Therapist Job Description (Master Level or higher)
Employment Status: Non-exempt position. Licensed clinician’s base pay starts at $40 of hours for the services rendered. Non-licensed clinicians’ base pay starts at $30 for the services rendered. Position Summary: Clinicians are asked to provide a minimum of 10 hours per week for direct client care. Clinicians provide individual, family, and couples therapy; utilizing their training, education, and experience to provide the highest level of care possible. Clinicians may choose to refer a client to another provider whether internal or external depending on the needs and best care for each client. Essential Job Functions:
Provides individual, couples, and family counseling
Create a safe environment in which clients may express their thoughts and feelings to help them develop insight into themselves and their relationships in which the client is working towards their identified goals
Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with identified concerns/goals
Prepare and maintain all required clinical documentation including but not limited to treatment plans, intakes, progress notes, 90-day treatment plan reviews, etc
Maintain the strictest confidentiality and adhere to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations
Work closely, respectful, and professional with other staff and clinicians
Refer clients or family members to community resources or specialists as necessary
Modify treatment approaches as needed to comply with changes in the client’s status
Commit to continuing education: reading professional literature, attending training, etc
Keep counseling license current and in good standing and/or working towards licensure
Report unusual or abnormal behavior of clients/families including DCS reports, threats, or statements that may put the staff of FCC at risk immediately to the Executive Director.
Attend Staff Meetings
Must abide by ACA, AAMFT, or NASW code of ethics based on counseling discipline
Must abide by FCC Policies and Procedures
Must align with FCC’s Mission and Value
Must adhere to the FCC Statement of Faith
Must adhere to the FCC Code of Conduct
Must be prepared to provide religious/spiritual resources to those who inquire
Must be open to pray or discuss religious/spiritual matters to those who inquire
Must be prepared to explain FCC’s Mission and Values to those who inquire
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Must have a Master’s Degree or higher which meets Indiana State Licensure requirements in Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Clinical Social Work.
Must be in good standing with the Indiana State Licensing Board.
If unlicensed, the clinician must be making progress towards licensure.
Relationship: All clinicians report to the Executive Director and/or Clinical Director. They must, however, maintain a working relationship with the administrative/office staff including, but not limited to, returning communication with office staff within 24 hours (during the workweek), reporting scheduling/billing problems, and other information. Work Schedule
The hours are to be determined by the needs of the counseling center and office space availability. The counselor should not exceed 40 hours a week, all counselors providing a minimum of 10 hours of severe per week.
Days off for this position are considered to be Saturday and Sunday. Staff working 24 to 32 or more hours weekly are eligible for the following benefits: PTO/Holiday.
Confidentiality and Proprietary Information The clinicians must keep client files/records and information confidential unless the client is a harm to themselves or someone else, or a minor (according to the code of ethics). Clinicians must keep FCC proprietary information confidential including but not limited to: business methods, management guidelines, statistical client information, forms, plans, and computer hardware and software. Qualifications
Must have a lifestyle that reflects a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Must have a passion to minister to the emotional and spiritual needs of individuals, families, and the community.
Ability to communicate effectively and work well with others.
Ability to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to: computers, printers, telephone systems, copiers, fax machines, etc.
Knowledge of general computer programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Outlook, Google Documents, Therapy Notes (EHR), etc.
Excellent time management and organization skills.
Physical Demands: The ability to talk, hear, see, reach, bend, stoop, sit for extended periods. Skill, Knowledge, and Ability: Computer literate. Good writing, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Knowledge of principles and practices of the organization, planning, records management, and general administration. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to, telephone systems, calculators, copiers, and facsimile machines. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.