Fee for Service Outpatient Therapist

Northeast Family Services - Fall River, MA

30+ days agoPart-timeEstimated: $45,000 - $63,000 a year

The licensed mental health professional develops psychotherapeutic treatment plans and delivers psychotherapeutic services directly to the clinic patient. The licensed mental health professional is responsible for adhering to professional and legal requirements and principles as well as demonstrating sound professional judgment at all times. LICSW, LMHC, LMFT from the state of Massachusetts; or certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, as well as other duties may be assigned:

  • Attends regularly scheduled treatment team meetings to communicate the patient's progress with regard to specified target areas.
  • Creates individualized treatment plans with appropriate and measurable and realistic/ attainable goals.
  • Communicates with collateral service providers and/or patient’s significant others to coordinate care as appropriate, with patient consent.
  • Ensures that all treatment methodologies are evidence based and reflect the most recent research findings.
  • Updates patient treatment plan per clinic policy requirements (every 90 days).
  • Appropriately records the essential process and content of each patient or significant other contact using clinic forms (currently forms developed by the Massachusetts Standardized Documentation Project).
  • Requests as necessary treatment authorization from third party payers and tracks utilization.
  • Provides billing data to NBA biller each Monday by 5pm for the previous week.
  • Attends referral source meetings as needed.
  • Supervises interns as assigned.
  • Interfaces with referral sources, patients and families to provide clinic information as appropriate.
  • Attends all supervision with clinic Professional Services Director.
  • Attends patient record reviews
  • Maintains professional license in good standing and provides copy to Human Resources Director each renewal cycle.
  • Changes method and degree of therapy when indicated by patient reactions.
  • Discusses progress toward goals with patient, family, and referral agencies as appropriate and with consent.
  • Consults with Professional Services Director concerning treatment plan as needed and amends plan as indicated.

Required education:

  • Master’s in one of the following:

Addictions Counseling

Clinical Psychology (Master’s, PhD, or PsyD)

Clinical Developmental Psychology (Master’s level only)

Counseling and Psychological Services

Counseling Psychology

Family Therapy

Mental Health Counseling

Mental Health and Behavioral Medicine

Marriage & Family Therapy

Psychology (Master’s, PhD, or PsyD)

Social Work

Job Type: Part-time

Job Type: Part-time