Counselor, Licensed Counselor - Mental Health, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
As a Mental Health Clinician, you will provide comprehensive mental health treatment in a virtual direct primary care setting utilizing the Collaborative Care model. You will work closely with our medical providers (doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners) and a consulting psychiatrist to ensure the best treatment possible for our patients. We are looking for an empathetic, energetic, and collaborative clinician with experience and/or interest in working with a population of busy professionals and their dependents. You will work with a talented mix of colleagues across various disciplines in a growing company. You will have the opportunity to make an impact on the growth and direction of our mental health program from both clinical and administrative perspectives. This is a remote-first role and has the flexibility to be located anywhere in the U.S. as long as the individual is licensed in Washington, D.C., Maryland, or Virginia.
What success looks like
-Manage a full-time caseload of patients engaged in short-term mental health treatment, including correspondence, scheduling, and care coordination with both internal team (medical providers, clinical associates) and external providers.
-Perform initial assessments and risk assessments, flagging as necessary to the medical team.
-Utilizing PHQ-9 and GAD-7 screening instruments (and others as necessary), to evaluate treatment progress, treatment planning and review.
-Consult weekly with psychiatrist to determine medication recommendations and follow-ups.
-Communicate information effectively and collaborate with both prescribers and patients.
-Monitor patient progress and communicate follow ups to psychiatrist as necessary.
-Assist in referral processes as needed; such as determining when patients need a higher level of care than primary care can provide.
-Develop strong relationships with other clinical team members, as well as collaboration with cross-functional colleagues.
-Participate in company meetings and initiatives.
-Liaise with partner companies, including, but not limited to, outreach efforts, events.
-Effective use of technology platforms including cloud-based EHR, Google suite applications and video conferencing.
What you will bring
-3-5 years of postgraduate experience providing psychotherapy to diverse populations, including diagnosis, case formulation and treatment planning
-LCPC, LPC, LCSW or LMHC licensure in D.C., Maryland, or Virginia
-Comfort utilizing evidence-based practices (CBT, MI, etc)
-Knowledge of common psychotropic medications
-Knowledge of mental health service delivery levels
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Intellectual curiosity, a sense of humor and humility are a must
-Team player, flexible and understanding of the startup work environment. Experience in a fast-paced office environment a plus.
-Excellent time management skills a must