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Bilingual Licensed Outpatient Therapist

Location:

Asheville, North Carolina, United States

Date published:

12-Nov-2018
The Bilingual Licensed Outpatient Therapist provides outpatient therapy for children and adults and completes new intakes and assessments as assigned. Candidates must be Bilingual (English/ Spanish).

Desire to work with elementary school children is preferred.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:                                                                          

·  Facilitates therapeutic groups and outpatient counseling services to identified population.

·  Conducts assessments and carries a caseload of  consumers.

·  Works with Company personnel and leadership in identifying and correcting deficits with person centered plans or other required agency documentation.

·   Conducts clinical evaluations and assessments in accordance with agency and accreditation standards.

·    Maintains accurate and timely records, including clinical assessments, services notes and billing documentation according to agency policy.

·    Reviews clinical documentation of assigned staff (if applicable).

·    Submits clinical and billing documentation within 48 hours of service delivery.

·    Participates in planning and implementing quality improvement activities.

·    Maintains up-to-date knowledge of field by participating in continuing education activities.

·     Provides positive customer relations in dealing with consumers, families, physicians, fellow department employees, other agency departments, referral resources, service agencies, and others.

·     Adheres to all department/agency policies.

·       Other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

        

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Master's degree in human services or related field and active licensure as an LCSW, LPC or LPA in North Carolina preferred but an associate's license may be considered (LPC-A, LCSW-A, LMFT-A) 

At least one year of experience in diagnosing and assessing consumers’ mental health status.

Candidates with current credentialing through the local Managed Care Organizations/ MCO  as well as through Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC and other commercial payers is highly preferred, but may consider candidates that are able to obtain the required credentialing. MCO credentialing is required prior to start.