Behavioral Health Therapist

  • HCA
  • Trinity, FL, USA
  • Feb 01, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 00146-7090


Days (rotating weekends)

Medical Center of Trinity

Equipped with the best healing practices, brightest medical teams and the most advanced medical technologies, Medical Center of Trinity, a new 290 bed, state-of-the-art, all private room hospital located on a 50-acre campus, serves the fast growing communities of Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. With a healthcare team that brings over 40 years in a clinical setting and a strong dedication to patient-centered care, our talented RNs and medical professionals are always encouraged to learn, grow and thrive in a supportive atmosphere that celebrates the commitment of our people.

The new tech-savvy hospital offers a variety of programs and services including Emergency Care, Heart & Vascular, Spine & Orthopedics, Cancer Care, and Women's Health & Obstetrics. The hospital is also an Accredited Chest Pain Center, has a Community Comprehensive Cancer Program and features a Blue Distinction Center for hip and knee replacement, as well as spine surgery.

Our Leading Technologies:

• Electronic Health Record (EHR)

• Patient Tracker

• Electronic Medical Administration Record (eMAR)

• Open Bore MRI Scanner

• da Vinci Robotic Surgery

At Medical Center of Trinity, protecting life is more than our business, it's our heartfelt passion.

The Behavioral Health Therapist is responsible for the following:
  • Performs psychosocial and behavioral assessments of patients and families to identify emotional, social, and environmental concerns associated with patients' diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation.
  • Works collaboratively with interdisciplinary team, patients, and family members to develop an effective treatment plan.
  • Performs individual and group therapy sessions, crisis intervention and other education and counseling in accordance with patients' individual treatment plans.
  • Maintains knowledge of community resources and serves as a liaison in obtaining needed support.
  • Maintains working knowledge of relevant medical/legal issues that impact patient care, e.g., advance directives, child and elder abuse.
  • Assist with screening, identification and management of victims of abuse, neglect, domestic violence, rape, etc. Makes referrals as appropriate and serves as resource for the health care team.
  • Accurately documents the administration of care in the patient record in a timely manner.
  • Participates in rounding and proactively responds to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and positively impact overall patient experience.
  • Contributes to a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment.

  • Master's degree in a human services related field (Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health, or Counseling)
  • Advanced educational preparation or experience in the area of clinical practice and/or management
  • Currently licensed in Florida as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) required within 30 days of hire
  • Current CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) required within 30 days of hire

Last Edited: 01/30/2018