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Licensed Outpatient Therapist


Asheville, North Carolina, United States

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Provides outpatient therapy for children and adults and completes new intakes and assessments as assigned.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESULTS:                                                          


·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.

 Licensed School Based Outpatient Therapist-NC (as assigned)

Facilitates therapeutic groups and outpatient counseling services to assigned School students and their families according to accepted Memorandum of Agreement with assigned Schools during approximately the 180 days school is in session; also delivers services throughout school breaks to students identified as wanting to receive mental health services during these times.  

Uses evidence-based practices with students and their families to reach target of 15 billable hours per week.  

Flexibility to provide individual and group family sessions as needed after regular school hours in the school, home, and community settings.

Implements protocol assigned by AFS and assigned School in crisis scenarios/assessments as clinically indicated.

Adheres to all assigned school policies & procedures




Masters degree in human services or related field and active licensure as an LMFT, LCSW, LPC or Licensed Psychologist in North Carolina preferred but an associates license may be considered (LPC/A, LCSW/A, LMFT/A or LP/A).



 At least one year experience working with population served.

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.