Pediatric Mental Health Therapist - Partial Hospitalization Program

Category
Social Services/Spiritual
Department
3006-SL PEDIATRIC PHP
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Boise
Requisition ID
2017-10581

Overview

St. Luke’s is looking for a Pediatric Mental Health Therapist for our new Partial Hospitalization Program - to join us in our strategy to be the community’s trusted partner in providing exceptional, patient- centered care.

 

Partial Hospitalization Program Therapist Description:

  • Adolescent ages 13-17 will be referred to PHP for a higher level of care than outpatient and are at risk for psychiatric hospitalization or for out of home placement due to suicidality or risk to self or others. Therapist will need to be comfortable with this population and able to engage in the therapeutic process.
  • Position functions as part of a multidisciplinary PHP team, including therapists/clinicians, psychology, and psychiatry. Clinician will provide brief-term therapy/stabilization services to patients in PHP for approximately 4-6 weeks before being discharged to a lower level of care. Candidate should be comfortable facilitating groups, utilizing CBT, DBT, and other evidenced based treatment modalities
  • Complete Comprehensive Mental Health Assessments, diagnosing, and treatment planning
  • Assess patients for risk of suicidal and/or homicidal thoughts or behaviors and developing safety plans with patients and their families

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or similar from an appropriately recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Maintain current state of practice licensure: LCSW, LCPC or LMFT.  
  • Experience in PHP or inpatient psychiatry preferred
  • Experience providing family therapy preferred

This position is salaried/exempt with the added benefits of health insurance, tuition reimbursement, and hospital retirement contributions.

 

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.

 

 

With multiple locations in the beautiful southern and central Idaho, our mild, four season climate means you can play outdoors year-round. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the river or heart-pounding climbs up a sheer cliff- there is always something to do after work. An exciting mix of urban and outdoor life defines Idaho’s culture, you can ski in the morning and watch a college sporting event at night. It is a great state to raise a family and forge lasting relationships. The cost of living is low, and quality of life is high.

 

*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

#One of American’s Top 15 Health Systems - U.S.News & World Report, "America's Best Hospitals 2015-2016" 

 

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