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STAFF THERAPIST POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE: Staff Therapist

LICENSED: Master’s or Doctoral level Clinician

REPORTS TO: Clinical Director

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: A staff therapist provides individual, group, couple, and family therapy. He or she participates as a clinical staff team member, shares in staffing and case conferences, performs necessary administrative tasks, and participates in Center community relations. Provides preventive health care via teaching, education groups, consultation, and community relations as determined by the Clinical Director and Executive Director. Currently credentialed or have the ability to be credentialed. Preferred to be Medicare approved.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Professional Clinical Services
• Providing 25 – 30 weekly hours of clinical services including individual therapy, couple therapy, family
therapy, group therapy, and other clinical/consultative services to local community organizations and churches
• Conducting assessment and effective implementation of plans of treatment with client systems
• Maintaining clinical records in keeping with Center policies and procedures
• Working with the administrative staff to set and collect appropriate fees
• Representing the standards and practices of their primary professional fields

Clinical Staff Participation
• Working cooperatively with staff colleagues, consultants, and referring professionals
• Actively participating in clinical staffing and case consultations
• Attending administrative staff meetings, staff retreats, and other team building activities

Center Administration and Development
• Participating in the development of the Center's referral network
• Performing administrative and development tasks as assigned
• Participating in the Center's programs of education, consultation, and community relations

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Graduation from an accredited college, university, or seminary with a master's or doctoral degree in pastoral counseling, profession counseling, psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or equivalent.
2. Clinician must hold and maintain an active license in their corresponding professional discipline to practice in the State of Kentucky. Clinician must also hold an active membership in their corresponding professional association (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), American Counseling Association (ACA), Academy of Clinical Social Workers (ACSW), the Kentucky Psychological Association (KPA) American Psychological Association (APA) etc.
3. Clinical experience and knowledge in substance abuse/addiction treatment is helpful.
4. Ability to perform self-evaluation, and verbalize competencies and limitations with accuracy.
5. Mastery of a coherent theory and practice of therapy.
6. Ability to use the language and methodology of differential diagnosis and familiarity with the contributions of various diagnostic tests.
7. Ability to assess a client's therapeutic needs, to establish a therapeutic relationship, and to conduct, complete, terminate, and evaluate that therapy.
8. Ability to relate the contributions of various disciplines to the therapeutic task and to make appropriate use of inter-professional collaboration.
9. Ability to integrate religious commitment and therapy practices.
10. Ability to work effectively with religious leaders, congregations, and other community sponsors and resource persons.
11. Ability to help clients deal with theological issues utilizing religious resources within their own belief system.
12. Understanding of the dynamics of religious experience and the implications for pastoral psychotherapy.
13. A willingness to think theologically about the therapeutic task and the relation of therapy to the total task of the religious community.
14. Ability and willingness to develop and cultivate his/her own caseload by representing the Center in the community and relating to referral sources.
15. Participation in a sponsoring or affiliated religious congregation or tradition.
16. Knowledge of community resources.

Send your cover letter and resume to info@kilgorecounseling.org

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - OPERATIONS POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE: Administrative Assistant - Operations

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Administrative Assistant - Operations assists Executive Director and therapists in managing the office and in carrying out Center administrative services. Works closely with Administrative Assistant – Finance

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Office Management

• Makes recommendation on office policies and procedures
• Provide secretarial and receptionist duties and manages phones
• Provide administrative support for the Executive Director, staff, and Board of Directors
• Manage client intakes, handles fees, assists with invoices, determines client eligibility and insurance coverage
• Supports insurance collections, filing of insurance claims, and manages discharge procedures
• Maintain Center files and records
• Assists with physical facilities management
• Maintains offices supplies, Center’s materials, and office equipment

Center Administrative Services

• Opening the Center offices and orients new and existing clients to the Center
• Assist the Executive Director and Clinical Director as needed
• Assists Executive Director with Center reports, board documents, correspondence, and other materials, as needed
• Handles phone intake information, schedules first appointment, and assists new clients with intake paperwork
• Manages intake appointments, and appointment book
• Answering the phone and responding to routine inquiries about the Center
• Taking and distributing messages for all staff
• Monitor Center office and reception area space and furnishings
• Process requests for office furniture and office equipment and shall purchase these within the limits of the budget allocation
• Input and track client and Samaritan Fund client statistics
• Ability to work extra office hours
• Maintains client and marketing database
• Responsible for website and social media maintenance and updates.
• Provides administrative support for fundraising, marketing, and public relations
• Works with and assists financial manager

Assigned Projects

• Fall Donation Letter
• Clergy Luncheon
• Fundraisers
• Any additional projects the Executive Director assigns

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Desired two years of college or Associate Degree in Business or preferred four year college degree
2. Working knowledge of office methods, procedures, and equipment
3. Ability to manage client intake, assessment, and referral procedures
4. Ability to deal professionally and effectively with the public
5. Ability to deal with a diversity of people in many types of crisis situations, make appropriate assessments and referrals, and recognize one's own limitations
6. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
7. Skill in typing, language use, and spelling
8. Skill with computers and word processor
9. Commitment to accuracy and consistency in bookkeeping methods
10. Skills in time management and planning
11. Ability to take initiative and work independently
12. Ability to manage a wide variety of activities and functions
13. Ability to create a hospitable and smoothly functioning environment for staff, clients, and visitors to the Center
14. Ability to interpret the mission of the Center to others
15. Knowledgeable in QuickBooks, MS Outlook, MS Office Suite
16. General knowledge and understanding of website and social media operations

Send your cover letter and resume to info@kilgorecounseling.org

 
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