Catholic Charities seeks part time Counselor Therapists in Outpatient Mental Health clinic in York, PA, an exciting opportunity for an experienced therapist to provide counseling services to individual adults and children, couples and families. This position is up to 10 hrs/wk to start, could build up to 25 billable hours/wk after 6 months.
Hours of work are flexible, requiring 1 evening per week, during open clinic hours M-F: 7:30am-9:00pm. Rate of pay is $25.50/hour, compensated based on the number of billable hours submitted (face-to-face time with clients).
Administrative duties, including client service management/documentation and training, are reimbursed at a lower rate.
Provide psychotherapy/counseling in compliance with policies and procedures of a licensed outpatient psychiatric clinic for an assigned caseload of children, adolescents, and adults. Services include intake, assessment, comprehensive treatment plans, collateral consultation, and discharge with referrals. Therapeutic modalities can include supportive psychotherapy, cognitive/behavioral therapy, and psychodynamic psychotherapy, and others, with individuals, families, and couples. Therapy will range from brief services, (short-term, crisis intervention and stabilization), to clients receiving continuation and maintenance care
Participate in clinical supervision and training
Collateral consultation, by phone, in writing, or face-to-face
Maintain clinical chart compliance including high quality, accurate, timely documentation in accordance with policies and regulations.
Productivity Standards: Therapists are responsible for meeting the productivity expectation.
Knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention.
Must be computer literate
Excellent listening, writing and communication skills
Have a basic working knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching and faith issues that may present in therapy.
Proven ability to meet productivity standards
Ability to maintain records and client charts. (electronic and paper)
A friendly approach and the ability to put clients at ease, whatever their physical or social need.
Ability to be a team player
A commitment to the job, clients, and their families
Ability to be goal-focused
Organizational and time management skills
The ability to be tactful, empathetic and sensitive to client situations
Respect for their clients and families
A good sense of humor
A high level of patience
A good knowledge of basic health care and hygiene standards
The ability to deal with aggressive or anxious client
Physical and Environmental Demands:
The physical demands describes here are representative of these that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential job functions of this position. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations will be considered.
Use of hands, wrists, and fingers
Lifting or moving up to 25 lbs. may be required.
Movements such as stooping, crouching, bending, kneeling, and reaching may be required.
This position requires spending the majority of your workday sitting, standing and occasional walking.
The office location for the program requires the ability to climb stairs on a frequent basis.
Service locations may require the ability to climb stairs on a frequent basis.
Noise and/or level of distraction in the work environment is moderate.
Working Conditions: Hours are Monday through Friday and require evening hours.
A Master’s degree in Social Work, or a related Mental Health Discipline
Certifications or Licenses Required:
State Police and Child Line Clearances
Valid PA Driver’s License
Diocesan Youth Protection Training
Adequate auto insurance according to agency policy
Master Degree - One year post Master’s experience preferred.
Bachelor Degree – three years experience preferred.
General Positions Information for ALL:
Internal candidates must submit a completed internal application to express their interest in any position to the Director of Administration.
Catholic Charities requires State Police, Child Line, FBI Clearances, and valid PA Driver’s License for all positions. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. EOE. Web-site: www.cchbg.org
Send resume & letter of interest, with salary requirements to:
Attn: Director of Administration
4800 Union Deposit Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111
Internal Number: 04052019OP
About Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Harrisburg, PA inc.
Catholic Charities is non-profit organization who's mission is to respond to the human service needs throughout the fifteen counties comprising the Diocese of Harrisburg. Catholic Charities does this by creatively fostering the ideals of Christ through a caring, living faith; by promoting and advocating respect for all human life; and providing a continuum of services to individuals, children, youth, married couples, families and elderly.