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Intern - Mental Health Therapist - Horizons

Company: Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Inc.
Location: Hutchinson
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

The Student Internship Program at Horizons Mental Health Center (HMHC) provide an opportunity for students in a master's level therapy program to gain practical work experience in the area of counseling, behavioral health, and human services. The intern position supports the promotion of individual growth in consumers presenting to HMHC seeking mental health support.

HMHC is a Kansas, not-for-profit organization, committed to providing comprehensive mental health services to individuals in Kingman, Pratt, Reno, Harper, and Barber Counties. Our positions include a variety of benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, holiday time off, flexible schedules, supervision opportunities for non-independently licensed staff, opportunities for tuition reimbursement, opportunity for remote work should the position allow, training opportunities, and ability to advance within the agency.


* Provides outpatient behavioral health treatment, with the guidance of the university and placement supervisor, to include individual, family and group therapy (caseload determined by hours needed to fulfill internship)
* Collaborates with individuals being serviced in a compassionate, culturally responsive and trauma informed manner to develop effective treatment plans that reflect the individual's specific needs
* Completes intakes, diagnostic assessments, and mental status exams on consumers entering services and thereafter every 90 days or as medically necessary
* Implements medically necessary treatment services and clinical determination of Level of Care for all consumers
* Provides assessment and treatment to consumers in crisis, in conjunction with other clinical staff to include providing support and safety planning
* Participates in care coordination through collaboration with consumers, family, other treatment team members and community agencies around treatment planning
* Engages in opportunities to meet with different departments within Horizons to learn about different services offered and tools implemented in a variety of areas to provide high quality mental health treatment
* Articulates all service provisions through timely and quality record documentation.
* Completes necessary trainings and competency reviews as assigned
* Participates in individual and/or group supervision on a weekly bases with an assigned placement supervisor and maintains contact in between supervision with other needs
* Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to the development of therapy skills and evidenced-based practices
* Other duties as assigned.


* Knowledge of various theoretical treatments and practice applications.
* Ability to work with a wide range of ages and life circumstances
* Professional verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to learn, understand and utilize various telehealth and documentation software


* Experience managing treatment plans and working with a treatment team
* Training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and other evidenced based treatments.


* Integrity:
* A personal presence which is characterized by a sense of honesty and the willingness to do the right thing.
* The ability to role model, inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System.

* Compassion:
* A personal presence which is characterized by a sense of caring that is reflected in a high level of empathy and customer service with all that we come in contact.
* Ability to manage conflict, consider other points of view, and offer alternative solutions without jeopardizing overall project direction and the ability to manage customer expectations.

* Accountability:
* Demonstrated track record of ownership of situations, projects and issues.
* Able to work autonomously and have a high degree of flexibility to adapt to changing projects, priorities and work volumes.

* Respect:
* Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a diverse population.
* Treat all internal and external customers with a positive, proactive service orientation.

* Excellence:
* Strong communication and presentation skills with a proven ability to influence and lead teams to conclusion/decision making.
* Proven ability to think strategically but also must be able to lead day-to-day tactical processes.
* Demonstrated ability to manage and provide coaching and leadership on complex projects.
* Must be able to lead and/or facilitate process improvement.


* Must be currently working towards the fulfillment of internship hours under the supervision of an accredited program for a masters degree in a mental health clinical field


* Three to five years of experience working with diagnosing and treating the SPMI/SMI or SED populations.
* Understand integrating care with other providers.
* Three to five years of experience working with diverse client population including high-risk populations.


* All necessary trainings for delivering specialized care, including all applicable trainings for being a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP).
* Must pass all background checks
* Valid Driver's License


* Substance Use Disorder licensure.

We offer competitive pay, a generous benefit package and a reason to be proud of what you do, every day.

Keywords: Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Inc., Hutchinson , Intern - Mental Health Therapist - Horizons, Healthcare , Hutchinson, Kansas

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