• Full Time
  • Florence

Website WellStone

Job Description

Geriatric Services Therapist

Report to:

Geriatric Services Program Director

Job Summary:

Provides mental health services in assigned nursing home

Hours: 40 Hours, M-F, flexible

Status: Exempt

Duties & Responsibilities

Deliver direct clinical services

  • Ensure all services are provided as indicated on treatment plan
  • Provide Mental Health Consultation for nursing home staff
  • Plan, manage, and direct the caseload, as well as, the treatment of each client
  • Complete assessment of referrals within three working days

Complete administrative and clinical paperwork

Provide clinical documentation which is present, accurate, timely, and in accordance to all regulatory standards

  • Maintain Clinical Records to comply with all applicable standards
  • Provide administrative documentation needed to bill and collect for services
  • Provide reports / documentation by established deadlines
  • Complete documentation in Avatar on a daily basis

Provide program support services

  • Ensure that all clients have current MD order on nursing home chart
  • Complete peer review and nursing home audit as directed by supervisor
  • Provide clinical service in other clinical settings as needed.
  • Provide in-service training as requested by host facility / supervisor
  • Work in cooperation with nursing home care plan team to provide a complete and coordinated plan of care for each individual client

Maintain Spirit, Quality, and Productivity expectations

Maintain quality to comply with WellStone standards

  • Maintain spirit expected by WellStone
  • Maintain acceptable level of productivity (100 hours per Monthly)
  • Follow established Geriatric Services policies and procedures

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Skills: Must show ability to work cooperatively with a treatment team; knowledge of a diversity of treatment approaches; ability to work with Technician and nursing home staff to best meet the needs of

Qualifications: genuine respect and concern for the elderly; able to manage time and caseload with minimal supervision

Credentials and Experience

Education: Master’s degree in human service field

Licensure: None

Experience: None

Job Type: Full-time