How You'll Make a Difference:
Under the supervision of licensed provider conducts patient assessments and provides psychotherapy and other related therapies to individuals, couples, families or groups of patients. Follows established policies and procedures of assigned service area.
Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team by reviewing assessment data, case management, intake and other discipline data. Ensures goals identified in the treatment plan are clinically appropriate to the stated problems, developmentally focused, measurable and achievable within current anticipated lengths of stay, updates treatment plans as appropriate.
Performs patient psychosocial assessments to determine appropriate intervention and care plan, goal determination and treatment planning altering same as case warrants. Contacts families, where appropriate, for collateral information and discharge planning. Facilitates family meetings with members of the interdisciplinary team.
In collaboration with clinical supervisor provides and documents individual and group psychotherapy to patients and families. Provides family therapy as appropriate. Understands and utilizes brief therapy model as appropriate.
Obtains feedback and documented review from clinical supervisor for all clinical services provided.
Accurately completes all documentation responsibilities as outlined in department/service area procedures within established timelines. Documentation responsibilities include but are not limited to: treatment plans, progress notes, discharge summaries, aftercare plans, records for billing, etc.
Works cooperatively with other professional and non-professional staff to identify and resolve problems in the service delivery systems, ultimately improving the quality of patient care.
Acts as a liaison with referral sources to ensure continuity of care and discharge planning. Facilitates timely and appropriate referrals to other community resource networks such as outpatient providers of mental health and AODA services, home health agencies, residential treatment facilities and other community agencies specializing in financial, housing, child care and transportation services. Documents these activities appropriately.
Assists with crisis intervention and interviewing with emergencies utilizing proper procedures.
Maintains clinical expertise through attendance at appropriate education sessions and periodic case presentation during clinical consultation.
Promotes constructive approaches to problem solving within the department and takes an active role in quality improvement programs.
What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications
Professional Counselor Training license issued by the state of Wisconsin, or
Marriage and Family Therapist Training license issued by the state of Wisconsin, or
Social Worker, Adv Practice license issued by the state of Wisconsin.
Master's Degree in Social Work, or
Master's Degree in Psychology, Clinical, or
Master's Degree in Psychology, Educational, or
Master's Degree in Psychology, Counseling or related field.
Required Functional Experience
No experience required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Some positions may be restricted to individuals with Master's Degree in Social Work and the Advanced Practice Social Worker Training License upon hire.Some positions may also require one of the following Substance Abuse licenses upon hire, Substance Abuse Counselor-In-Training, Substance Abuse Counselor, Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor, or Clinical Supervisor-In-Training.Must exhibit good command of social work knowledge, principles and methods and the ability to apply these in a behavioral health setting.Good written and verbal communication skills.Demonstrates the ability to function in a complex mental health delivery system.
Monday – Friday with possible Saturday and Holiday coverage
12:30pm to 9:00PM
Mental Health Iop
1220 Dewey Ave
At Aurora Health Care:
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.
Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.