Eating Disorders Outpatient Therapist

$50,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • New Oakland Family Centers
  • 2520 S Telegraph Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302, USA
  • May 23, 2024
Full time, Part time, Contractor, 1099 Health Care Other Career Field

Job Description

New Oakland Family Centers provides comprehensive behavioral health and substance abuse services for consumers across various counties in Michigan, in both, outpatient and partial hospitalization settings.

Location: Bloomfield Hills 

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm or other fulltime equivalent

Reports To: President / Clinical Director / Clinical Supervisor

Compensation: Salaried employee. Commensurate with experience. Signing bonuses are available for eligible candidates. 

Position Summary: The Eating Disorders Outpatient Therapist is a full-time position comprised of multiple clinical and administrative responsibilities related to the specialized FACE to FACE Eating Disorders Partial Hospitalization Program. This position will require working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide the highest quality of care to consumers who have eating disorders including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder in an acute, partial hospital setting.

This programming offers the same comprehensive care as in our FACE to FACE Partial Hospitalization day Program with the addition of specialized care for eating disorders. This care includes, but is not limited to: individual, family and group therapies that address the eating disorder and its underlying mood and/or anxiety issues; dietetic services; nursing assessments including lab and vital monitoring and supervised meal-time.

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task.
  • Strong use of time management and self-motivational skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.

Essential Duties / Functions:

  • Provide high quality, compassionate and ethical services to children, adolescents, adults and families following a person-centered approach and in accordance to the Agency’s policies and procedures.
  • Provide assessments, intakes, individual, family and/or group therapy as needed in accordance with professional standards and policies/procedures of the facility.
  • Maintain fulltime billing requirements (35+ billed SALs per week).
  • Develop and/or follow treatment plans using a person-centered process.
  • Complete discharge planning and coordination of care as required.
  • Complete documentation as required by the clinic’s policies/procedures.
  • Complete Utilization Review assignments including but not limited to obtaining authorizations for services provided.
  • Maintain case files within electronic medical record (EMR) that are up to date and in compliance with clinic’s policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate as a positive member of the clinic environment.
  • Maintain good standing with the appropriate board and insurance entities. Complete all recommended continuing education requirements to keep licensure current.
  • Attend meetings as required.
  • Fulfillment of all initial and ongoing training requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Master’s degree and licensure in social work, counseling or psychology is required. Full licensure highly preferred. Must be able to work well with all types of people and all populations including children, adolescents, and adults. Two years of Eating Disorder Treatment experience is preferred, but training is available for those who are interested in committing to working with the ED population.

Working Conditions: Staff is to dress professionally at all times and will need to be prepared to be actively involved with consumers.