Overview

The Mental Health Therapist is responsible for providing diagnostic assessments, therapy, counseling, and support services for a diverse caseload including adults, adolescents, and families experiencing mental health issues, communication challenges, or family conflict. They are a deeply familiar with other services and resources within the community and work closely with them to provide information and support when required outside of MCHC.

Reports to: Director of Behavioral Health

Supervises: None

 

Job Qualifications:

Education or Formal Training (Licenses/Certifications):

  • LCSW, CMCH, MFT, licensed in the State of Utah required.
  • Master’s Degree from accredited social work program required.
  • CSW also acceptable if working toward licensure (to be completed within 1 yr of hire)

Experience:

  • Two (2) years’ minimum experience preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • Prior experience with EMR and/or practice management systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, customer service, and compassionate patient skills required with strong leadership, analytical and organizational skills.

Language:

  • Bilingual: English/Spanish, Required

 

Additional Requirements/Licenses/Certifications:

  • OIG/GSA compliant.
  • Current CPR certification required, along with any required maintenance.
  • Current personal immunization records, along with any required maintenance.
  • Ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all MCHC records, PII, and PHI (created, received, maintained, or transmitted).
  • Ability to interact and engage professionally with diverse population and work well under pressure (multi-tasking).
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Eligible to bill Medicaid and Medicare
  • Travel: Infrequent, as required.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to display a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Ability to follow all MCHC policies, procedures, standards, specifications, guidelines, actively participate and attend employee meetings and complete required training programs in a timely manner.
  • Ability to promote, work, and act in a manner consistent with the mission of MCHC.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with team members to ensure superior results and team success.
  • Demonstrable verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think and act independently to find solutions.
  • Is task and deadline oriented.
  • Ability to take on ownership of assignments and communicate status, issues, etc., and follow-through to completion.