Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist

Rockville, MD
Aug 10, 2018
Oct 02, 2018
Full Time
Behavioral Health&Wellness

If you are a current Adventist HealthCare employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account. The Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist provides individual, group and family therapy to children, adolescents and adults using evidence based therapeutic modalities.

Complete initial psychosocial assessments

Provide individual and family therapy to children, adolescents and adults

Provide group therapy

Complete timely documentation abiding by The Joint Commission quality standards

Provide case management and care coordination to patients on caseload as needed
Work Schedule:

Monday-Thursday 9:00-6:00, Fridays 9:00-3:00.

Education: Master's degree in social work, counseling or marriage and family therapy

Experience: 5-10 years' experience in behavioral health

Certification or licensure: clinical license in social work, counseling or marriage and family therapy

Other: Formal training in manualized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills preferred.


Strong knowledge of psychological disorders, abnormal psychology and evidence based therapeutic modalities and interventions

Experience in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, family therapy, and supportive therapy

Strong skills in compiling clinical documentation in a timely manner

Experience working with a diverse range of patient populations

Experience working with severe and persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders preferred

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience working with an electronic medical record

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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