Primary Therapist II

Eating Recovery Center

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Eating Recovery Center is an international center for eating disorder recovery providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and other unspecified eating disorders. Utilizing a full continuum of care, we provide expert behavioral health and medical treatment in an environment of compassion, competence, collaboration, and integrity.

We are looking for a Primary Therapist II who will counsel individuals or groups regarding psychological or emotional problems such as stress, eating disorders, or family situations and develop and implement therapeutic treatment plans.

We are seeking skilled individuals who want to join our team:

  • In saving, strengthening and supporting patients and their families
  • In believing that it is not about the eating disorder, it is about lasting recovery
  • In practicing the belief that quality care is driven by quality people
  • In helping restore healthy lives

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Demonstrate ability to provide comprehensive and ongoing assessment resulting in appropriate treatment and discharge recommendations.
  • Create an individualized treatment plan with specific and measurable goals. Must continually monitor progress and re-evaluate appropriateness of goals, resetting as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and practice of clinical interviewing/counseling skills.
  • Ensure that patients are seen for family therapy as clinically indicated.
  • Demonstrate ability to build therapeutic rapport.
  • Encourage reluctant and/or resistant patients and/or family members to stay in program and build motivation.
  • Provide case management for each assigned case, demonstrating ability to facilitate and/or ensure the whole of patient care. Integrate all aspects of care and ease the process of treatment for the patient.
  • Facilitate groups with expertise, demonstrating ability to engage, set limits and monitor the group process.
  • Be creative in therapeutic interventions to include homework assignments, community resources, etc.
  • Complete clinical paperwork, progress notes, and group notes in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Conduct Utilization Review in timely fashion to ensure payment.
  • Demonstrate leadership in assuring continuity and quality of partial program, including curriculum development and group implementation.
  • Lead weekly staff meetings, conveying pertinent clinical information and formulating goals for the following week.
  • Have ongoing attention to discharge plan, evidenced by development of aftercare plan, transition sessions without patient treatment providers, and patient’s knowledge of available resources.
  • Complete thorough discharge summaries that reflect course of treatment and discharge recommendations.
  • Effectively communicate to other members of the treatment team about patient care and treatment.
  • Effectively and consistently communicate to referral sources and collateral providers.
  • Performs other duties assigned.

We are seeking skilled individuals who want to join our team:

  • In saving, strengthening and supporting patients and their families
  • In believing that it is not about the disorder, it is about lasting recovery
  • In practicing the belief that quality care is driven by quality people
  • In helping restore healthy lives

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s or Doctorate Degree
  • Meets therapist Core Competencies
  • Knowledge in evidence-based therapy approaches
  • Willingness to supervise others
  • At least 3 years of experience working with eating disorder patients

Required License or Certification:

  • Licensed in state of employment ( if relocating, must be licensed in prior state at time of hire and licensed in current state within 90 days of hire)

Benefits include:

  • IAEDP™ Approved Supervisors on staff
  • A competency-driven core culture aligned with our business strategy, offering a great place to work in addition to providing world-class care to our patients
  • Competitive salaries
  • Excellent fringe benefits; Health, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, Generous Paid Time Off, 401(K) with company match and Flexible Spending Account Program

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