Behavioral Health Therapist Apprentice

  • Requisition ID: BHT Apprentice
  • Department: 200317 Behavioral Health
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Day
  • Category: Professionals

Position Purpose

This position provides clinical services to persons who have personal or interpersonal behavioral health and/or addiction problems. The incumbent in this position provides optimal patient care utilizing knowledge and skills within the context of the therapeutic process. This person is responsible for delivering problem focused, recovery oriented services to individuals, couples, families, and groups, and for meeting regulatory guidelines/standards.




Nature and Scope

Under the supervision of a board-certified clinical supervisor, the incumbent in this position must be able to work interdependently within a team framework and demonstrate an effective range of behavioral health clinical treatment skills. The person must be able to use sound clinical judgment and demonstrate competency in group and individual therapy and as determined by their discipline requirements. The incumbent must be capable of efficient case load management including planning, setting priorities, and budgeting time to ensure smooth processes and completion of work in a timely manner. The incumbent along with their clinical supervisor assumes responsibility for documenting all significant patient contact in accordance with regulatory standards. When possible, the family or those significant to the patient care considered as part of planning, intervention and evaluation efforts of the therapist. The therapist coordinates care between other professionals as needed. This person must be able to speak effectively to groups of patients or individuals, including facilitating educational workshops, contributing to staff training, or crisis support within the health system or in the community as requested or assigned.



This position does provide patient care.




The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.




Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred




Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Master’s Degree in a Social Work or Counseling.


Knowledge of hospital or mental health setting preferred but not required.





Computer / Typing:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.


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    Education Assistance

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    Paid Time Off

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    401(k) Company Match

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    Flexibile Work Environment

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