Primary Mental Health Therapist
Job Details
Bridge House - Farmington, UT
Full Time
Graduate Degree
Health Care

Job Title: Primary Therapist

Job Type, FLSA: Full-time, exempt

Reports To: Clinical Director

Company Summary

Bridge House is a small, short-term residential program providing services to adults (ages 18-55) struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Our primary focus is on stabilization and in-depth assessment. We are located in Farmington, Utah.

Primary Responsibilities

Primary Therapists are responsible for providing individual, family, and group therapy as part of a multidisciplinary team. They collaborate with the team toward stabilization of our residents while assessing response to treatment intervention. They also participate in developing recommendations for placement to meet long-term needs.

Job Duties

  • Complete mental health assessments for residents including diagnosis, treatment planning, and providing direct care services, i.e., plan of care, periodic reviews, individual, group, and family psychotherapy
  • Work with and manage communication with resident families as it relates to resident care
  • Case conceptualization, consultation, and supervision to paraprofessional staff
  • Maintain healthy relationships with residents and advocate for residents to ensure needs are met according to policy and procedures
  • Maintain records of resident treatment plans, individual and group therapy sessions, and other records as needed
  • Participate in the interdisciplinary treatment team
  • Assure adequate service delivery in compliance with all policies and procedures
  • Provide safe and law-abiding transportation and on-call coverage as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Working Relationships

Clinical Director, Bridge House Residents and Families, Residential Staff, Referring Professionals

  • Minimum of master level Mental Health professional
  • Current State of Utah Licensure
  • Current AEGIS de-escalation certification (provided by Bridge House)
  • Current CPR certification (provided by Bridge House)
  • Knowledge of signs and symptoms of mental illness
  • Knowledge of the mental health system and legal system, using it effectively
  • Must have excellent critical thinking, memory, organization, and time management skills
  • Must be honest, dependable, self-motivated, and dedicated
  • Must be able to maintain a full case load while meeting deadlines for charting
  • Must possess excellent communication and relationship skills for working with staff, residents and their families
  • Must have the ability to work cooperatively and respectfully from a team approach
  • Must uphold values congruent with Bridge House’s philosophy and mission