Outpatient Clinician ( Fee for Service)

Posted by: Northern Children’s Services

Philadelphia, PA, US

The Out Patient Clinician is responsible for the individual and family therapy provided to the consumers on his/her caseload, with therapy sessions scheduled once per week and family therapy scheduled as recommended / necessary.

Under the supervision of the Director of outpatient and Partial program the clinicians are responsible for scheduling and maintaining his/her own appointments and communication with families / clients about appointments. Clinicians must maintain a minimum caseload of 35 active clients with a minimum of 20 billable hours per week for a 40 hour position or a minimum caseload of 20 active clients with a minimum of 15 billable hours for a 20 hour position.

Clinicians will maintain consistent weekly schedule with clients / families and will notify supervisor in advance of schedule or any schedule changes. Clinicians are responsible for all documentation including progress notes, treatment plans, communication letters, discharge summaries, aftercare plans, discharge notes, and discharge letters. Clinicians will complete initial assessments as needed.

Clinicians will maintain consistent communication with supervisors, psychologists, and consulting and medicating psychiatrists, and other treatment team members to facilitate care coordination.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • Minimum Master’s Degree from an accredited university in a clinical mental health discipline, such as psychology, counseling, clinical social work, and marriage and family therapy. The degree must include at least twelve (12) credit hours in psychology.
  • Licensure preferred

Experience:

  • At least two (2) years’ experience working with children

Special Skills:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with people in varied settings.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to walk up and down steps.
  • Ability to perform SPMI Techniques.
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs.

Northern Children’s Services is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to diversity. Northern Children’s Services does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, class, disability, religion, sexual orientation or national origin.

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