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Facility: East Interstate Clin
Location: Bismarck, ND
Address: 1800 E Interstate Ave, Bismarck, ND 58503, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
The Behavioral Health Therapist requires a broad and thorough
understanding of human behavior, theories of counseling, and
psychopathology. May work with a wide range of patient populations
and presenting issues, requiring a foundation in a variety of
treatment modalities. This role has total independence and
responsibility for patient well-being. The Behavioral Health
Therapist provides diagnostic assessment, onsite crisis assessment
and intervention, and determines need for ongoing care according to
level of clinical ability, medical, and psychosocial complexity.
Develops treatment plans and implements treatment interventions
specific to patient needs. Continually assesses patient's progress
and revises diagnosis(es), treatment plans, and interventions
accordingly. Documents treatment sessions. Provides patient
progress updates to interdisciplinary team, as needed. May educate
patient support members about patient issues and interventions. May
refer for additional clinical services or to specialists, as
needed. Must stay current on emerging issues in the profession.
The Behavioral Health Therapist may work in a variety of
settings, with duties varying by setting:
In a clinic setting (other than primary care), the Behavioral
Health Therapist conducts scheduled face-to-face therapy sessions
designed to assess and improve patient's emotional, mental, and
In a community setting, the Behavioral Health Therapist provides
treatment for patients with severe and persistent mental illness.
This may include community-based interventions aimed at improving
daily living skills, social skills, and self-regulation skills. The
community-based Behavioral Health Therapist serves as a consultant
for a multi-disciplinary team to ensure treatment interventions are
implemented and that the patient is in compliance with
In a residential setting, the Behavioral Health Therapist
provides treatment for patients requiring a higher level of care
than outpatient therapy; however, do not meet the criteria for
psychiatric inpatient treatment. Treatment occurs at the
residential treatment facility and includes a broad range of
duties: assessment and diagnosis, individual and group therapy,
development, implementation, and evaluation of therapy programs,
and consultation and coordination with a multi-disciplinary
Credentialing through the Allied Health Staff of the
organization where you will be working will be required.
Join our Behavioral Health Clinic team in Bismarck, ND! This
full-time position offers benefits and 401(k).
Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or
related Behavioral Health Sciences required; graduation from an
accredited school preferred. License must be in good standing in
state(s) of practice.
In North Dakota, must have one of the following:
In some states, will consider candidates seeking licensure by
reciprocity in instances where obtaining licensure in the state of
practice can be accomplished within 90 days of hire. This will
require the candidate to review and compare their current state
issued license to practice with regulations for the independent
practice of clinical social work/professional counseling in the
state of practice and ensure that timely acquisition of licensure
is possible based on comparisons of statutes, educational, and
clinical requirements. Non-licensed candidates must provide
documentation that they are in the process of obtaining appropriate
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for
qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on
eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental
insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement
plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To
review your benefit eligibility, visit .
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an
individual with a disability and would like to request an
accommodation for help with your online application, please call
1-877-673-0854 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted
offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background
screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Behavioral Health and Dependency
Req Number: R-41007