Mental Health Therapist
Mid-Atlantic Pediatric Partners
Rockville, MD US
Posted ago
Mid-Atlantic Pediatric Partners

Child and Adolescent Therapist - FT/PT

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

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 working 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 and want to offer top-notch care.

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 contribution!
  • 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
  • Record progress 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 (e.g. LCSW, LCPC)
  • Availability for at least 10 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
  • Interest in working in a primary care setting
  • Strong empathy and communication skills
  • Experience with group therapy is a plus!

Compensation
$55,000 - $80,000 yearly
About Mid-Atlantic Pediatric Partners

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

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