Ridgeview Institute

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Program Therapist, Associate and or Fully Licensed (FT, PT, PRN)

Clinical Program | Smyrna, GA | Part Time and Contract

Job Description

Ridgeview Institute - Monroe is currently recruiting for a dynamic

Program Therapist (Associate or Fully Licensed Only)

Ridgeview Institute (RVI), a behavioral health hospital treating people with addiction and or mental health issues. RVI has earned a national reputation for care and service. Since 1976, more than 90,000 people have turned to Ridgeview in crisis, in despair, and in hope.

Responsibilities:

The Program Therapist performs social services functions to include assisting patients in meeting their bio psychosocial needs while enabling them to access through therapeutic treatment skills to achieve their optimal level of emotional health, including providing basic consultation, teaching, complete specialized clinical social work services for patients/families receiving care, crisis intervention, short-term and long-term family therapy, and providing information and referrals as needed

Education/Experience: 

Master's Degree from an accredited college or university, in Social Work or a clinical related mental health field preferred.

A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a psychiatric health care facility, with direct experience in family and group therapies, crisis intervention, and treatment skills; and have strong clinical assessment skills preferred.

License: 

Must possess a Georgia State license in social work or clinical related mental health field.

Additional Requirements:

CPR certification and management of aggressive behavior training within 30 days of employment prior to assisting in a restraining procedure.  Must be able to pass a competency exam for the area upon hire.  May be required to work flexible hours and overtime.