The Clinical Psychotherapist provides effective and efficient short-term and long-term psychotherapy services, screening, and crisis intervention for children, adolescents, and/or adults. The Clinical Psychotherapist is accountable directly to the Director of Behavioral Health. This is a full-time position.
Highlighted Duties and Responsibilities:
- Completes intake and psychosocial assessments for all referred patients following COH protocols.
- Monitors client progress through the course of treatment, reevaluating and adapting the treatment plan at required intervals. Treatment Plan should be updated at least every 6 months or more frequently as appropriate.
- Provides individual, family (non-couples), and group therapy.
- Coordinates behavioral health care with medical and dental care, and other internal and external service providers.
- Helps identify and address related problems affecting health of client, such as housing, vocational rehabilitation, and social integration, and coordinates service delivery with other health center staff and community providers
- Coordinates care with treating psychiatrist and any additional providers and or supports, to include teachers, school counselors, core service agencies, etc.
- Documents all patient encounters, including face to face, telephone, and electronic communications, in the medical record in a timely fashion.
- L.I.C.S.W., LPC, or comparable license required.
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
- Experience in community health center setting preferred.
- Ability to travel between sites required.
- This position may require evening or weekend hours depending on client needs.
- Ability to work with technology and electronic health records preferred.
- Knowledge of community resources or the ability to become knowledgeable.
- Fluency in Spanish or Amharic preferred.
We offer great benefits including:
- Medical Plans through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield;
- Dental Plans through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield;
- Vision Plans through CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield;
- Life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance;
- 403(b) Retirement Plan;
- Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursable expenses;
- Transportation pre-tax payroll deduction for metro;
- Generous paid vacation leave, sick leave and holidays;
- Tuition Reimbursement for graduate studies;
- And much more!
Community of Hope is a rapidly growing, innovative, and mission driven nonprofit. For over 34 years, we have provided health-care, housing, and supportive services for low-income, underserved, and homeless people in Washington DC. We currently operate a variety of housing programs and three community health centers, which offer medical, dental, behavioral health, and birth services. Through providing these programs and supportive services, we continue our mission of helping and enabling people achieve good health, a stable home, family sustaining income, and hope.
Community of Hope was selected as one of the Washington Post’s 150 Top Workplaces in 2014, 2016 and 2017. We received the 2012 Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management and the 2014 Leadership Greater Washington Innovative Community Partnership Award. We were also recognized in 2012 by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home.
To request a reasonable accommodation to complete an employment application or for general questions about employment with Community of Hope, contact the Recruiting Coordinator.
Community of Hope is an equal opportunity employer.