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Hospital Therapist (Crittenton Children's Center, full time evening), Full Time.

Kansas City, Missouri.



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Hospital Therapist (Crittenton Children's Center, full time evening)

  • 10918 Elm Ave, South Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64134
  • Behavioral Health Job Family
  • Full Time

Job Description​

The Opportunity:

Saint Luke’s Crittenton Children’s Center in South Kansas City, MO is seeking a Hospital Therapist to join our team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to assist the Intake Director in the planning, coordination, and evaluation of all the daily activities of the Intake Department. Your experience and expertise will allow you to successfully triage emergency and non-emergency calls, verify or coordinate the certification of all funding eligibility and benefits, along with conducting intake assessments. Join the Kansas City region's premier psychiatric care provider for children, adolescents, and their families in being “The best place to get care. The best place to give care.”

Monday – Friday, 4pm to midnight

The Work:

  • Conducts clinical interviews and recommends levels of care consistent with the treatment needs to patients and their families

  • Provides individual group and family therapy as well as case management services

  • Recommends and implements general therapeutic interventions both for individual clients and for overall program development

  • Functions as the therapist for patients and families with the psychiatrist as clinical team leader

  • Provides for additional work functions in the area of Utilization Management

We are seeking Hospital Therapists with experience working with children. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of the system and processes of mental health care. This position will require the skills necessary to develop communication systems that triage workloads on a daily basis. We are looking for someone with great communication and written skills with a warm, caring attitude. To be successful in this role, you must be detail oriented, efficient, adaptable, and capable of multitasking. This position requires you to work in a team atmosphere as well as autonomously.

If you are looking for a fast paced work environment that is rewarding as well as supportive, offering a room for self-care and tools to tackle challenges, this is the position for you.

Must have a master's degree and applicable MO license (LMSW, LPC, PLPC, LCSW).

Why Saint Luke’s?

  • Our leadership supports nurse engagement and allows their voices to be heard.

  • We value our nurses’ knowledge, experience, and expertise to improve patient outcomes and quality care.

  • The opportunity to make an impact on their unit, hospital, health system, and the healthcare industry.

  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all of their employees, click here to find out more.

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

1 year

Cert First Aid – Healthstream - Healthstream, Cert First Aid - Various, Mandt Certified - Various, Provisional License - Various

Master's Degree (Required)

Job Details

Full Time

Evening (United States of America)

"The best place to get care. The best place to give care." That is the Saint Luke's vision and, whether in a hospital, clinic, practice, or office, our more than 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Saint Luke's employees are proud of our rich history and heritage, and that we remain the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional professionals who always strive for excellence in patient care. Take this opportunity to do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive work space where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire only non-tobacco users.

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