Behavioral Svc Psychotherapist - Full Time Days - Detroit

Behavioral Health
1812090 Requisition #
Share this Job


Provides evidence based care in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness and substance use disorders within an interdisciplinary team. Also provides individual, conjoint, group and family psychotherapy; in addition to crisis intervention services, as needed. Ensures that the quality of care is safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable.


Patient Care

1. Conducts diagnostic and psychosocial assessments and treatment planning to determine the appropriate level of care and services for patients and their families

2. Provides evidence-based care in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders and substance use disorders in children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients (as qualified) in an outpatient setting.

3. Performs evidence-based psychotherapy including individual, conjoint, family, group and didactic as qualified.

4. Provides urgent consultation/evaluations and crisis services as necessary to stabilize patient functioning and maintain continuity of care.

5. Completes all clinical documentation in a timely manner and in accordance with state and Federal regulatory agencies and Henry Ford Behavioral Health standards and expectations.

6. Ensures access for patient appointments is timely and in accordance with clinic expectations and standards.


Quality Management

1. Compliance with all accreditors and regulators (JCAHO, Blue Cross, Medicare, HIPPA)

2. Participates in Departmental Quality Improvement initiatives, including but not limited to patient satisfaction and outcome studies.


Maintain Financial Health

1. Partners with Department leadership to maintain the financial health of the Department of Psychiatry, by maintaining departmental productivity/utilization expectations and optimizing the revenue cycle.

2. Performs and complies with all managed care practice and standards including but not limited to obtaining appropriate pre and re-authorizations for service, providing timely feedback to referral sources and case managers.


1. Participates in the education, either by didactic presentations or clinical supervision of Departmental trainees as qualified.

2. Attainment of 15 hours of continuing education credits per year.

3. Completes Annual Mandatory Educational Courses as assignment by BHS and/or HFHS.

4. Maintains core competencies as defined by Behavioral Health

5. Partners and collaborates with the BHS research enterprise to fulfill the academic mission of the Department of Psychiatry.

6. Schedules and attends work reviews with assigned licensed psychologist as required by the Board of Psychology and maintains records of this supervision, if applicable by graduate degree.



1. Works collaboratively with all staff to ensure quality of care and an optimal work environment.

2. Partners with Leadership to support departmental mission, vision, and values.

3. Attends all Departmental, Clinic and Treatment Team meetings.

4. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.


 Master's (or Doctoral) degree in clinical or counseling psychology with one year supervised post masters experience;



 Master’s degree in Social Work with two years post Master’s experience in mental health/chemical dependency setting



Licensed Psychologist; OR Limited Licensed Psychologist; OR Licensed Master’s in Social Work


       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness

       and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other

       benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Previous Job Searches

My Profile

Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.

Go to Profile

My Submissions

Track your opportunities.

My Submissions

Similar Listings

Detroit, Michigan

📁 Behavioral Health

Detroit, Michigan

📁 Behavioral Health

Detroit, Michigan

📁 Behavioral Health