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Psychiatric Therapist-Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville Campus

Posted: 08/23/2022

The Opportunity:

If you are a dynamic, motivated individual who is driven to create healthier communities through excellent patient care, Saint Luke’s has a fantastic opportunity for a full-time Psychiatric Therapist in our in-patient behavioral health environment. Saint Luke’s is a faith-based, not-for-profit, aligned health system committed to providing the highest levels of excellence in compassionate health care and health-related services. For over 135 years, we’ve been dedicated to enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of the diverse communities we serve.

Shift: Full time Days

Job Description:

Responsible for providing individual, group and family therapy with patients on the adult inpatient behavioral health unit.  The Psychiatric Therapists functions as a member of a multidisciplinary team for patient care. Duties may also include assistance with program development and process improvement, evaluation, professional education, or supervision of students. 

· Knowledge of therapy practice skills

· Must have the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and with patients of various ages and cultural backgrounds

· Must have excellent written/verbal communication skills

EXPERIENCE: Prefer prior experience in a behavioral healthcare setting but not required.

SPECIAL SKILLS: Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills. OTHER: Computer skills, Basic typing skills

EDUCATION:

· MO LMSW, LCSW or LPC

· Master's Degree in Social Work or Psychology

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