Licensed Mental Health Counselor- General Pediatrics

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • May 11, 2023
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Job Description:
  • The incumbent will provide direct, evidence based psychotherapy services and interventions to patients and families.
  • The incumbent will document assessments, continuing treatments, and further treatment planning in the electronic medical record in a timely manner.
  • The incumbent will screen and assess complex mental health needs of patients and their families, including identifying strengths and weaknesses, services, and financial constraint.
  • The incumbent will provide rapid response to emergency needs of complex patients and families using evidence based interventions to stabilize and resolve crisis situations.
  • The incumbent will provide assistance with the development of linkages with providers and community services that will enable patients and families to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • The incumbent will participate in weekly administrative staffing meetings to review new patients, patients in treatment, and treatment planning and coordination.
  • The incumbent will assure that referrals to access community resources and support toward optimal outcomes are made in a timely manner and will follow-up on such referrals.
Expected Salary:

$52,500-$68,238 annually

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s or Doctoral degree or in social work, psychology, mental health counseling, or related field. All State of Florida requirements met for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), with two years post-degree supervised experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Professionals with one of the following credentials and training in psychotherapy:

  • Social worker with a masters degree or doctorate from an accredited school of social work
  • Counselor with a masters degree in counseling
  • Psychologist with a masters degree or doctorate in clinical psychology
  • Other professional license to provide counseling and psychotherapy services accredited by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance

Additionally, professionals with the following licensing and experience:

  • LCSW with active State of Florida license
  • LMHC with active State of Florida license
  • 2-3 years full time clinical counseling experience
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

This is a time limited position.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes