Outpatient Therapist – PT ASL Fluent

Outpatient Therapist for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (must be fluent in ASL)

ABOUT PITTSBURGH MERCY

We’re a person-centered and trauma-informed organization treating our area’s most vulnerable populations. We work with individuals providing assessment, individual and group therapy, and view them as equal partners when planning, developing, and monitoring care.

 

Our mission is to be a compassionate, transforming presence within our communities. We reach out to offer help – and hope – to people who are experiencing:

  • Mental illness and substance abuse
  • Physical health needs
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Traumatic events or circumstances, including homelessness + abuse

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Our Outpatient Therapist provides assessment, individual and group therapy to our Deaf and Hard of Hearing population. We work with individuals who experience behavioral health needs including mental health and substance use disorders.  We’re looking for people who demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles, practices, and procedures involved in a cross-disciplinary mental health program, and who can distinguish between emergent/urgent needs and ongoing clinical work. The candidate must be fluent in ASL and understanding the needs specific to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. Other skills to lead to success include time management skills to meet documentation and caseload management needs. All of our Therapists are responsible for maintaining clinical documentation according to Federal, State, County, and Organizational policies and procedures.)

 

ABOUT YOU

Are you able to work independently and as a team player? While all of our therapists are expected to manage their caseloads and function independently, they’ll also collaborate with others in a team-based approach to care. If this sounds like you, please apply today!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS

Master’s Degree in Human Service related field. Must be fluent in ASL. Preferably with two years of experience required providing behavioral health therapy. This position requires Act 33/34 Clearances, a valid PA driver’s license, and access to a vehicle.

Monday through Friday mostly daylight hours with some evenings and flexibility to meet the needs of persons served