Behavioral Hlth Therapist


Chelsea, MI

Industry: Misc. Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 332 days ago


AA105_43531 O/P Beh Health - Ch

Expected Weekly Hours: 



Day Shift

Position Purpose:

St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea is a not-for-profit hospital established in 1970. Located in Chelsea, Michigan. SJMC is a member of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. SJMC is nationally recognized for both quality of care and patient satisfaction by national ranking organization Press Ganey, and is accredited by the Joint Commission. SJMC attracts more than 300 physicians in almost all disciplines, with leading edge technology, including the largest and strongest MRI in Michigan. SJMC is consistently ranked in the top five percent of hospitals in the country for inpatient satisfaction, employee engagement, and physician satisfaction. SJMC has been recognized for two consecutive years as one of the “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare Magazine and the Studer Group.

The Behavioral Health Therapist is responsible for providing clinical formulations that reflect an understanding of behavioral and psychodynamic theory, and treatment applications that are based upon a broad understanding of dynamics related to behavior and change. He/she formulates individualized and age-specific treatment recommendations and measurable goals with the patient and, as appropriate, the patient’s family. In accordance with each patient’s treatment plan, the Therapist provides therapeutic services to patients and families in individual, couples, family and group settings.

Minimum of a master’s degree in social work or psychology from an accredited university, with at least five years postgraduate professional, relevant experience. Therapists must be licensed in the State of Michigan and adhere to the code of ethics for his/her area of licensure. Additional training in specialty areas such as chemical dependency, cognitive behavioral therapy, and/or dialectical behavioral therapy is highly desirable. Preferrably someone with experience with children and adolescents, including adolescents with substance use disorders.

Job Description Details:

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