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Friday, 09 January 2015
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
ARC Ohio - Dayton Office
15 W. Fourth St., Suite 200 Dayton, OH 45402
Position Title: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH THERAPIST
Department: CLIENT SERVICES
Reports To: DIRECTOR OF CLIENT SERVICES and CLINICAL SUPERVISOR
Direct Reports: NONE
Last Updated: MARCH 20, 2013
CLASSIFICATION: FULL TIME
AIDS Resource Center Ohio (ARC Ohio) is Ohio’s largest provider of HIV prevention, care and treatment services with a budget in excess of $29 million and more than 180 employees. The ARC Ohio model of care assures that everyone with HIV has access to medical, pharmacy, mental health and social services and provides the best opportunity for patients to achieve high quality health outcomes.
The Behavioral Health Therapist is responsible for providing comprehensive mental health assessment and treatment utilizing individual, group and family modalities to people affected and infected with HIV/AIDS. The individual will operate in accordance with the established professional standards and guidelines as stated by the Ohio Revised Code and put forth by the Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. The individual will operate in accordance with the established professional standards and guidelines for the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and agree to adhere to NASW standards for social work management.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to traveling; driving; utilizing a computer for typing and conducting research; attending meetings; conducting assessments and counseling; and producing clear, understandable, and timely notes and documentation.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
· Minimum of Master’s degree in social work or counseling or PhD in psychology required.
· Minimum of LISW licensure required.
· Post-master’s experience providing treatment in health/mental health/substance abuse setting preferred.
· Must have knowledge of, sensitivity to, interest in, and competence in cultural differences, HIV/AIDS, minority health, sexual practices; a demonstrated competence in working with persons of color, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender community, and poverty.
· Strong written and oral communication skills are required.
· Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications and other computer applications required.
· Reliable transportation, driver’s license and proof of auto insurance required.
· Knowledge and adherence to social work standards and ethics.
Background and reference checks will be conducted. Hours may vary, including working some evenings and weekends based on workload. Individuals are not considered applicants until they have been asked to visit for an interview and at that time complete an application for employment. Completing the application does not guarantee employment. In accordance with AIDS Resource Center Ohio’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy, pre-employment drug testing will be administered.
(N) None: the activity does not place a physical demand on the position
(O) Occasionally: the activity is performed up to 20% of the time
(F) Frequently: the activity is performed from 21% - 50% of the time
(C) Constantly: the activity is performed at least 51% of the time
Activity Frequency Activity Frequency
Lifting O Reaching O
Carrying F Handling O
Pushing O Finger Dexterity C
Pulling O Feeling O
Standing O Talking C
Walking F Ordinary Conversation C
Sitting C Loud Talking O
Climbing N Hearing C
Balancing N Susceptible to several interruptions C
Work at Heights N Other O
Stooping O Repetitive Motion F
Crouching O Seeing C
Kneeling N Work with others to accomplish work C
Crawling N Work alone to accomplish work F
Transporting Clients O
The employee must regularly lift and carry small packages of up to 25 pounds. The employee must occasionally carry supplies, materials, displays, and audio visual aids weighing up to 50 pounds to and from their car and to other locations within or outside of the office.
OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS PRESENT
Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens. Otherwise, there are no known occupational hazards in performing the job.