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Osawatomie State Hospital Clinical Therapist in Osawatomie, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12826663 About the Position:

Who can apply: Anyone

Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified

Full/Part-time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

Work Schedule: 08:00am 04:30pm

Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes

Veterans Preference Eligible: Yes

Search Keywords: Clinical Therapist, Social Worker, Psychologist, Psychotherapist


Hourly Pay Range: \$31.22 - \$35.25/hour

TEMPORARY additional differential of \$4.00/hr for all hours worked.

* Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.

Employment Benefits:

Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage

Sick & Vacation leave

Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave

Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)

Employee discounts with the STAR Program

Retirement and deferred compensation programs

Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information

Position is located at Osawatomie State Hospital, days/hours may vary. This position may require you to work weekends. A negative drug screen is required as a condition of employment.

All employees are expected to work in a harmonious and cooperative fashion with other staff to provide efficient and effective customer service: to use free time as available to assist other staff in the completion of work assignments and perform other tasks as needed; to contribute to a positive work environment through a positive, helpful, courteous demeanor towards staff, customers and the general public; and to adhere to appropriate standards of conduct regarding the use of leave, reports to work on time and in the designated fashion.

The purpose of the Clinical Therapist position is to provide therapeutic groups, individual therapy, treatment planning and assessments for the patients admitted to the hospital. The incumbent is identified as the primary therapist that assists the patient throughout their hospital stay with any situations related to their psychiatric care and treatment. This includes routine understanding of the therapy process, crisis intervention, assistance in post-discharge support to reduce re-hospitalization, revisions to the treatment plan and working across disciplines or with the Treatment Team.

The essential functions of this position require physical strength to frequently push, pull, twist, bend, squat, walk, stand for extended periods of time, lift and/or restrain residents with or without assistance and respond to aggressive resident behavior with specific, trained techniques. Must be able to observe and respond to residents in distress.

Osawatomie State Hospital Adair Acute Care is funded in part by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and is subject to requirements bestowed by Federal and State levels of government conditions of participation.


Education: Masters as a Social Worker, Psychologist, Psychotherapist

Licensing & Certification: At the time of appointment, candidates for this position must possess a license or temporary license to practice as a Psychologist, Social Worker, or Psychotherapist in the State of Kansas with a masters degree.

Minimum Qualifications: Licensed to practice in the State of Kansas with Masters

Preferred Qualifications: Two years providing therapy to individuals in an inpatient setting.

Positions in this class require that at the time of appointment the selected candidate must take and pass a drug screening test approved by the Division of Personnel Services. Persons hired must also pass a law enforcement security clearance in compliance with policies of the Department of Aging and Disability Services.