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Berkshire Health Systems Clinical Therapist in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

  • DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTION

  • The Clinical Therapist is a health care professional who functions as an integral member of an interdisciplinary treatment team. S/he provides psychosocial assessments, treatment, and helps manage a structured and safe inpatient milieu. The Clinical Therapist must be skilled in providing multi-modal therapy (individual, group, family). S/he is responsible for the on-going assessment of the care plan ensuring that it meets the needs of the patient at all times. S/he is knowledgeable about the risk factors inherent in the patient population and actively supports a culture that fosters safety for patients and staff alike. The Clinical Therapist is skilled in effective communication and is responsible for clear and concise documentation in the patient care record.

  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)

  • Experience:

  • Experience with inpatient psychiatric treatment setting preferred.

  • Experience working with people with substance use disorders preferred.

  • Education and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field or equivalent experience strongly preferred.

  • License, Certification & Registration:

  • LSW - Licensed Social Worker

  • CPR within 3 months of hire

  • CRISIS INT - Crisis Intervention within one month of hire.

  • Other Requirements:

  • Be Smart Be Safe Safety Training within one month of hire.

  • Demonstrated ability to work within a treatment team format is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide high quality patient care and effectively utilize clinical supervision is required.

  • Must be able to be a good role model for patients.

  • Qualified candidates must demonstrate evidence of clinical and personal growth.

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