therapy, family education or other support groups following the evidence based program model.
  • Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork including: mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes within the time frame the company policy allows.
  • Collaborate with other staff members and medical director to perform clinical assessments and/or develop treatment plans.
  • Develop relapse prevention plans, promote continuity of care and assist clients in the step down process from treatment; referring patients, clients or family members to community resources or specialists as necessary.
  • Conduct wellness check calls to clients after discharge.
  • Document the clients’ progress and diagnostic information in the treatment chart.
  • Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, or supporting clients or patients.
  • Keep the referring physician fully informed of the clients’ needs and progress and works with providers to formulate continuous treatment.
  • Attend monthly required evening staff meetings
  • Complete state and Joint Commission mandated trainings
  • Assist in administrative duties

Skills & Specifications:

  • Proficiency in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.
  • Knowledge of efficient and effective treatment and management of clients with chronic mental health and substance abuse issues.
  • Knowledge of 12-step and other sober support groups.
  • Knowledge of evidence-based behavioral assessments and interventions relevant to mental health conditions, i.e., disease model, harm reduction, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy. DBT training a plus.
  • Knowledge of basic psychopharmacology and medical terminology.
  • Familiarity with the stages of change and stages of recovery.
  • Case-management skills and knowledge of local resources for outside referrals.
  • 2 years of experience working in substance abuse and mental health.
  • Experience conducting therapeutic groups.
  • Experience working with adults AND adolescents.

    Hours:

    • This is a PRN hourly position. The treatment center’s hours of operation are 8:30am - 9:00pm and employee hours will be based on patient census and group needs.  PRNs must be available to sign up for a minimum of five 4-hour on-call shifts per month.  Must have evening availability. Some day time PRN shifts available.

    Education & Qualification:

    • Texas master’s license in counseling, or social work (LMSW, LCSW, LPC-i, LPC, LMFT)
    • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) a plus
    • DBT training or certification a plus
    • Degree from an accredited institution

    Interested parties email resume and cover letter to: Careers@SageRecoveryAustin.com

Come join our awesome team!

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