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IOP Therapist 1

  • Professional
  • Clementon, MS, US

Job Purpose Summary:

  • The IOP Clinical Therapist provides clinical services to the clients of Harmony Bay Wellness Intensive Outpatient Program. 
  • Interfaces with the Clinical Supervisor and other program staff in decision-making processes involving clients and communicates outcomes in appropriate clinical forums. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment to the clients of Harmony Bay Wellness Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Facilitate group, individual, and family therapy
  • Assess the counseling needs of the client and refer out to higher level of care and/or other services where appropriate
  • Assess clients for substance abuse, trauma, and suicidality and utilize best practices in treatment
  • Develop treatment plans and implement appropriate counseling interventions 
  • Develop the client discharge/continuum of care plan to ensure movement to the appropriate levels of care
  • Document in the EHR all counseling and education services, assessments, reassessments, referrals, and follow-up in the client’s clinical record within 48 hours of service
  • Document coordination of support services for the client/family in the client’s clinical record and treatment plan
  • Contact and coordinate with referral sources and support services (i.e. legal, school, employer, etc.)
  • Review obtained records from previous treatment that are relevant to the current treatment episode
  • Manage crises and high-risk events following procedure and utilizing appropriate clinical interventions 
  • Maintain positive therapeutic rapport with client
  • Utilize a multi-disciplinary team approach for the care and treatment of assigned clients

Key Performance Indicators

IOP Clinical Therapists’ performance will be evaluated on several competencies including but not limited to:

  • Completion of assessment tools within appropriate timeframe
  • 80% of clients retained until clinically appropriate for lower LOC
  • Average rating of 4.3 of 5 or higher on client satisfaction surveys
  • Documentation completed within 48 hours of service 
  • Chart audit scores at or above 80% monthly
  • Group audit scores at or above 80% monthly
  • Appropriate documentation of and adherence to processes related to higher level of care recommendations and high-risk situations

Required licenses or certifications:

LAC, LSW, LAMFT preferred, not required

Proper Knowledge and Skills:

Core Competencies 

  • Professional verbal and written communication including proper grammar and spelling
  • Software application related to the field
  • General office principles and practices
  • Basic computer knowledge including email etiquette
  • Professional phone and customer service demeanor
  • Effective group facilitation skills
  • Demonstrable efficacy in clinical interventions and techniques including, but not limited to
  • Motivational Interviewing 
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 
  • Educational/Psychoeducational Strategies
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Illness Management & Recovery
  • Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP)

Clinical Competencies

  • Clinical Skills
  • Data Reflection
  • Communication
  • Documentation
  • Compliance
  • Always Behaviors
  • Professionalism
  • Technical Skills
  • Telehealth Reporting
  • Telehealth Data Reflection

Physical requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 20-50 lbs.
  • Occasional to frequent walking, sitting, standing, driving
  • Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing)

Environmental Factors:

  • Communicable diseases
  • Hot/cold temperatures
  • Environmental conditions may vary

Required licenses or certifications:

  • Current CPR Certification
  • Narcan Certified 
Job Type: Part Time
Required Education: Master’s Degree in mental health related discipline
Required Exterience: 2-4 years’ experience working in mental health service delivery; 1 year experience in facilitating groups
Posted: 1 year ago
Job Title: IOP Clinical Therapist
Base: Harmony Bay Wellness
Direct Report: Director of Integrated Services