Remote Licensed Therapist

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Remote Licensed Therapist position in our Outpatient Services program is responsible for providing a wide array of culturally sensitive, recovery oriented, trauma sensitive, direct clinical services including assessment, counseling, supportive contacts, and referrals serving individuals who are struggling with mental health, substance use and co-occurring issues. The Clinical Specialist (CSV) position is responsible for providing a wide array of culturally sensitive, recovery oriented, trauma sensitive, direct clinical services including assessment, counseling, supportive contacts and referrals serving individuals who are struggling with mental health, substance use and co-occurring issues. The Remote Licensed Therapist provides direct clinical services to adults, including individual and group therapy. This clinician will have a mixed payer caseload with a focus of providing services to commercial consumers.  This is a full-time position requiring some evening work hours. The ideal clinician will thrive in a fast-paced, team oriented, and recovery focused environment.  This position will have the possibility of being 100% remote . The Remote Licensed Therapist reports directly to the assigned supervisor with overall program supervision provided by Team Leader. Minimum annual service hours are 1352. $2,500 sign-on bonus!

This position is included in the professional bargaining unit. You can read about the many benefits of working at JMHC on our careers page.

Journey Mental Health Center (JMHC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the agency’s belief that staff diversity and cultural humility are the foundation for services, which are accessible, effective, and relevant to the diverse needs of our consumers.

QUALIFICATIONS
ESSENTIAL
Education/Licensure

  • Master’s degree in a related behavioral health field
  • Licensed as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC and located in the state of Wisconsin
  • Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC) certification

Experience

  • 2 years of experience in related behavioral health field.
  • Commitment to work toward improving cultural sensitivity as demonstrated by valuing diversity, recognizing personal limitations and having the desire to improve.
  • Strong commitment to principles of recovery and to facilitating consumer participation in treatment/service planning and provision.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with the use of evidence-based practices for treatment of substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders.
  • Experience in community-based mental health and substance abuse assessment, service coordination, treatment planning, therapy/counseling and crisis resolution.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing).
  • Ability to work effectively with an interdisciplinary team with a positive and creative attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and remain organized and efficient.
  • Superior ethics and interpersonal boundaries as evidenced by past experience in community-based work with related professional references.

Typical Physical Demands
Requires sitting, standing, light lifting, bending, and reaching; and the ability to use and operate standard office equipment, including computer, calculator, phone, printer, cell phone, facsimile, etc.
Working Conditions
May require evening or weekend hours depending on program and consumer’s needs.

PREFERRED

  • Bi-lingual, and/or bi-cultural (Spanish/Hmong/Cambodian).
  • Fluent in American Sign Language.
  • Licensure as a Substance Abuse Counselor in Training, Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor, Substance Abuse Counselor or AODA specialty.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
A.  Provision of Clinical Services

  1. Performs accurate assessments to evaluate and diagnose mental health and co-occurring issues in a culturally sensitive, recovery oriented, trauma sensitive manner by providing assessments within the context of the consumer’s perspectives and beliefs.
  2. Provides a range of clinical services including level of care assessment, service coordination, therapy/counseling, support and referrals in a context that is supportive of the consumer’s culture, values and perspectives.
  3. Completes accurate clinical records including intakes, assessments, treatment plans and updates, progress notes, discharge summaries and other information in a timely manner.
  4. Works collaboratively with other community agencies to develop and maintain a continuum of care and maintain efficient use of community services.
  5. Utilizes collaborative documentation for all clinical records.
  6. Provides consultation and support related to areas of specialization.
  7. Attends Team Meetings and presents consumer cultural and clinical information.
  8. Maintains minimum direct and case management service hour expectations.
  9. Works collaboratively with team members and takes a leadership role in service planning.
  10. Schedule will be maintained by PSS staff.

B. Program and JMHC Participation

  1. Attends staff meetings, in-services and other program activities.
  2. Participates in JMHC committees, trainings and activities as desired and/or directed.
  3. Provides consultation to other JMHC programs as necessary.

The above statements are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list but are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this employee.

Organization: Journey Mental Health Center
Job Location: Madison, WI
Start Date: Immediate
Employment Term and Type: Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week: 40
Work Hours (i.e. shift): Generally First Shift
Salary and Benefits: $62,114 – $69,949 p/yr
Generous Paid Time Off! Prorated based on hire date and FTE, new staff accrue 5 weeks during first year, and accrue 6 weeks beginning on first year anniversary.
Required Education: Master’s Degree
Required Experience: 2+ years
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