Primary Therapist

Fort Pierce, Florida
Health & Social Care, Practitioner & Technician (Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 50,000 - US$ 60,000 per year
Ref. Number
Justin Kolleda, Spherion
7723369545 X208
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Job Description

The Primary Therapist is responsible for performing client care activities as directed by the attending physician, Medical Director and Clinical Director. He/she will provide group therapy as ordered by the Clinical Director. Collaborates with the Treatment Team in the formulation of the Master Treatment Plan, and assists in coordinating discharge planning.

All candidates MUST be licensed in the State of Florida.

1. Actively participates in Interdisciplinary Treatment Plan meetings.
2. Shares pertinent information with team as obtained from client's family, or others as indicated throughout program.
3. Attends daily and weekly staffing meetings per schedule.
4. Evaluates the impact of therapeutic interventions upon the therapeutic milieu.
5. Facilitates group therapy.
6. Performs individual therapy with client/family.
7. Documents the assessment of client progress/regress and interventions provided in the medical record, on an ongoing basis.
8. Recognizes, responds to and assists in psychiatric crisis situations and provides the intervention necessary.
9. Responds and assists in medical emergency situations as directed and needed.
10. Communicates effectively with client, staff and physician.
11. Provides clients with education and instruction on Advance Directives.
12. Attends and participates in monthly Program Staff meeting as scheduled by Director.
13. Adheres to policies and procedures.
14. Maintain confidentiality pertaining to clients and families as per HIPAA regulations.
15. Performs other duties assigned.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

- Demonstrates Proficiency in Communication & Written skills.
- Strong organizational skills


1-4 years

- Graduate from an accredited college or university with a minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or health-related field, with specialization in art or music therapy.
- A minimum of 2 years of experience in chemical dependency - psychiatric setting
- MUST be licensed in the State of Florida
- CPR and First Aid certification required within first 30 days of employment.
- Knowledge of the Principles and Practices of the discipline.
- Knowledge of Joint Commission Standards.
- Knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding Client Confidentiality laws.

- All candidates MUST be licensed in the State of Florida

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