• Mental Health Therapist - LCSW

    Job Locations US-CO-Wheat Ridge
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/8/2018 3:12 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Jefferson Center
  • Overview

    This position will be co-located onsite one day a week at a primary care medical practice in Lakewood, and three days onsite at Jefferson Center providing outpatient therapy to clients with private insurance.  This position will provide behavioral health assessments and mental health treatment to individuals who are patients of the medical practice.  This position will also be coordinating services with the practice providers and facilitating other referrals for the practice's patients as needed.


    We are looking for someone with a positive attitude, exceptional clinical skills working with individuals.  This practice is situated in an area that services those with Medicaid, Medicare, some uninsured and private insurance. The ability to work within a trusted environment with other providers is key.


    In the Jefferson Center office, you will see only commercially insured clients.  Experience with kids would be a plus, as you may see kids in either location. 



    What you will do

    • We expect you to provide superb care to individuals, groups, or families with a whole person approach.
    • Your strong practice of  coordination of care across providers in a integrated setting will be key for your success.
    • Your ability to work effectively and collaboratively with primary care medical providers, while delivering behavioral health treatment will be a rewarding experience .
    • Are you looking for some autonomy when it comes to providing treatment plans for individuals? This is the role you may be looking for.
    • We expect you to work constructively and positively with clients to reach agreed upon positive outcomes.
    • Client satisfaction will be key, as well as establishing and maintaining strong relationships with the providers will be an assessment of client satisfaction.


    Note:  Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.


    What We Require

    • Current Colorado Licensure as an LCSW, PsyD, PhD.
    • Your ability to work independently to provide diagnosis, treatment planning, psychotherapeutic intervention, documentation, communication, and coordination with other treating professionals is a must.
    • Clinician already credentialed on 3rd party panels who contract with Jefferson Center is highly desirable.


    What We Prefer

    • Knowledge of expectations and procedures and ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with insurance organizations that contract with Jefferson Center.
    • Knowledge and experience in a managed behavioral health care model as well as experience in an integrated health care setting.


    *This position requires initial and ongoing approval of the primary care practice where the clinician is co-located.*


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