Therapist (Behavioral Health Clinician)

Job Title:  Therapist (Behavioral Health Clinician)

Reports To: Program Director/Manager

CLARE Foundation is a nonprofit organization providing cost-efficient, effective and compassionate treatment, recovery and prevention services for alcoholism, substance abuse and behavioral health treatment to individuals, families and the community.

Summary:  The Licensed/License Eligible Therapist will spend the majority of his/her time providing individual therapy to clients from residential to outpatient care.

 Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Individual and group therapy
  • Biopsychosocial assessments, utilization reviews, discharge summaries, treatment plan reviews, and other documentation for clients
  • Case management as necessary for assigned clients
  • Crisis and clinical support to programs as needed
  • Individual and group therapy at both Pico and Conscious Recovery locations
  • Biopsychosocial assessments, utilization reviews, discharge summaries, treatment plan reviews, and other documentation for clients
  • Meet with insurance clients to conduct utilization reviews and document medical necessity
  • Attend treatment team meetings and have treatment team notes ready for each client
  • Conduct case conferences with team members as necessary
  • Meet timeframes for documents, treatment plans, etc.
  • Case Management
  • Crisis and Clinical support to Programs as needed
  • Assist programs with clinical and mental health needs as they arise
  • Conduct crisis intervention sessions and assess for client stability; suicide and/or Tarasoff assessment may be needed
  • Provide support to Clinical services as needed

Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the client care landscape. The following are strongly desired:

  • Licensed or license eligible by BBS as LMFT or LCSW or Licensed by BOP as Psychologist required
  • Experience with mental status exams and diagnoses
  • Responsive to feedback and a team player while also being able to work independently
  • Potential on-call or evening hours
  • Rate based on experience

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to hr@clarefoundation.org with subject line, “Therapist (Behavioral Health Clinician)”.