Novant Health

Behavioral Health Therapist

Job Location US-NC-Charlotte
Job Opening ID
Presbyterian Medical Center


Novant Health is seeking an experienced Therapist II for mental health and substance use assessments that can adapt to each unique client, as well as display proficient knowledge and experience in implementing and coordinating treatment plans while considering various cultures and age groups. This therapist would be responsible for crisis assessments within the hospital setting and coordination of discharge planning and admissions. 



  • Implement treatment plan using best practice modalities and interventions to obtain optimal patient outcomes 
  • Interact and communicate with community agencies, providing liaison and referral services 
  • Communicate individualized plan of care and patient’s progress toward goals to all members of the care team including the patient and his/her chosen support system/legal guardian 
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with team members, leadership, and community providers 
  • Knowledge of psychiatric medications, psychiatric diagnosis, mental health concepts, and evidence based therapeutic interventions and treatments.  
  • Ability to establish and maintain control of violent patients, defend self and others against violent assaults, ability to react appropriately during a psychiatric crisis 
  • Ability to intervene in a therapeutic manner for behavioral patterns demonstrated by patients with a mental illness, personality disorder, abusing substances or developmental disabilities 


Why work at Novant Health? 

  • LeapFrog Grade “A” Rating 
  • Novant Health is recognized as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Forbes Best Employers for Women in 2020, Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality & 50 Best Places for Women and Managers of Diverse Backgrounds to Work 


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Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth! 


At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families, and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities. 


  • Education: Master’s degree required. Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field required.
  • Experience: One year of experience required.
  • Licensure/certification/registration: LPC, LCSW, Clinical Psychologist PMHCNS (Psych Mental Health Clinical Nurse Spec) or LMFT required. Refer to the Life Support Training Policy NH-HR-3096.
  • Additional skills required: Good working knowledge of computers. Ability to care for behavioral health age specific populations. NonViolent Crisis Intervention certification.


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".


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