Therapist

*Position Title: Therapist
*Company Name: KVC Health Systems, Inc.
*Description of Job and Duties: KVC Health Systems, Inc. is an integrated human services provider committed to enriching the lives of children and families through medical and behavioral health care, social services and education. We are seeking a On-Call and Weekend Therapist to join our Prairie Ridge Hospital team in Kansas City, KS.

As our On-Call and Weekend Therapist, you will be required staff to call in on both Saturday and Sunday, and/or on a holiday, to check if there have been admissions.  This position will then come to our  Prairie Ridge Hospital in Kansas City, KS to work up all admissions within the 24 hour time period required of our hospital/residential standards, completing a comprehensive intake evaluation and being accountable to complete initial and master treatment plans.
Additional responsibilities for our Therapists include:
• Completing two week and thirty day treatment reviews • Writing discharge summaries • Being available for consultation on a 24/7 hour on-call basis • Providing proficient crisis intervention • Providing advocacy with schools and other community avenues • Ensuring comprehensive knowledge of child’s history, plan of care, and discharge plan • Maintaining compliance with state, federal, and JCAHO guidelines • Collaborating with hospitals liaisons, mental health centers, and the community to collective address individuals needs of the patients

Job Requirements
As our On Call and Weekend Therapist with a background in mental health/ social services, you must have a Master’s degree in Social Work (LMSW), family therapy (LMFT & LCMFT), counseling (LPC & LCPC) or Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW) from an accredited institution and licensed to practice in the State of Kansas.

Please apply today!

Additional requirements include:
Availability to work on-call, including weekends and holidays • LMSW or LSCW and/or another approved license with Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board to practice in the capacity of this position with an exception approved by KDHE • Minimum of one year supervised experience in providing individual, family and group therapy to children and/or adolescents; documenting course work in child/adolescent development and individual, family and group counseling • Must have strong communication skills (verbal and written) • Must have strong case management skills, as well as being adaptable • Must have strong decision making, time management and organizational skills




*Contact Name: Peter Barnollar
*Contact Phone: 913.890.7475
*Contact Email Address: pbarndollar@kvc.org Contact Address:
Special Instructions for Applying: Please visit our website at www.kvc.org and select the Employment link at the top of the page.  

Job Title: Therapist
Requisition #: 14-0128