Licensed Mental Health Counselor- General Pediatrics

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jul 9, 2024
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.

This is a time limited position.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

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

Health Assessment Required: Yes