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Behavioral Health Therapist - Inpatient and Partial Hospital Program - Pool

Location:  Waukesha
Job Type:  Day/PM Rotation
Weekly Hours:  0.4

We Are Hiring:  Behavioral Health Therapist - Inpatient and Partial Hospital Program - Pool  


Begin your story with ProHealth Care. ProHealth Care was recognized in 2020 by Forbes as the best-in-state employer for Wisconsin. The award is a testament to the more than 5,000 employees and providers who have spoken up about their love for their jobs and the work that they do. Enjoy our video series featuring our own employees sharing why they choose ProHealth Care and what they enjoy about working here.


At ProHealth Care, we offer a culture that's warm, welcoming, and vibrant. Additionally, we offer a generous benefits plan and resources to help you further your education. After all, it's the way you should be treated.



Culture is built every day, and we want you to be a part of this. If you're like us and are passionate about providing exceptional patient care, we'd like to meet you!


Schedule Details: Ability to work day or part of pm shift to cover groups for Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and Inpatient Behavioral Health. Hours are typically 0800-1630 for PHP and between 0800-1930 for inpatient. 


What You Will Do:

The Behavioral Health Therapist I is a Masters-level provider working toward WI state licensure and certification/specialty authorization to treat substance use disorders, who provides clinical behavioral health services and coordination of care to patients, families and referral sources engaged with ProHealth Care.  Services include those provided on the inpatient behavioral health unit, in the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), in the Intensive Outpatient or Opioid Dependence Programs, patients connected to providers within the Behavioral Health Services Outpatient Department, and patients engaged in services through the Assessment & Referral department as well as patients throughout the ProHealth Care system needing behavioral health services and service coordination.

Responsibilities on Inpatient BH Unit (1SE) and PHP:
•Facilitates group and family therapy sessions
•Develops, implements and evaluates treatment plans with treatment team
•Conducts insurance utilization reviews and participates in discharge planning
•Coordinates care with internal/external providers
•Participates in multidisciplinary team meetings, staffings and unit meetings
• Assists in maintaining the safety of the department and milieu management
•Participates and contributes in departmental process improvement initiatives
•Serves as a clinical resource to department staff on the availability of community resources
Additional PHP Responsibilities:
•Case manages patients in the program as assigned
Assessment & Referral Responsibilities:
•Conducts behavioral health assessments, provides diagnoses using the DSM 5 or current version, makes appropriate recommendations for treatment
•Provides behavioral health assessment, recommendations and referral services upon request from Emergency Department staff and other PHC departments, including the medical units of both PHC hospitals
•Facilitates admissions to PHC Behavioral Health Services programs
•Administers short-term and urgent individual and family counseling services in an office setting
•Provides information to insurance care managers / managed care organizations for authorization of recommended treatment
•Keeps current on the knowledge of community, county, state and federal resources related to patient behavioral health care needs
•Collaborates with other departments as needed
•Develops and maintains positive relationships with referral sources *CA #LI-MO

You Will Need:

  • Meets state of WI requirements for licensure/certification in accordance with their Masters degree (CAPSW, LCSW for MSW; LPC-IT or LPC for MS, MA, all others) and meets state of WI requirements for certification as a substance use counselor (SAC-IT, SAC, or CSAC) or ability to meet all requirements within (6) months of hire
  • Completion of Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training within (6) months of hire
  • Masters degree with emphasis in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related behavioral health science or ability to meet educational requirements within (6) months of hire
  • Graduate internship/field placement/practicum in a behavioral health setting
  • Advanced training in family/ group therapy facilitation preferred
  • Regular participation in educational programs designed to increase professional competence and to inform of new developments, issues and approaches in behavioral health treatment
  • 1-2 years post-graduate experience in the field of mental health and/or substance use disorder treatment


Why Join ProHealth Care: 

We have nearly 5,000 dedicated clinical and non-clinical employees and physicians who work together every day to serve the health and well-being of our community. At ProHealth Care everyone contributes to the care our patients receive. And, everyone is treated with kindness and respect in our welcoming environment.


This Position Will Offer You:

  • Engaging and community focused culture
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Opportunity for professional career growth
  • Robust benefits including: Generous PTO; Choices in insurance; HSA; Tuition reimbursement; immediate 401K match; discounted tickets to various entertainment, social and sporting events


ProHealth Care is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive work environment and values the perspectives of our people. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Do You Fit at ProHealth Care?

Here at ProHealth Care, we strive to be the best we can be, while continually improving the care we deliver. With patient care at the center of all we do, it is ingrained into our culture to attract the best and the brightest to ProHealth Care. We have a promise to our patients and employees: The way you should be treated. We live by this commitment and remain dedicated to creating a warm, safe and welcoming environment.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee