• Residential Clinician | Master's Level

    Job Locations US-CO-Lakewood
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/6/2018 4:20 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Jefferson Center
  • Overview

    In collaboration with Nurse and Manager, oversees consumers admitted to the Teller Place treatment facility. Provides ongoing evaluation of consumer safety, assessing suicide and homicide risk. Provides de-escalation and crisis intervention as needed.

    Provides individual, group, and family therapy to residents as appropriate. Assist clients with practical problem-solving. Assists clients in developing  safety, discharge and aftercare plans. Contributes to the positive therapeutic milieu.


    Part-time Hours are 12:00pm - 10:00pm Saturday and Sunday


    1. Oversees milieu at facility and identifies and addresses clinical issues.
    2. Provides de-escalation and crisis-intervention as needed.
    3. Obtains collateral information from family, significant others, and other providers as appropriate.
    4. Follows principles of trauma-informed care to avoid harm and re-traumatization.
    5. Provides individual, family and group therapy as appropriate to the needs of the client.
    6. Completes JCMH openings on unopened clients.
    7. Consults with other HAF Team members and on-call psychiatrist as appropriate.
    8. Completes documentation in compliance with Jefferson Center guidelines.
    9. Participates in supervision, training, and team meetings as directed.
    10. Exhibits enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility, and spirit of cooperation in the work environment.
    11. Maintains effective interpersonal relations with consumers, peers, subordinates, upper management, visitors and the general public.


    Other Duties:


    1. Maintains an acceptable attendance record.
    2. Performs other duties as assigned.


    Physical Requirements/Working Environment


    Ability to operate a personal computer.  Ability to attend meetings at a variety of locations.


    • Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology or related field plus one year of  relevant experience and/or training.  May consider relevant pre-master’s degree experience.
    • Licensure preferred
    • Must have valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record while employed at Jefferson Center
    • Meets the requirements of applicable federal, state and organizational background checks.


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