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Mental Health Therapist

Company: Mid-Atlantic Pediatric Partners
Location: Rockville
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Mental Health Therapist - FT/PT

We have an amazing role for a therapist who is passionate about child and adolescent mental health to join our team as a mental health therapist.

Our ideal candidate is excited to work in a primary care pediatric setting and believes that children have a right to high-quality, accessible mental healthcare, and this care needs to happen in partnership with a child's primary care provider. You will work with pediatricians, nurse practitioners, and psychologists who recognize the mental health needs of their patients.

Excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills are a must and will help you coordinate and collaborate care with other providers.

Our ideal candidate has 1-3 years of supervised professional experience working with children and adolescents as well as their families and is licensed in Maryland as a professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, or social worker.

If this sounds like a great role, please apply today!

Benefits



--- Paid time off
--- A steady stream of referrals
--- Competitive compensation and benefits including health insurance and 401k matching!
--- Full administrative support (answering phones, scheduling, benefits checks, claim submission, collecting payments) - you just see your clients and write your notes!
--- Paid time off for professional development
--- Supervision to help develop clinical skills
--- A very supportive team
--- Flexible schedule

We are dedicated to providing integrated behavioral health services in a primary pediatric care setting.

Responsibilities:
--- Diagnose mental health challenges in children and adolescents
--- Develop treatment plans based on each patient's needs
--- Provide therapy to children and adolescents (individual or groups) or families, in-person or virtually
--- Consult with family members on how to support behavioral health challenges at home
--- Consult with primary care pediatricians on treatment plans and interventions
--- Refer patients to outside specialists as needed
--- Document session notes in an electronic health records system

Additional Responsibilities:
--- Responsible for meeting quality expectations of accuracy, and completeness, and is responsive to feedback
--- Meets timeliness expectations of completing work as scheduled, demonstrating self-paced performance, and adjusting priorities as needed
--- Professionally relates to patients, families, and peers at all times
--- Participates in regular staff meetings
--- Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
--- Mental health degree from a nationally accredited program (social work, marriage and family therapy, or professional counselor)
--- Current Maryland license or license eligible in Maryland as a mental health professional for independent practice
--- Availability for at least 8 patient hours/week during typical daytime hours and one evening a week or weekends
--- Demonstrated specialty/experience in child and adolescent therapy or family therapy
--- Willingness to collaborate with others
--- Strong work ethic, dependable
--- Commitment to the field of behavioral health
--- Strong empathy and communication skills
--- Experience with group therapy is a plus!

About Company:
We are an established pediatric practice in North Bethesda, MD.

Keywords: Mid-Atlantic Pediatric Partners, Rockville , Mental Health Therapist, Healthcare , Rockville, Maryland

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