Requisition Number: PA090-THERA-H-06-2020-02
Job Title: Therapist
City: Quakertown
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: N/A
Minimum Years of Experience: N/A
Salary Range: $31.25

Therapist

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Description/Job Summary

This position assist to provide oversight and direction for the implementation of clinical initiatives, clinical practices, daily intervention strategies and systems related to program design, service delivery and clinical standards according to PA 5310 regulations and best practice.  A commitment to RHD values must be demonstrated as job responsibilities are performed.


Responsibilities/Duties

  • Assess current clinical programming and practices in the RHD PIER LTSR program
  • Provide ongoing trainings regarding the positive impact of clinical work on the individuals’ functional potential
  • Ensure that clinical and evidence based practices are incorporated into the development and expansion of services throughout the RHD PIER LTSR program
  • Identify and implement clinical initiatives consistent with best and evidence based practice standards of work with the MH/BH population i.e., Trauma Informed Care, Person-Centered Planning, Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Provide ongoing education opportunities to enhance the competencies of all staff in the provision of services that support best and evidence based practices
  • Collaborate regularly with Program Directors, Operations Director and leadership teams to provide clinically appropriate services to the individuals served
  • Formalize models tailored to specific needs for the LTSR population and/or individual and support the programs in maintaining fidelity to the model established
  • Assist with the assessment of individuals considering RHD as a provider, the development and implementation of services to meet the identified needs of the individuals
  • Provide ongoing assessment of an individual’s program implementation, modify services as indicated, and train staff in the modifications
  • Actively participate in interdisciplinary team meetings with the program, region and community entities
  • Provide clinical services 1:1 and/or group milieu to identified individuals
  • Maintain a minimum of 24 hours of in-service training per calendar year
  • Represent RHD in a professional manner and model leadership and professional boundaries at all times
  • Complete other duties as requested or assigned

Required Experience


  • Three years’ experience working with individuals with Emotional, Behavioral or developmental disabilities

Required Education

  • Master’s Degree in social work, counselling, psychology or human services required.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in social work, counselling, psychology or human services required, Licesnure required or ability to recive license in 18 months.
  • Three years’ experience working with individuals with Emotional, Behavioral or developmental disabilities
  • Experience working with the MH/BH population preferred
  • Experience with Applied Behavior Analysis preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • Abilityof utilize and navigate Microsoft programs and applications

Program Summary


The PIER (Pledge for Independence, Empowerment & Recovery) program is a new program located in Bucks County.  The eight bed co-ed Long Term Structured Residential (LTSR) serves individuals with mental and behavioral health disabilities.  Beds are alocated to Bucks County unless otherwise approved by Bucks County Behavioral Health (BCBH) and Bucks County Department of Mental Health/ Development Programs (MH/DP).


Resources for Human Development, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran or disability status.

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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.