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Behavioral Health Therapist

Muskegon Family Care is a Federally Qualified Health Center, offering a competitive benefit package, loan repayment options, tuition reimbursement, 401K with a 3% employer contribution, and more.

Under the direct supervision of the Behavioral Health Director and in collaboration with Medical Staff Providers, Behavioral Health Therapist will provide evidence based practices according to nationally based standards to reduce symptoms and maximize recovery for patients receiving services. The Behavioral Health Therapist will be responsible for providing therapy session for the co-occurring population. They will ensure that all documentation of patient contract and treatment services is complete, thorough, and accurate to meet all agency, state, CARF, and professional standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS including the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Accurately complete assessment and diagnosis of mental health and psychosocial needs that accurately build on strengths and concerns.
Complete all required paperwork (clinical and billing) in a timely manner, daily for billing and 24-48 hours for patient charting.
Promote self-determination to assure services and supports for patients are person centered, person-defined and person controlled.
Assist patient with treatment planning that highlight important assessment information, define areas of concerns and establish concrete goals for treatment.
Provide effective therapy services including various evidence based treatment modalities (individual, marital, conjoint, family and group) as appropriate to client need in the cooperation with other staff and providers. Complete needed testing as appropriate to discipline.
Evaluate the progress of the client’s treatment quarterly with client (team and supervisor as appropriate).
Work as a member of a treatment team, providing expertise and case consultation to other providers and staff, on an as needed basis, through case management meetings and through formal presentation.
Maintain confidentiality of all Muskegon Family Care patient information. Information shared with Child and Family Services staff for supervision should not reveal the identity of the patient.
Maintain a courteous, helpful and conscientious attitude in dealing with co-workers and patients and their families ensuring professionalism and confidentiality at all times.
Regular and prompt attendance at work.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Muskegon Family Care requires all team members, including temps, contractors, interns, residents, students, etc. to receive the COVID-19 vaccination subject to certain exclusions. Muskegon Family Care is committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws. 

How to Apply/Contact
To complete an application please visit our site at https://mfc-health.org/careers/ and/or contact Ashlee Koone at (231) 737-1711 with any questions.

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