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Primary Therapist (Full-Time, Sun - Thu)

Company: Alsana
Location: Pacific Grove
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

This position is eligible for a $5,000 sign-on bonus!The CompanyAlsana is an eating disorder recovery community with 11 locations nationwide, plus our virtual program. We provide superior and committed care to help those on their journey to a healthy and successful recovery. From the Latin roots meaning "all" or "total health," Alsana offers a new philosophy of care centered on our clients' full well-being. We address the aspects of eating disorders that often go untreated in traditional recovery programs. Our culture creates a working environment of communication, collaboration, compassion, and integrity-all of which are necessary to craft unique treatment plans tailored to our clients' needs and outcomes.The RoleAs a Primary Therapist at Alsana, you will provide consultation, case management and therapy on complex cases to individuals who have and are affected by serious eating disorders. You will assess clients, determine referral needs, provide group therapy, family therapy and group education and formulate and implement treatment plans. ResponsibilitiesPerforms, interprets, and provides feedback to clients on various assessments relevant to eating disorder treatment (e.g., psychosocial assessment, suicide risk assessment, core assessment packet)Provides individual therapy sessions for clients, utilizing appropriate interventions adapted to the needs of the client.Completes appropriate and thorough documentation within established time frames, including progress notes for individual and family sessions, weekly therapy assessments, treatment plans, and discharge summaries.Communicates with outpatient team to provide updates on client progress and to provide continuity of care.Attends weekly training and individual/group supervisions as assigned.Assists direct care in providing observations for clients, managing milieu conflict, and supporting clients.Participates in meals and snacks with clients as assigned.Provides crisis stabilization for clients in the milieu who may become de-escalated at times.Provides "check-ins" with clients as needed based on the needs of the client and the appropriateness of the check-in.Provides "on-call" coverage during assigned times.Perform all other duties as assigned. QualificationsMaster's degree in social work, Clinical Counseling, or other relevant health related discipline (AMFT, ACSW, LPC, PhD)Two years' recent related experience working with eating disordered clients or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.Eligible for registration with relevant professional associationAbility to educate and provide consultation to clients, families, and healthcare professionals.Comprehensive knowledge of psychiatric diagnosis and professional practice guidelines for the treatment of various disordersComprehensive knowledge of relevant Acts such as Mental Health Act, Freedom of Information Act, pertinent regulations, policies and procedures, and other statutory duties BenefitsComprehensive Benefits for full time staffGenerous Paid Time Off, Sick Time Off and HolidaysCompany Paid Life and Disability Insurance401k Plan (Pre and Post Tax)Flexible Spending AccountsLifeMart Employee DiscountsTuition Discount ProgramFree EAP servicesFree meals and snacks (position specific)Are you ready to let your light shine?! Join the Alsana team today!

Keywords: Alsana, Salinas , Primary Therapist (Full-Time, Sun - Thu), Healthcare , Pacific Grove, California

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