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Group Facilitator

Company: McLean Hospital(MCL)
Location: Middleboro
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Description - ExternalAll McLean team members are encouraged to consistently demonstrate our values of integrity, kindness, respect, diversity, collaboration, excellence and innovation in their work activities and interactions. This psotion will cover both adult units on the Oak St campusThe incumbent is responsible for facilitating group psychotherapy on the Adult Psychotic Disordersinpatient unit, along with facilitating individual therapy which focuses on the application and acquisition of skills addressed in groups. Groups will fit within the following frameworks: 1) Educational, 2) social interaction, 3) community making. Work with the specific unit's Inpatient Group Coordinator to facilitate group experiences and support the needs of the identified client population.Additionally, they are encouraged to participate in other hospital activities including, as time allows, committees, teaching, trainings, and research.Facilitates group and/or individual therapy with clients as assigned. Interventions should be structured appropriately to the specific clientele being served. Facilitator will be responsible for both set-up before and clean up after the group occurs.Provides a non-judgmental environment in which clients can process and verbalize personal insight and awareness of their issues.When appropriate, provide consultation to clinical teams based on specific areas of expertise/training.Documents inpatient hospital group forms within established time parameters and in accordance with hospital procedures.Follows all established unit and clinical protocols.Reviews and contributes to specified program's Group Resources Manual, which details group descriptions, goals, methods, and resources.Maintains contact with other clinical staff and unit leadership through participation in rounds, staff meetings, multi-disciplinary meetings, treatment planning meetings, and other meetings as necessary.Consults with program staff in development of skills training groups.Alerts appropriate staff (e.g. Nurse Director, Medical and/or Clinical Director, Treatment Teams) of emergent clinical issues that occur during group sessions.Participates in group therapy training opportunities when required.Reports to Inpatient Group Therapy Coordinator for supervision and Nurse Director (or other identified program lead) for performance evaluations.Qualifications Qualifications - ExternalEducation; Master's Degree (MA) or a graduate student in a recognized clinical/counseling or related behavioral health training program, including: Expressive Therapy, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Educational Psychology, Psychology, Psychiatry.Experience; Previous Group and individual therapy experience preferred.Candidates should be organized, timely, and possess good interpersonal skills to effectively communicate within a multi-disciplined teamAbility to set and maintain appropriate boundariesExperience with empirically supported/validated group therapy skills (i.e. CBT, ACT, MI, DBT) is preferred.See departmental competency list if applicableAll employees must possess basic computer skills to use a variety of electronic or online systems for communication, clinical and administrative purposesRequired to complete electronic medical records training and demonstrate 80% accuracy on competency test within 30 days of hireEEO Statement It is the policy of McLean Hospital to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing employees without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or a condition related to pregnancy including, but not limited to, lactation or the need to express breast milk for a nursing child, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation.

Keywords: McLean Hospital(MCL), Brockton , Group Facilitator, Other , Middleboro, Massachusetts

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