Whitestar Wellness, S.C. Outpatient Mental Health Therapist Remote · Full time

Are you passionate about providing clients with the highest level of care, while focusing on client-centered, humanistic, and integrative treatments? Then Whitestar Wellness, S.C. might just be the place for you! We are hiring an outpatient mental health therapist.

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Job Overview

Are you looking for a supportive and creative environment to build on your therapy skills? Are you looking for independence in your schedule and a job environment that fosters autonomy? Do you want to work for an employer who cares deeply about your own personal boundaries, self-care, and work/life balance? Are you passionate about providing clients with the highest level of care, while focusing on client-centered, humanistic, and integrative treatments? Then Whitestar Wellness, S.C. might just be the place for you! We are hiring an outpatient mental health therapist.

 

Responsibilities for Mental Health Therapist

  • Provide high quality, compassionate and ethical outpatient mental health therapy to clients as scheduled.
  • See a minimum of 10 clients a week.
  • Complete clinical documentation within 48 hours of date of service (recommended to be completed daily)
  • Actively participate as a positive member of the clinical environment.
  • Maintain good standing with the appropriate board and insurance entities.
  • Complete all recommended continuing education requirements
  • Stay current with updated research and best practices.
  • Be aware of community referral sources and refer when necessary.
  • Secure client information per HIPAA standards.
  • Maintain case files within electronic health record (EHR) that are up to date as described in the Job Expectations handout.
  • Perform other duties as assigned (including but not limited to completion of Social Security/Disability forms, authorization and billing forms, phone calls, and participating in case consultation meetings).
  • Attend regular supervisions and seek out continued professional growth

 

Qualifications for Mental Health Therapist

  • Valid license as an APSW, LCSW, LPC-IT or LPC.
  • Please note, if an LPC-IT you must first check with your board and get pre-approval to be supervised by an LCSW.
  • Maintain professional licensure and/or certification throughout employment with this agency
  • Skill in applying varied interventions with individuals/families in crisis
  • Ability to work as a team member and cooperatively
  • Superb organizational skills
  • Skill in working independently and implementing time management strategies
  • Skill in working with a variety of cultures
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with mentally or emotionally disabled persons and their families
  • Ability to provide necessary self-care
  • Knowledge of and adherence to professional code of ethics

 

Education and Experience:

  • A masters or doctoral degree in Social Work or Counseling
  • Licensed within the State of Wisconsin and credentialed with at least three insurance companies (once hired).
  • Previous experience with mental health counseling protocol, and/or knowledge of EHR are desirable but not required

Benefits:

·     Free Clinical supervision by a licensed LCSW and support in achieving your licensure goals if you are an APSW. LPC-IT’s can also inquire and supervision may be able to be completed with prior approval by DSPS.

·     Monthly contribution towards health care coverage

·     IRA contribution

·     Autonomy and flexibility of schedule

·     Access to billing specialist/billing completed for you

·     Access to EMR system and telehealth platform