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Primary Therapist/Addiction Specialist

Company: Blue Tiger Recovery Inc
Location: Palm Desert
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Minimum Qualifications/Requirements: Masters Degree; California registered associate or licensed (LMFT, LCSW, LPC, PsyD. or Ph.D.). Two years clinical experience with chemical dependency or process addiction population and 12-step model or dual-diagnosed patients.

Reports To: Clinical Director and Program Director Degree of Supervision: Weekly and as needed Supervises: Appropriately Assigned Intern Staff (If BBS approved as Supervisor) Basic Function: Responsible for the assessments and execution of treatment plans for all assigned clients that includes individual, group, couples and Boot Camp clients.

CLINICAL DUTIES: 1. Attends weekly or bi-weekly clinical team meetings 2. Provides case management to a maximum of 6 clients at any given time and provides family therapy as needed. 3. Completes Clinical assessment and treatment plan for assigned clients. 4. Facilitates comprehensive evaluation and diagnostic summary for assigned clients. 5. Provides clinical support, as needed, to admission team for the timely completion of the initial clinical evaluations of new admissions and insurance pre-certifications when needed. 6. Facilitates multi-disciplinary treatment planning and updates for assigned clients (ensures inclusion of all treatment modalities/ disciplines) 7. Individual sessions for all assigned clients (at least weekly) 8. Group counseling, education, and meetings per program schedule. 9. Family/conjoint therapy as specified in individual clients treatment plans. 10. Enthusiastically and expertly present assigned lectures during Boot Camp. 11. Coordinates treatment objectives for assigned clients with BTR Clinical Staff. 12. Coordination of all treatment services needed for assigned client case load. 13. Intervenes and assists with clients as needed (crisis intervention, ATA risk, special needs, etc.) 14. Supports aftercare program by meeting with alumni on an as-needed basis (when approved by Clinical Director) 15. Contacts all family members weekly and referral sources during BTR Boot Camp Program. 16. Makes appropriate referrals for therapist and psychiatrist for caseload; following office referral protocol with an expectation of referring 75% of caseload. 17. Makes appropriate referrals to continuing levels of care within our system as well as to other treatment centers; following office referral protocol with an expectation of referring 60% of caseload. 18. Ensures that client aftercare plans include all necessary referrals and recommendations according to protocols.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES: 19. Participates in Quality Improvement task groups (as assigned) 20. Interface with assigned clients insurance, managed care companies, EAPs for treatment planning and concurrent review 21. Facilitates ancillary services/community referrals for assigned clients 22. Participates in in-service training and individual/group supervision meetings. 23. Communicates with BTR staff via communication book and client's record to maximize utilization of milieu in supporting the client's treatment plan 24. Ensures client records for assigned case load are comprehensive, complete, neat and meet licensing standards. 25. Participates in alumni and referral source events pertinent to the facility

MARKETING DUTIES: 26. Actively participate in marketing efforts coordinated by MARKETING TEAM including but not limited to tours, CNE / CEU participation, public speaking, face-to-face referral meetings, network luncheons, conferences, etc. 27. Accompanies marketers on appropriate marketing opportunities

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS Full Time or Part Time: Minimum hours 15 hours a week. Hourly rate dependent on experience ($25-$50 an hour).

MISC DUTIES: Other duties as assigned

Keywords: Blue Tiger Recovery Inc, Palm Desert , Primary Therapist/Addiction Specialist, Other , Palm Desert, California

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