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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Behavioral Health Therapist, FT/Day Shift in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Hospital Campus - Livonia, Michigan

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

An Opportunity to Join our Remarkable Care Team as a Behavioral Health Therapist for the Outpatient Psychiatry Health awaits YOU!!!!

St. Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) is one of the nation's top healthcare service providers, spanning five counties in Southeastern Michigan. SJMHS represents more than 2,700 physicians and 14,000 nurses and staff, and includes 5 Hospitals, 5 Outpatient Health Centers, 8 Urgent Care Facilities and over 25 Specialty Centers.

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is part of Trinity Health, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving communities in 21 states with 86 hospitals, 128 continuing care facilities and home health and hospice programs.

JOB SUMMARY

St. Mary Mercy Livonia is dedicated to serving individuals in the Southeast Michigan area by providing medical, mental health, addiction, and wellness services in a multi-disciplinary team approach. The ideal candidate will be Master’s-level behavioral health professionals with current Michigan licensure  LMSW or LPC with two or more years’ experience working with a multi-disciplinary team of behavioral health professionals including psychiatrists, medical support staff, and therapists, in an outpatient setting. Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required.

PERFORMANCE DUTIES

Uses and develops the social work process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.     

Collects and assesses data related to individual health care needs including:  past medical history, current health status and treatment, necessity/appropriateness for services and setting and follow-up needed to meet needs.

  • Provides counseling to enable patient/family members and/or significant others to utilize resources and strength to make necessary adjustments due to illness, its impact and changes to be anticipated.
  • Identifies the need for and convenes family meetings to provide clarity to the patient’s status that result in informed decision-making.
  • Provide therapeutic interventions to the identified client in order to enhance and foster the client’s optimal functioning and interactions in the home and community
  • To continually assess client needs, service availability and appropriateness
  • To work cooperatively with treatment team members and the family in the provision of services to meet the goals developed in the Treatment Plan
  • Participates in the Quality Improvement Program and other staff meetings and initiatives
  • Adheres to the St Joe's Medical Group policies and procedures
  • Supports the mission, philosophy, goals and objectives of SMML and the St Joe's Medical Group
  • Implements clinical practices in accordance with principles of evidence-based practices
  • Documents in electronic medical record ongoing communication with all individuals responsible for the continuum of care or regulatory issues.

           >     Handles community calls and visits.

  • Conducts support/education groups to assist in adjustment process.  As appropriate, may have the option to facilitate either a time limited or ongoing group process to help family members cope with illness, as time permits.

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    JOB QUALIFICATIONS

    EDUCATION

  • Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited program, or

    OR

  • Master's Degree in Counseling

LICENSURE

  • Current State of Michigan license- Fully Licensed
  •  LMSW or LPC

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 2 years or more experience as an MSW or LPC social worker preferably in a health care setting

         

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

 

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

 

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org. You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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