Licensed PRTF Therapist - Charlotte, NC

Alexander Youth Network is looking for a LCSW for our PRTF (Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility) Our PRTF is a 36-bed co-ed treatment facility that serves children, ages 5-14, with extreme emotional mental health needs. Qualified applications should be fully licensed LCSW (will consider other mental health licenses and associate level licenses) in NC and have prior experience providing mental health services for children/ adolescents.  Experience in a PRTF setting highly preferred.

 Please visit www.alexanderyouthnetwork.org to learn more about our services and therapeutic model (Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics).

SUMMARY

Plans, delivers, and monitors all clinical services for a caseload of 12 children in the PRTF program. Will be responsible for all clinical services delivered by the treatment team; leads the Core Assessment process and ensures follow-through on treatment recommendations; provides direct clinical services via individual sessions and family sessions; leads discharge planning and coordination, treatment team and weekly staffing meetings; provides training and supervision on the NMT model to direct care staff and outside team members.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides quality services in accordance with NMT model and agency policies
  • Provides regular and consistent therapy
  • Completes the Psychosocial Assessment and Integrative Assessment 
  • All documentation including progress notes are completed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Maintains active service plan on each client
  • Accurately maintains client Electronic Health Record
  • Successfully meets discharge outcomes
  • Completes all mandated training

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelors Degree with a concentration in a Human Services field required.  Masters degree and two years related experience in behavioral healthcare preferred.  Fully Licensed LCSW strongly preferred, will consider other mental health licenses or associate level licenses. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

LCSW. Must be fully licensed. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training (provided) and a N.C. Driver's license.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

BENEFITS

Alexander boasts a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical with Employer-Sponsored HRA
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Employer-Paid Life, AD&D, STD, and LTD
  • Paid Time Off
  • Free Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Discounts and Perks such as AAA, credit union membership, and more!