Mental Health Therapist in Salt Lake City, Utah
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Monday, October 30, 2023
Location: St. Mark's Family Medicine
Position: Mental Health Therapist
Job Description: We are in search of a clinician to join our well-established family medicine residency that consists of 12 resident physicians, 5 faculty physicians, and 3 Nurse Practitioners. This position will be a full-time (40 hours per week) clinical position seeing 25-27 patients per week
Requires a master’s level and current state licensure as LCSW, LMFT, or CMHC and clinical expertise to perform psychosocial assessments, develop and implement plans of care, assess crisis situations to appropriately provide needed resources and or referrals for the patient, and to provide family and individual treatment as indicated. This position works collaboratively with patients, patient's significant other, families, healthcare providers, insurers, community resources, and all other involved parties. The clinic will perform all credentialing for insurance panels, take care of billing, and provides all necessary support staff.
Compensation starts at $75,000 per year and increases with experience.
Yearly CME benefits and reimbursements
Paid time-off and paid holidays
*Assesses the patient's medical history, mental health history, and current presentation to understand the patient's needs from treatment.
*Organizes and prioritizes daily work by assessing new, current, and discharging patient needs in area(s) of responsibility.
*Diagnoses and treats various mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders.
*Performs social work consultation for patients and caregivers. Conducts psychosocial assessments. Provides supportive, crisis bereavement and other social work interventions as necessary.
*Develops a plan of care either individually or with input from the patient, patient family and significant others, physicians, and other members of the healthcare team.
*Modifies care plans to reflect changes in patient status.
*Refers patients to other services to improve their well-being. These referrals may include community services, treatment programs, support groups, psychiatrists, or other mental health providers.
*Educates, communicates, and coordinates with multiple patient care teams and outside agencies as necessary to ensure the patient receives quality care, a timely discharge, and to identify and resolve delays and issues
*Acts as an advocate on behalf of patients and families, where appropriate, to ensure effective communication with multidisciplinary care team, outside agencies and other resources as necessary.
*Completes timely and accurate documentation in the medical record using knowledge of documentation standards for the department to facilitate communication with team members. Documentation is done in compliance with all clinical guidelines and billing/reimbursement standards.
*Complies with federal, state, local, and clinical program/facility standards.
*Acts within the scope of the Mental Health Practice Act.
*May identify patients at risk for potential avoidable delays, extended stay, readmission, financial or complex discharge needs. Coordinate with care providers and leaders to reach optimal solutions.
Please note this position is posted on behalf of our partner practices. This individual will be working at the specific practice that is mentioned in the above details and will not be a direct employee of Aledade, Inc. so will therefore not be eligible for the benefits available to Aledade employees.