Benefis Health System in Great Falls, Montana, has a great opportunity for a Psychologist to provide services in our Rehabilitation/ Behavioral Health Inpatient Units. This is a great opportunity to assist patients with disabilities, chronic illness, life altering medical conditions and help them overcome emotional and mental challenges related to those permanent or temporary disabilities.
Psychologists role includes:
Practice independently with a focus on rehabilitation counseling, including individual, family and group therapy
Clinical assessment, behavioral health treatment, care coordination and crisis intervention of patient and their families on the acute inpatient rehabilitation unit and the acute inpatient medical behavioral health unit
Counsel patients in government and or private disability programs and complete assessments for disability counseling needs
Provide assistance and counseling for caregivers of disabled people
Document these evaluations and treatments in an interdisciplinary care plan to meet regulatory and compliance standards of the Rehab PPS program
Help to remove the cognitive and emotional barriers that are preventing them from leading a fuller life and deal with issues related to interpersonal relationships, self-esteem or mental challenges preventing healing
Utilizes individual, family and group modalities within expected practice standards and as informed by the professional literature.
Meets with patient/family and works with treatment team to assist in developing specific, realistic, and measurable treatment goals and objectives.
Employs strategies of intervention that are consistent with empirically supported treatments and consistent with program expectations.
Providing culturally appropriate, family-centered and trauma-informed interactions and interventions across all professional and clinical settings.
Utilizes skills to collaborate effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team on the inpatient rehab unit and inpatient behavioral health unit, providing interventions, participating in rounds, and assisting with treatment and discharge planning and post-hospitalization linkage.
The Rehab Unit is a 20-bed unit with an average case load of 6-12. Managing trauma, coping, adjustment, and a holistic approach to treating the patient and family.
The Behavioral Health unit is a 20-bed unit with an average case load of 6-12 patients who are admitted with medical issues and a co-occurring mental illness.
Outpatient practice is provided in a clinic setting and provides a continuation of psychology services to Rehab and Behavioral Health patients post-acute stay.
Additional Requirements and Information:
Ability to receive licensure in the State of Montana for PhD or Psy.D
Remains current in general knowledge of psychopharmacology regarding behavioral healthcare and collaborates consistently with team Physiatrist or Psychiatrist.
Completes clinical charting and other related documentation in accordance with policy standards.
Maintains productivity expectations in the clinic setting.
As part of the treatment team, effectively coordinates client care with other service providers and community resources to assure continuity of care.
Meets regularly with Inpatient Rehabilitation and Behavioral Health Development Team.
Attends routine staff meetings.
Teaches "Skills Days" to staff and providers quarterly in areas of your expertise.
Demonstrates willingness to seek/accept direct supervision as well as respect productive feedback from colleagues and others.
Strives to maintain positive patient and family satisfaction.
Supports the philosophy, goals and mission of Benefis Health System
Work Hours and Call Coverage Flexible schedule based on census on inpatient units and desired outpatient appointment scheduling. Generally 8:00-5:00 pm, Monday - Friday. This position does not have required call obligations or weekend shifts
Compensation and Benefits Great compensation structures with guaranteed salary and RVU bonus structures with opportunities to build a successful practice based on your desire. Benefits offered to employees include: generous $5,000 CME, 8 weeks PTO, malpractice coverage + tail, health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, as well as a 403B plan with 5% match and additional pre-tax savings programs for retirement.
Community Information Great Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water& snow skiing, rock & ice climbing, boating, white-water kayaking, off-road motor sports, upland bird, waterfowl, and big-game hunting.
Benefis Health System This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you'll have the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of the state's most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 200 members on medical staff representing 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and one of Becker's Best Places To Work in Healthcare , 6 years in a row 2014 - 2019!
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Erica Martin Provider Recruitment Benefis Health System Great Falls, Montana
Eligible for independent practice state licensure in the State of Montana
As a not-for-profit community health system, Benefis is driven to provide the highest level of care. We serve nearly 230,000 residents across a 15-county region that is bigger than Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont combined. Benefis is the largest non-governmental employer in the Great Falls area, with more than 3,000 employees.Benefis has 530 licensed beds (that includes 146 beds in long-term care, 71 in assisted living and 20 beds at Peace Hospice of Montana) and partners with over 250 area physicians.Our hospital has been recognized for its exceptional work in quality care by providing a wide range of programs and services to help you live the best life possible. We’re here to help you “Live well.”Benefis Health System came about when two Christian-based hospitals became one. Our founders believed in providing good care to all in need, and trusted that this would be accomplished. The Benefis name was derived using Latin root words: "Bene-" meaning good, and "fis-" for faith and trust. It’s these same root words that make up such terms as ‘beneficial’ and ‘confidence’.Benefis has been a trusted provider of care for more than 125 years. And our name speaks to o...ur commitment: good care one can put faith in.Benefis is consistently ranked among America’s top hospitals by the nation’s leading healthcare ratings organizations for a range of services, including cancer care, joint replacement, stroke treatment, wound care and home health.To learn more about our services, continue looking through our website at WWW.BENEFIS.ORG or call 406.455.5000.