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AdventHealth Behavioral Health Clinical Licensed Therapist-Outpatient in Shawnee, Kansas


Behavioral Health Clinical Licensed Therapist Outpatient Full-Time Days – AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Vision, Medical & Dental Benefits from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time- 40 hours/week.

Part-time options available

Shift :



Location: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

9100 West 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

The community you’ll be caring for:

At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center, you're more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, and a wide variety of medical services, all at our hospital in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

The role you’ll contribute:

Provides behavioral health therapy services

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Conducts comprehensive assessments to include risk assessment and establishes therapy treatment objectives

  • Provides referrals for patients within the agency and community

  • Administers individual, family, and group therapy sessions

  • Documents therapy observations and maintains records, while adhering to confidentiality protocols

  • Evaluates patient progress and therapy intervention effectiveness

  • Provides patients information about community resources and therapeutic activities

  • Works directly with patients, family members, physicians, and community providers to ensure collaborative and continuous care

  • Maintains solid clinical skills including knowledge of DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5, community resources, process of payor source identification, and short-term intervention strategies

  • Evaluate patient data, develops and implements a treatment plan for the patient

  • Responsible for performing psychosocial assessments on patients to determine social service needs, diagnosis and treatment plan. The assessment to be completed within 60 hours of admission

  • Identify and intervene for suspected abuse, including sensitivity to age specific concerns

  • Participate in the multidisciplinary treatment team meetings, providing clinical input

  • Formulates discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary treatment team, the patient and the family. Assure outpatient appointments are scheduled upon inpatient discharge

  • Coordinates the continuum of care of patients between Behavioral Health Programs

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the involuntary commitment process

  • Opt-In participation in Emergency Notification System as applicable to facility

  • Performs other duties as assigned


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:


  • Ability to gather individual patient assessment data, including individualized treatment plans, and referrals

  • Ability to analyze and assess data, techniques, methodology, equipment operations, and quality control to ensure that information is obtained and presented accurately

  • Ability to master educational, counseling, and administrative principles, theories, techniques, and practices

  • Ability to work collaboratively as a dynamic treatment team member

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

  • Suggest and participate in process improvement opportunities in the performance of duties


  • Masters and 2+ years experience

  • Master's degree in social work, psychology, or related field

  • Two years of relevant experience


  • Basic Life Support

  • Licensed in Kansas

  • Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker OR Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor OR Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist OR Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist

  • Formal De-escalation Training – must be obtained within 90 days of employment

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Behavioral

Organization: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Req ID: 22031197

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.