Psychotherapist, LICSW Required

Posted: 08/04/2022

Fenway Health is seeking dynamic candidates for a full-time Psychotherapist position in our Behavioral Health Department. We are seeking applicants with demonstrated experience providing culturally competent behavioral health care to a diverse adult population that includes LGBTQ individuals, people of color, individuals with substance use issues, survivors of abuse, survivors of community violence, medically complex and vulnerable individuals, young adults, older adults.

We have expanded access to all of our Behavioral Health services by offering telehealth care, which is enabling us to reach more clients. Currently all Behavioral Health services are being provided via telehealth as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic. When normal operations resume, we will continue to provide care and services delivered through telehealth and office based care.

In keeping with Fenway Health's dedication to provide care for the whole person, behavioral health is a fundamental part of our integrated primary care model. We offer individual, group, couples, and family therapy; psychiatric consultation; addiction, recovery and wellness services; violence recovery counseling and advocacy. Our model of care is client-centered, collaborative and multidisciplinary.

 

As a full-time Psychotherapist, you will provide direct clinical services to clients that include diagnostic assessments, individual therapy as well as, couples therapy and group therapy. 

As a therapist at Fenway, you will have the rewarding opportunity to support the organization’s mission by providing care to a diverse client population, including LGBTQ individuals, people of color, and people living with HIV. As part of your work, you will help clients address a range of personal issues and life events, including coming out, coping with self-esteem issues, seeking more satisfying relationships, living with HIV, addressing substance use or other addictive behaviors, coping with depression and anxiety, grieving the death of a loved one, coping with and recovering from violence, living with major mental illness. You will also acquire and hone clinical knowledge and skills in providing trans and gender affirming care.

As a Fenway therapist, you will join a dedicated multidisciplinary team that provides high-quality, culturally competent care, and a department that supports its staff by providing supervision, in-service trainings, educational reimbursement and professional development support. 

 

Requirements

Independent licensure in social work or other mental health field (LICSW preferred) 

  • Proficiency in mental health assessment/evaluation is required 
  • Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with colleagues, patients, clients and vendors across the spectrum of diversity, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, national origin and immigrant status, religious or spiritual identity, disability (physical, mental, emotional and developmental), veteran status, and/or limited English proficiency. 
  • Willingness to contribute towards Fenway’s efforts in becoming an anti-racist organization and promoting a culture dedicated to ongoing development in service of humility, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging, where differences are acknowledged and valued. 
  • Knowledge of evidence based treatment modalities, and appreciation of their effectiveness required 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in outpatient therapy settings strongly preferred 
  • Proficiency in providing brief / short-term treatment required 
  • Experience with LGBTQ issues, HIV, and trauma, strongly preferred 
  • Experience with substance use disorders, short-term interventions, and group work is strongly preferred 
  • Experience with couples treatment preferred 
  • Ability to provide remote based client care in an optimal setting that ensures: 
  • Reliable internet connectivity with a minimum of 25Mbps per household member 
  • Consistent access to a quiet, private area (room or office) for conducting private telehealth client care, and private client care based communication free for interruptions 
  • Ability to complete documentation in a timely manner, and maintain up to date client care documentation required 
  • Experience working with an ethnically, culturally and racially diverse work staff required 
  • Ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals required 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to be an effective team member 
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to multitask required 

Physical Requirements:

Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations: 

  • Sit at a computer station for extended periods of time 
  • Ability to keyboard for extended periods of time 

We offer competitive salaries, and for those who qualify, an excellent benefits package; including comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, and a retirement plan with employer match. We also provide 12 paid holidays, paid vacation, and more. LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Internal ID: BH-23-EG-6