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Licensed Counselor

Job Summary

A Certified Therapist is an associate level or independently certified behavioral health practitioner reporting to the Manager of Clinical Excellence. This role provides evidence-based interventions through the Collaborative Care Model to individuals (pediatric and/or adult populations) experiencing mild to moderate symptoms and utilizes evidence-based therapeutic strategies to promote symptom reduction and optimal patient outcomes. This position requires an active state certification in Massachusetts; or, Maine; New Hampshire; Vermont; Connecticut; Rhode Island with a willingness to apply for certification in Massachusetts.

Your Responsibilities

  • Delivers care to patients, based on needs of assigned Care Pod, customizing treatment plan to individual patient needs.
  • Assists and closely coordinates behavioral health care with the patient’s primary care provider and (when appropriate) other service providers.
  • Evaluates and assesses patients for common behavioral health and substance use disorders using PHQ9, GAD7, Columbia Suicide Risk Assessment, or other tools as necessary.
  • Monitors patients for changes in clinical symptoms and treatment side effects/complications, aiming to reduce symptoms.
  • Supports psychotropic medication management prescribed by PCPs, focusing on treatment adherence, side effects and other complications, and treatment effectiveness.
  • Tracks patient follow-up and clinical outcomes using a registry, records encounters in the registry and employs the system to identify and re-engage patients.
  • Develops specific mutual self-management objectives, goals, and interventions with action-oriented patients.
  • Facilitates care plan adjustments for patients who are not improving, including modifications in medications or psychosocial treatments or appropriate referrals for additional services.
  • Records patient progress and treatment recommendations in Salesforce and the electronic health record to facilitate sharing with primary care providers, the psychiatric consultant, and other treating providers.
  • Creates relapse prevention plan with patients who are in remission.
  • Informs patients about behavioral health/substance use disorders/treatment options.
  • Establishes mutually agreed care management plan with the care team and patient/family.
  • Takes part in regularly scheduled caseload consultations with psychiatric consultants.
  • Identifies social determinant barriers and collaborates with the Care Navigation Partner to support access to the appropriate level of internal or external care.

What You’ll Need

  • Master’s degree in social work, therapy or related field and independent certification to practice in their state (LCSW/LICSW, LMHC, LMFT, LPC or equivalent)
  • Master’s degree in social work, therapy, or related field and registered as an associate clinician to practice in their state under supervision of a certified clinician (ACSW, R-MHC(I), AMFT, or equivalent)
  • Proficiency in evidence-based therapeutic approaches (Problem-Solving Treatment, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Behavioral Activation)
  • Expertise in managing higher-acuity patients/situations
  • Technical proficiency in various platforms including EHRs, ability to quickly adapt to new technology
  • Knowledge of/experience with behavioral health screening tools (PHQ9, GAD7, CSSRS, etc.)
  • Fluent in both English & Spanish is a plus
  • Must reside in Massachusetts; Maine; New Hampshire; Vermont; Connecticut; or Rhode Island

What You’ll Receive

  • Salary between $65,000 – $78,000 based on experience
    • Additional salary incentives on top of starting salary
  • Remote work
  • A supportive and inclusive culture
  • Excellent benefits package
  • 401K, 14 paid holidays (8 plus 6 floating), PTO, sick time, and more
  • Technology and all the tools you need to succeed
  • Educational paid time off

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