HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Behavioral Health Therapist (PRN) in Largo, Florida

Largo Medical Center is a 425-bed teaching hospital serving the community from two campuses. The facility is part of the HCA West Florida Hospital division, which is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery, and diagnostic imaging facilities that meet the healthcare needs of residents and businesses in West Florida communities. Last year the HCA West Florida Division treated approximately 1 million patients. Our parent company, HCA, is the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services operating 163 hospitals and 112 outpatient centers nationwide.

The Behavioral Health Therapist is responsible for the following: * Performs psychosocial and behavioral assessments of patients and families to identify emotional, social, and environmental concerns associated with patients' diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation. * Works collaboratively with interdisciplinary team, patients, and family members to develop an effective treatment plan. * Performs individual and group therapy sessions, crisis intervention and other education and counseling in accordance with patients' individual treatment plans. * Maintains knowledge of community resources and serves as a liaison in obtaining needed support. * Maintains working knowledge of relevant medical/legal issues that impact patient care, e.g., advance directives, child and elder abuse. * Assist with screening, identification and management of victims of abuse, neglect, domestic violence, rape, etc. Makes referrals as appropriate and serves as resource for the health care team. * Accurately documents the administration of care in the patient record in a timely manner. * Participates in rounding and proactively responds to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and positively impact overall patient experience. * Contributes to a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment

  • Master’s degree in a human services related field (Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health, or Counseling)
  • Advanced educational preparation or experience in the area of clinical practice and/or management
  • Currently licensed in Florida as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage and Family Counselor (LMFT). Also consider MSW's working toward licensure.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) required within 30 days of hire
  • Current CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) required within 30 days of hire

Title: Behavioral Health Therapist (PRN)

Location: Florida-Largo-Largo Medical Center - Indian Rocks

Requisition ID: 00144-10087