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THERAPIST @ Black Bear Lodge - (119366)

Universal Health Services
Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571
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Foundations Recovery Network (FRN) is the premier provider of integrated treatment for co-occurring addiction and mental health concerns, offering residential and outpatient services nationwide. At each facility, we focus on patient-centered care and an individualized approach, upholding a high standard of innovative treatment and compassionate attention to each patients needs. We are committed to providing and promoting evidence-based treatment for individuals with co-occurring disorders through clinical services, education, and research. Our purpose is to create lifetime relationships for long-term recovery. Everything we do is designed to support recovery in a comprehensive way, addressing the needs of the whole personphysically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. We provide the foundation; you build the life. Located in the serene forest foothills of northern Georgia, Black Bear Lodge is a place of solace and healing for those suffering from addiction and mental health issues. We are a residential treatment center offering a comprehensive, integrated program that addresses the needs of the whole personmind, body, and spirit. Our system of care is personalized, evidence-based, and research-proven. Patients can self-reflect and find strength for life change amid the beauty of the expansive sky and the natural tranquility that characterizes our location. FRN is currently seeking a Therapist, to assist Black Bear Lodge with providing a level of therapeutic care that is admired throughout the mental health industry. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work with our clinical team in delivering a philosophy of care that encompasses proven methods. Patient-centered care is not just what we do; it is at the core of who we are. Do you have a passion for using your education, skills, and talents to make a real, tangible difference in the lives of your patients? Do you want to be part of a team of highly skilled individuals, driven by the goal of helping people through life-changing recovery? Do you have the desire to serve as a Brand Ambassador to FRN? If so, then this could be the opportunity youve been dreaming about! This position will be located at Foundations Recovery Networks facility, Black Bear Lodge, located in Sautee, Georgia.

Job Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Ensures orientation of new clients immediately upon admission

Obtains history and presenting information as delineated in program policy

Collaboratively develops and updates an individualized treatment plan with the individual, which includes a targeted discharge date and plan

Defines all relevant community sources affecting care and treatment of the consumer (e.g. attorney, family, case manager, etc.) and develops and follows contact plans and conjoint therapy plans

Updates referring sources on patient progress, if/as approved by the individual in services

Utilizes agency endorsed, patient-centered therapeutic interventions and rapport-building practices, including motivational interviewing techniques, to non-confrontationally enhance consumer insight regarding diagnostic and usage patterns

Documents treatment episodes, contacts, treatment plans, and sessions according to periodicity and content requirements

Maintains appointed continuous caseload of actively engaged individuals

Responds to crisis as needed

Coordinates comprehensive discharge plan to ensure seamless community reintegration

Performs all other duties as required or assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to inspire client confidence in the FRN Staff and the FRN Model of Treatment
Ability to consistently demonstrate, through conduct and communications, the stability required to effectively assist patients and their family members through the FRN Model of Treatment

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines

Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands

Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills

Proven ability to handle multiple projects under pressure

Must have high level of interpersonal skills, as this position continually requires demonstrated poise, professionalism, tact, and diplomacy

Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization

Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources, and all other contacts

Exhibits excellent customer relations skills, as evidenced by supportive and constructive communication with all contacts, including co-workers, patients, residents, visitors, families, and referral sources

Knowledge of case management for dual diagnosis patients


Masters degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field required

Licensure in a mental health related field is also required

Minimum 2 years experience in mental health or substance abuse field preferred

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background and experience with us by applying online. FRN offers competitive compensation, commensurate with experience, and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance, and 401K. FRN is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at FRN via email, the Internet, or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of FRN. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by FRN as a result of the referral or through other means.


Posted: 2020-01-14 Expires: 2020-04-02

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