Job Description

Location: St. Luke's Behavioral Health Center
Posted Date: 6/14/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 4001.50160 Emergency Psych

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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Responsible for conducting group and individual therapy and documenting client status and response to

treatment. Implements interventions appropriately, according to patients individualized needs and plan of care to

moderate/stabilize symptoms. Collaborates and communicates effectively with patients, families, and treatment

team members to facilitate maximum client outcomes.


· Facilitates group treatment modalities within scope of practice, as assigned by the Program Coordinator,

using approved curriculum and standard group facilitation techniques. Completes a progress note for

every client that attended their groups.

· Develops therapeutic relationship with individual clients in program; provides regular opportunities for

one-to-one interaction with client’s when requested by Program Coordinator.

· Demonstrates advanced level of crisis intervention skills and diversional techniques, as appropriate then

interacting with patient and family members.

· Demonstrates the ability to assess patient’s immediate needs as well as coordinate and evaluate all

pertinent resources existing to expedite patient’s return to baseline functioning.

· Conducts initial psych-social and/or substance abuse assessments of new clients when requested by the

Program Coordinator.

· Demonstrates the use of advanced level critical thinking skills and problems solving abilities in

recommending levels of care.

· Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful/emergency situations.

· Consults other departments and/or agencies, as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach

to the patient’s needs.

· Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians/directors/charge nurse/ coworkers.

· Interacts professionally with patient/family and always treats patients/families with respect and dignity;

ensures patient confidentiality. Provides service guided by ethical principles and in accordance with

applicable laws.

· Contributes to the team concept and maintains a positive working relationship, both within the

department and with other departments, assisting when a need is observed or requested, and offers

constructive suggestions for improvement instead of complaints.

· Documentation reflects departmental protocol and supports policies and procedures.

· Can manage and operate unit equipment safely and correctly.

· Demonstrates knowledge of current patient safety goals and policies.

· Participates in the clinical development of self and others to provide for personal growth, unit clinical

competency, and position retention.

· Demonstrates leadership ability by assuming responsibility and accountability for assigned department

activities and healthcare system goals.

· Demonstrates an advanced level of ability to meet the demands of patients who exhibit a variety of

stressor and/or pathology.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: (Examples: Ability to work independently and take initiative; Good judgment and problem-solving skills; Communication skills; Interpersonal and organizational skills; Level of confidentiality)


Works to make a positive impression on patients, medical staff, guests, visitors and coworkers. Protects the

privacy and dignity of our patients. Shows concern by anticipating patient needs and adapting to their



Works with others as a team member. Recognizes the dignity of each person and shows respect for one

another. Works to resolve concerns and complaints promptly and effectively.


Demonstrates kindness through words and actions. Maintains a safe and clean hospital environment.

Maintains a clean, neat, and professional appearance. Embraces the change process as an effective tool for

personal, professional, and organizational growth.


Demonstrates responsiveness to the needs of our patients, coworkers and others. Informs patients and

others about waits, delays and other possible inconveniences. Communicates in caring and appropriate


Language Skills

Ability to read and communicate effective in English. Additional languages preferred.

Basic computer knowledge


· Master’s degree from an accredited university in behavioral health field – Psychology, Marriage and

Family Counseling, Social Work, Professional Counseling, Substance Abuse.

· Current license as a LAC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, LAMFT, or LMFT.

· Two years of crisis and/or assessment experience preferred.

· Biannual CPR certification and completion of mid-cycle CPR demonstration.

· Current Level 1 fingerprint clearance card

· Clinical supervision, if required.

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