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  1. Clinical
  2. Full-time
  3. Center for Discovery
  4. Columbia

Associate Therapist, Eating Disorders, Outpatient

  1. Clinical
  2. Full-time
  3. Center for Discovery
  4. Columbia

Job description


Company Description

Discovery Behavioral Health (DBH) is a national leader in behavioral healthcare and one of the fastest growing companies in the field. DBH offers world-class treatment for those struggling with eating, mental health, and substance use disorders, and places a high priority on seeking employees who share our passion for improving the lives we serve.

Since 1997, Center for Discovery, DBH’s eating disorder division, has helped thousands of patients discover their path to the full and rewarding lives they deserve with evidence-based and inclusive treatment options.

Our Offer to You!

We are dedicated to empowering our clinicians with their professional and personal development by providing:

  • 401(k) with company match
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Vacation and sick days
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc.
  • Resources to become a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist through IADEP
  • Support for pursuing multi-state licensure
  • Continuing education (CE) programs and training
  • Supervision hours
  • Weekly training opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities within the organization

Compensation Range: $28.85-33.65/hr.

Compensation is dependent upon education and experience. 


Job Description

The Program Therapist assists and supports clients from admission through discharge. The Program Therapist provides clinical assessments and contributes insightful, practical and meaningful information to the development of treatment plans. They orient new clients to the treatment program and makes introductions to the staff and other program participants. As a member of the treatment team, the Program Therapist meets weekly in collaborative fashion with the treatment team to discuss cases. Licensed clinicians (Psychologist, LMFT, LCSW, LPC, etc.) and registered interns.

Responsibilities

  • Completes appropriate number of therapy sessions weekly for patients, including family/support system sessions aligned with the patients’ level of care.
    • PHP: one individual session and one family/support system session
    • IOP: one therapeutic session – individual or family/support system, as clinically indicated
  • Responsible for the case management of the patient record, including assessments, individual treatment plan based on patient’s needs, session notes, discharge plan and clinical discharge summary
  • Facilitation of process and psychoeducation groups
  • Responsible for family and social support involvement and documenting in patient record
  • Attends weekly treatment team and/or clinical meetings
  • Serves as a liaison with multidisciplinary treatment team
  • Participates in company trainings, webinars, individual and group supervision, and related meetings
  • Knowledge and adherence to HIPAA privacy rules
  • Prepping, portioning and eating with patients at least once per week.
  • Any other job-related responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Compensation Range: $28.85-33.65hr.

Compensation is dependent upon education and experience. 

This full-time position is in person at our Columbia Outpatient Program. It has a schedule Monday-Friday, currently between the hours of 9a-5p. (Flexibility needed Monday-Friday 8a-7p, and occasional Saturday coverage from 9a-3p).

For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at centerfordiscovery.com. 

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Qualifications

  • Master’s or Doctorate degree in relevant field, required 

  • Completion of state requirements to conduct therapeutic interventions, required 

  • Holds an active clinical license in the state of MD or operates under supervision and is not yet fully licensed 

  • Experience working in behavioral healthcare 

  • Obtain CPI certification within 90 days of hire 

  • Obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid certification within 90 days of hire 

  • Obtain ServSafe certification within 90 day of hire 

  • Must possess a current driver’s license and be in good standing 


Additional Information

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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