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Primary Therapist

Company: Rochester General Health System
Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker provides Mental Health/Chemical Dependency diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, and evidence-based interventions for people who have mental illness and addiction. Treatment is provided in the context of a multidisciplinary clinical team, supervised by a physician. Leadership and/or supervisory duties as delegated by manager. Provide superior customer service by modeling the Rochester Regional Core Values and professional conduct guided by the NASW Social Work Code of Ethics.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Rochester Mental Health Center - Hart Building

DEPARTMNET: Behavioral Health

SCHEDULE: Day/Evening/Night


Minimum Qualifications

Masters Degree in Human Services field required.

Two years of mental health experience preferred.

ACT Program only (preferred):

Supported employment, vocational assessment and/or job exploration.

Skill development related to choosing, securing and maintaining employment.

Experienced with wellness self-management.

Required Licensure / Certification Skills:

LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LCAT, LMFT or permit holder in one of these professions required. Limited permit or license required within 1 year of hire.

ACT Program:

Valid New York State Driver's License.

Approved driving record (Driving record must meet requirements of Rochester Regional Health's Motor Vehicle & Authorized Drivers Policy).

Completion of mandatory driver education upon employment.

Participation in NYS LENS program.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides initial and ongoing assessment, Evidence-Based clinical interventions to a designated caseload.
  • Develops Treatment Plans that are individualized and culturally sensitive
  • Provides individual, group, and family psychotherapy.
  • Participates functionally as a member of a multidisciplinary team in coordination and delivery of patient care.
  • Communicates in a timely and complete manner with internal and external care providers to complete ongoing assessment and to coordinate care.
  • Participates in and incorporates professional supervision and ongoing education toward quality care.
  • Utilizes efficient computer skills for electronic documentation.
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely and comprehensive manner.
  • Maintains a caseload, meeting productivity requirements as stated by the Department of Behavioral Health, and seeks to keep the incidence of failed appointments to a minimum.
  • Must maintain current licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW or LCSW-R) in NYS.
  • Undertakes planning, problem solving and quality improvement activities regarding program functioning.
  • Pursues personal and professional growth using internal and external sources available for supervision/consultation and continuing education.
  • Provides clinical supervision/consultation/instruction to therapist interns and/or less experienced staff (LMSW or other)
  • Assists Program Coordinator/Manager/Supervisors in assuring smooth, effective delivery of care in response to community requests for services.
  • Credentialing to provide professional billing for clients who's insurer allows for that provision
  • Other duties as assigned.

ACT Program and HBCI : On-Call Responsibilities required.

CD Evaluation and Child and Youth Team: off-site and in-home delivery of services to clients and families.


Keywords: Rochester General Health System, Rochester , Primary Therapist, Other , Rochester, New York

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