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  • Mental Health Technician

    AMFM Healthcare
    Mental Health Technician Job in Vienna, VA
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    is looking for a Mental Health Technician to provide superior care for our behavioral health clients in our Residential Mental Health facility located in Vienna, VA. AMFM Healthcare is a residential mental health provider serving those who are seeking treatment to learn coping skills for severe mental illness.
    Full Time
    Junior Level
    High School Diploma Preferred
    23d ago
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  • 4.0

    Entry Level Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Mental Health Technician

    Bloom Health
    Mental Health Technician Job in Gaithersburg, MD
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    Entry Level Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Mental Health Technician
    Full Time
    Entry Level
    20d ago
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  • Overnight Mental Health Technician

    AMFM Healthcare
    Mental Health Technician Job in Vienna, VA
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    AMFM Healthcare is looking for an After the tragic loss of a beloved son due to mental illness, A Mission for Michael (AMFM Healthcare) was created with the vision of preventing such hopelessness in the lives of others.
    Full Time
    Entry Level
    Offers Benefits
    15d ago
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  • Behavioral Health Technician

    Some, Inc.
    Behavioral Health Technician Job in Washington, DC
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    SOME (So Others Might Eat) exists to help homeless and poor individuals and families of Washington, DC. Jordan House is located on North Capital Street in NW Washington, DC.
    Full Time
    Mid Level
    Masters Preferred
    Bachelors Required
    13d ago
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  • Mental Health Counselor (LPC, LCSW, LMFT)

    Lifestance Health
    Mental Health Counselor Job in Ashburn, VA
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    At LifeStance Health, we strive to help individuals, families, and communities with their mental health needs. As the fastest growing mental health practice group in the country, now is the perfect time to join our clinical team! LifeStance is a national provider of mental healthcare services focused on evidenced-based, medically driven treatment services for children, adolescents and adults suffering from a variety of mental health issues in an outpatient care setting, both in-person at its 500 clinics nationwide and through its digital health telemedicine offering.
    Full Time
    Junior Level
    Offers Benefits
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    6d ago
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  • Mental Health Therapist

    Transformations
    Mental Health Therapist Job in Rockville, MD
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    About the Mental Health Therapist Role: Requirements for Mental Health Therapist:
    Full Time
    Part Time
    Mid Level
    Offers Benefits
    Masters Required
    9d ago
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    Mental Health Therapist

    NOCD
    Mental Health Therapist Job, Remote or Millcreek, UT
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    OCD is one of the most severe, prevalent, and misunderstood mental health conditions. Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Psychologist
    Full Time
    Part Time
    Senior Level
    New
    6d ago
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  • Mental Health Professional

    APN Staffing and Employment Solutions
    Mental Health Professional Job, Remote or Los Angeles, CA
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    Provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of co-occurring mental health needs of patients.Treatment of patients will involve assessment and therapy, including group therapy, with patients who present with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder diagnoses. Additional duties involve participation as a member of a multidisciplinary team, crisis intervention, supervision of unlicensed mental health staff, and ongoing care planning. Provide services focused on mental health issues integrating concepts from addiction recovery and the Twelve Steps in order to target mental health symptoms and reduce risk of relapse. Develop mental health diagnoses consistent with DSM 5 criteria. Consult with clinical treatment team regarding strategies to promote and strengthen mental health recovery. Participate in public speaking and community outreach opportunities along with supporting graduate school programming and staff training by developing, updating, and presenting topical lectures on mental health issues when opportunities become available. Represent the mental health team in various multidisciplinary meetings and settings. Communicate mental health information in a timely manner to treatment disciplines.
    Full Time
    Mid Level
    Bachelors Required
    25d ago
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  • Mental Health Community Specialist

    Help In The Home, LLC
    Mental Health Specialist Job in Rockville, MD
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    Help in the Home, LLC is a privately owned agency that provides personalized care through support and community to help adults with complex mental health needs achieve stability, independence, and inclusion. Summary: The Mental Health Supported Living Community Manager -- Live in position is responsible for daily support of the clients in the supported living community as well as other duties required for smooth operations of our Supported Living Community.
    Junior Level
    Offers Benefits
    Bachelors Preferred
    Associate Required
    16d ago
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  • 4.3

    Mental Health Professional Remote

    Gotham Enterprises Ltd.
    Mental Health Professional Job, Remote or Cave City, KY
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    Mental Health Professional Remote (LMFT, PsyD, LCSW, LPC)
    Full Time
    Junior Level
    29d ago
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  • Mental Health Professional

    Professional Services Group, Inc.
    Mental Health Professional Job, Remote or Kenosha, WI
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    PSG/CIP is a multi-service community-based social services organization that fulfills its mission of helping individuals and families to achieve their greatest potential through dynamic, cost effective and innovative programming responsive to the needs of diverse communities. WHY WORK FOR PSG/CIP?Be part of a great team that is passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the community!Opportunities for advancement Professional development trainings Great work-life balance Competitive benefits package, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short and long term disability; 401k and profit sharing.JOB SUMMARY:The Mental Health Professional is responsible for overseeing clinical supervision, providing consultation with the Service Facilitators within the PSG CCS Program, and providing service authorizations as a licensed mental health professional. The PSG CCS Program provides case management services to adult individuals who have mental health or substance abuse disorders. SALARY: $60,000 per year ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Provide day-to-day consultation to Service Facilitators and other service providers Utilize advanced knowledge to: review cases, assess performance and provide feedback to Service Facilitators or other identified agency personnel; and supervise, assess, teach and guide Facilitators in appropriate service delivery.Review and approve functional screens, eligibility criteria, assessments, and Individual Service Plans (ISP).Authorize psychosocial rehabilitative services Participate as a member of the Recovery Team.Provide direct services as needed.Ensure the collaboration of service providers.Provide guidance to staff in decision-making and responses to crisis situations.Direct and implement operational planning and quality initiatives through various committees and data collection.Assist the Program Supervisors in the quality assurance process to assess client satisfaction and progress toward desired outcomes.Coordinate resources with other agency/community programs as needed. Requirements: Must have a Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or other related field.Completion of 3,000 supervised hours as recognized by the State of Wisconsin.Possess State Licensure.Minimum of two years of experience working with mental health population is required. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status Tags: work from home, WFH, remote work, LPC, LSW, MSW, counseling, counselling, mental health therapy, counselor, AODA, community, mental health, social services, human services, addiction counseling, treatment, crisis, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, communications, impact, continuing education, development PI187394797
    Mid Level
    Offers Benefits
    Masters Required
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    4d ago
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  • Mental Health Professional - Bellingham - Posting #22-085

    Lifeline Connections
    Mental Health Professional Job, Remote or Bellingham, WA
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    Meet the requirements of a mental health professional as defined in WAC 246-341, active Washington State Department of Health (DOH) license preferred (LICSWA, LICSW, LMHC, LMHCA).
    Part Time
    Mid Level
    Masters Required
    9d ago
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  • Online Mental Health Therapist Teletherapist (LCSW, LPC, or LCP)

    Myspectrum
    Mental Health Therapist Job in Ashburn, VA
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    Teletherapist (child, family, adult): Full-time, Part-Time (minimum of 7 sessions per week) Are you ready to make a career move that is exciting, challenging, and rewarding? Are you interested in joining a progressive company that provides teletherapy throughout Virginia and beyond? Well, we have that opportunity if you are licensed in the state of Virginia as an LCSW, LPC, or LCP! **Those with clinical licenses in multiple states are encouraged to apply.** MySpectrum offers outpatient counseling and coaching to children and adults, focusing on the Autism Spectrum, Substance Abuse Spectrum, Mental Health Spectrum, and Whole Life Spectrum. We work with every person, on every spectrum and are seeking skilled Therapists throughout the state of Virginia who are interested in providing teletherapy to our clients. If you don't specialize in any one area, but find yourself to be an out-of-the-box thinker and relationship-driven Therapist who can engage clients virtually, this may be the fit you are looking for. We are seeking a diverse group of Therapists who enjoy their work, like to have fun, and are passionate about offering the most creative and innovative ways to treat clients. We want to serve clients who haven't otherwise been able to find the right fit for therapy, who don't fit the mold of other practices who have more narrow focuses, who may have barriers to getting to an office for therapy, and most of all, want to reduce the stigma associated with receiving therapy. If you have a special niche, and are wanting to find a place where you can build an established client base from your own home or office, we look forward to hearing from you. **Instead of worrying about building your own private practice, we will do that for you.** In addition to having remote locations through teletherapy, we have a home office in North Chesterfield, VA, where you can visit and obtain in-person support. Some of the aspects of being in private practice that we will take care of for you at MySpectrum include: Credentialing with insurance carriers Billing (you get paid on a bi-weekly basis regardless of if we do) A teletherapy platform that integrates with an electronic health record Marketing Scheduling Job Summary: The Teletherapist will provide therapy through a HIPAA compliant teletherapy platform in standard 45-60 minute sessions. The average caseload for full-time Therapists will be approximately 30 client sessions per week. We recognize that it may take time to build a solid caseload and are willing to work with you on a part-time basis until you become full-time, if that is your desire. We also hire part-time Teletherapists who have availability to offer at least 7 sessions per week. Responsibilities and Duties: Provide therapy virtually in standard 45-60 minute blocks Complete Assessments Complete Treatment Plans Complete Progress Notes Provide input about the best strategies, techniques, and services to offer to help as many people as possible Be an integral part of MySpectrum ! Qualifications & Skills: Must be licensed as an LCSW, LPC, or LCP in the state of Virginia, and eligible for credentialing with major insurance panels; those with clinical licenses in multiples states, in addition to Virginia, are encouraged to apply. Experience working with diverse populations Desire to be a part of a growing company by offering input, thoughts, and considerations for how to best meet the needs of our clients. We all are a team and each person's input is valued; we expect those who join us to be willing to contribute to our overall growth! Flexibility to commit to joining us now, and the drive to stick with us so that your caseload can grow **Must have high-speed internet access **Must have HIPAA protected space to use on a consistent basis for sessions **Must be comfortable working remotely and seeing clients via telehealth Benefits and Perks: You can create your own hours Work from home or from your own office You can live anywhere in the state of Virginia Competitive compensation based on a 60/40 split (bi-weekly pay based on sessions conducted, not on what we have collected from insurance; you receive 60% of what we bill insurance regardless of if we get paid) Health insurance available if you average 30 or more billable sessions per week: medical, dental, vision (with employer and employee contribution); optional life, cancer, and critical illness insurance Retirement planning with up to 3% company match Casual environment that promotes fun and creativity A therapy practice where you don't have to worry about the business aspects! Just be a Therapist! Please visit our website to learn more about who we are and what we do: www.myspectrumcc.com. If you would like more information about us, send an email with any questions to: schris@myspectrumcc.com. We will be happy to provide you with any information you may be seeking while considering to apply to work with us. Visit our social media pages to get a sense of who we are: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Powered by JazzHR e9snP6GdTx
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    Part Time
    Mid Level
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    16d ago
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  • 4.5

    Pharmacy Technician / Pharm Tech Apprenticeship

    Walgreens
    Pharmacist Technician Job in Ashburn, VA
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    Our pharmacy technician positions have undergone an exciting transformation, moving from a transaction-based environment to a much more patient-centric one. As a Walgreens Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Technician Apprentice, you'll be front and center - interacting with our customers and developing strong patient relationships. Walgreens is proud to invest & champion an earn while you learn Pharmacy Technician Training Program recognized by ASHP & Department of Labor. This apprenticeship program gives you an entry point to a career in health care by guiding you in taking steps towards becoming a Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Certified Pharmacy Technician and helping you maintain the high level of skill required in the pharmacy care industry. Whether you are new to working in pharmacies or are an experienced Pharmacy Technician Apply Now! The courses, learning activities, and resources provided to you in our pharmacy technician training program are designed to give you foundational and advanced knowledge, skills, and on-the-job experiences you need to prepare to become a certified pharmacy technician.
    Junior Level
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    6d ago
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  • Program Manager - Clinical Mental Health

    People Encouraging People
    Mental Health Program Manager Job in Rockville, MD
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    PEP is currently looking for Program Manager for our Assertive Community Treatment Team.
    Mid Level
    Management
    Masters Required
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    6d ago
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  • 3.5

    Mental Health Therapist

    Child Focus, Inc.
    Mental Health Therapist Job, Remote or Cincinnati, OH
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    Mental Health Therapist - Outpatient
    Full Time
    Part Time
    Mid Level
    Masters Required
    20d ago
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  • 3.5

    Mental Health Therapist

    Child Focus
    Mental Health Therapist Job, Remote or Ohio
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    Child Focus staff have a Child Focus provides our staff Child Focus is constantly growing and training our staff to be strong leaders in the agency and community.
    Full Time
    Part Time
    Mid Level
    Offers Benefits
    Masters Required
    New
    4d ago
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  • Therapist, Mental Health - Outpatient

    Discovery Behavioral Health
    Mental Health Therapist Job in Fair Oaks, VA
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    PandoLogic. Keywords: Mental Health Counselor, Location: FAIRFAX, VA - 22035
    Full Time
    Mid Level
    Masters Required
    20d ago
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  • 3.4

    Family Based Therapist/Mental Health Worker (HIRING AND RETENTION BONUS)

    Pressley Ridge
    Mental Health Worker Job, Remote or Beaver Falls, PA
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    *Family Based Therapist/Mental Health Worker*
    Junior Level
    Bachelors Required
    8d ago
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  • 4.5

    Virtual Health Technician II

    Uchealth
    Health Technician Job, Remote or Lakewood, CO
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    r (VHC) to provide care and patient monitoring for patients across the UCHealth system. High School diploma or GED, or in lieu of HS/GED, satisfactory completion of UCHealth-administered basic competency test is required. UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee's contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. At UCHealth, we do things differently A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.
    Mid Level
    Offers Benefits
    High School Diploma Required
    New
    2d ago
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  • Licensed Mental Health Therapist

    Betterhelp
    Mental Health Therapist Job in Gaithersburg, MD
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    Then, BetterHelp provides clients with a wide variety of ways to connect with you so that they can best start their therapeutic journey: from scheduled live sessions, to shared journal entries, to audio and video messages, to clinical worksheets, to formal goal setting and tracking, and more. BetterHelp will defer to your clinical judgment and expertise about the most effective and clinically appropriate approach for each client. BetterHelp has a strong and accessible peer community of over 20,000 therapists, available to you directly through the platform. Therapists on the BetterHelp platform receive a free BetterHelp account - so you can dedicate time to your own self-care!
    Mid Level
    Masters Required
    New
    3d ago
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    Mental Health Therapist

    PM Pediatrics
    Mental Health Therapist Job, Remote or New Hyde Park, NY
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    POSITION SUMMARY: PM Pediatrics Behavioral Health is hiring a Remote Licensed Mental Health Therapist (LCSW, LMHC, LPC, or CPC) for our School Based Program to provide virtual mental health services to elementary, middle, and high school students during the school day.
    Full Time
    Mid Level
    Offers Benefits
    Masters Required
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    4d ago
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  • Remote Mental Health Clinician

    Relational Excellence, LLC
    Mental Health Clinician Job, Remote or Glen Burnie, MD
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    Relational Excellence, LLC is a distinguished leader in the provision of outpatient mental health care. During the pandemic all mental health counseling services are provided remotely through an easy to use telehealth platform. Work collaboratively with other mental health clinicians in the agency Have at least 1 year of experience providing direct mental health individual, family, or group counseling services. Requirements: Have completed a minimum of a master's degree in social work, psychology, mental health counseling, or a related field from an accredited college or university.
    Junior Level
    Offers Benefits
    Masters Required
    23d ago
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  • Mental Health Therapist (LMHC, LICSW, LMFT, LCSW)

    Transformations Care Network
    Mental Health Therapist Job in Stone Ridge, VA
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    is now part of the Transformations Care Network.
    Full Time
    Mid Level
    Offers Benefits
    Masters Required
    15d ago
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  • 4.8

    Qualified Evaluator - Licensed Mental Health Counselor - Remote

    Magellan Health
    Mental Health Counselor Job, Remote or Orlando, FL
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    This position gathers and synthesizes clinical information in order to authorize services. Reviews health care services to determine consistency with contract requirements, coverage policies and evidence-based medical necessity criteria. Collects and analyzes utilization information. Assists with program processes for transitions across levels of care including discharge planning and ambulatory follow up activity. Serves as an expert resource on coverage policies, covered benefits, and medical necessity criteria. Performs independent reviews on children/adolescents who are in the care and custody of the State of Florida and residing in a therapeutic group home level of care. Conducts an independent review of children/adolescents who are residing in a therapeutic group home level of care at 60 days post admission and then every 90 days thereafter. The focus of the review is on the child/adolescent’s progress towards achieving the goals and objectives of the treatment plan. Reviews medical records, placement documentation, treatment plans and progress notes. Completes Child/adolescent clinical interview via telehealth. Interviews collateral contacts. Completes Child and Adolescent Strengths and Needs (CANS) assessment. Completes a summary of findings report pursuant to F.S. 39.407 while addressing the following: 1.) The child appears to have an emotional disturbance serious enough to require residential treatment and is reasonably likely to benefit from treatment. 2.) The child has been provided with a clinically appropriate explanation of the nature and purpose of the treatment. 3.) All available treatment options less restrictive than residential treatment have been considered and a less restrictive alternative that would offer comparable benefits to the child is unavailable. Makes themselves available to answer questions from the Department, or their designee, the Guardian ad-Litem, and the Medicaid health plan that is financially responsible for the child’s care in treatment. Interacts with providers in a professional, respectful manner. Reviews planned, in process, or completed health care services to ensure medical necessity and effectiveness according to evidence-based criteria. Proposes alternatives when the requested services do not meet medical necessity criteria or are outside the contracted network. As assigned and based on credentials, monitors and reviews specialized requests and treatment records such as Treatment Record Forms. Provides information to enrollees, providers, and internal staff regarding covered and non-covered benefits, community resources, agency programs, and policies, procedures and criteria. Develops and manages new enrollee transitions and those involving a change in provider relationships. Develops and implements transition plans, as indicated, to ensure continuity of care. Negotiates and documents single case agreements according to procedures. In conjunction with providers and facilities, identifies, develops and monitors discharge plans. Collaborates with the Care Coordination team to implement support for transitions in care. Facilitates timely sharing of enrollees' clinical information (such as previous treatment, medications, and planned care) in order to promote continuity of care. Interacts with Medical Directors and Physician Advisors to provide case information and discuss clinical and authorization questions and concerns regarding specific cases. Assures that case documentation for each decision is complete, including related correspondence. Participates in Care Coordination team and utilization management activities, including collaboration with other staff on enrollee cases, and performing data collection, tracking, and analysis. Maintains an active work load in accordance with performance standards. Works with community agencies as appropriate. Participates in network development including identification and recruitment of quality providers as needed. Advocates for the enrollee to ensure health care needs are met. Interacts with providers in a professional, respectful manner. Provides coverage of Nurse Line and/or Crisis Line as requested or required for position. Other Job Requirements Responsibilities Masters level licensed behavioral health professional. Good organization, time management and verbal and written communication skills. Ability to function independently. Knowledge of ICD and DSM IV coding or most current edition. Ability to use computer systems. Mental health counselor licensed under chapter 491 who has at least 2 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of serious emotional or behavioral disturbance in children and adolescents and who has no actual or perceived conflict of interest with any residential treatment center or program. RN or clinical credentials in a behavioral health field. If not an RN, must hold Masters or Doctoral Degree. If nurse, RN license at a minimum. If other than RN, Masters level licensed behavioral health professional. Good organization, time management and verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of utilization management procedures, Medicaid benefits, community resources and providers. Knowledge and experience in diverse patient care settings including inpatient care. Ability to function independently and as a team member. Knowledge of ICD and DSM IV coding or most current edition. Ability to analyze specific utilization problems and creatively plan and implement solutions. Ability to use computer systems. 2 or more years of experience post degree in a clinical, psychiatric and/or substance abuse health care setting. Requires minimum of 2 years of experience conducting utilization management according to medical necessity criteria. General Job Information Title Qualified Evaluator – Licensed Mental Health Counselor – Remote Grade 24 Work Experience - Required Clinical Work Experience - Preferred Education - Required Associates - Nursing, Masters - Behavioral Health Education - Preferred License and Certifications - Required LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Care Mgmt, LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor - Care Mgmt, RN - Registered Nurse, State and/or Compact State Licensure - Care Mgmt License and Certifications - Preferred Salary Range Salary Minimum: $58,440 Salary Maximum: $93,500 This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Actual pay will be adjusted based on an individual's skills, experience, education, and other job-related factors permitted by law. This position may be eligible for short-term incentives as well as a comprehensive benefits package. Magellan offers a broad range of health, life, voluntary and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.
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  • Mental Health Counselor

    Austin Anxiety and Trauma Specialists
    Mental Health Counselor Job, Remote or Houston, TX
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    1-3 years in a clinical setting working with mental health patients is required
    Full Time
    Junior Level
    Offers Benefits
    23d ago
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  • Mental Health Therapist

    Mirielle Therapy Practice
    Mental Health Therapist Job, Remote or New York, NY
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    Mirielle Therapy Practice, PLLC is seeking licensed mental health therapists to work in our growing group practice.
    Mid Level
    Easy Apply
    23d ago
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  • Behavioral Health Technician

    Some, Inc.
    Behavioral Health Technician Job in Washington, DC
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    SOME (So Others Might Eat) exists to help homeless and poor individuals and families of Washington, DC. Jordan House is located on North Capitol Street, Washington, DC.
    Mid Level
    Masters Preferred
    Bachelors Required
    20d ago
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  • Licensed Mental Health Therapist (LCSW, LPC, LMFT)

    Lifestance Health
    Mental Health Therapist Job in Ashburn, VA
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    At LifeStance Health, we strive to help individuals, families, and communities with their mental health needs.
    Full Time
    Mid Level
    Offers Benefits
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    Easy Apply
    7d ago
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Average Salary For a Mental Health Technician

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Mental Health Technician is $29,710 per year or $14 per hour. The highest paying Mental Health Technician jobs have a salary over $37,000 per year while the lowest paying Mental Health Technician jobs pay $23,000 per year

Average Mental Health Technician Salary
$29,000 yearly
$14 hourly
Updated August 8, 2022
$23,000
10 %
$29,000
Median
$37,000
90 %

5 Common Career Paths For a Mental Health Technician

Certified Nursing Assistant

A certified nursing assistant generally assists patients in their healthcare needs and medical procedures. They support patients in their daily activities by monitoring patients' temperature and food intake, ensuring the cleanliness of the patient's room, and keeping documentation of patients' conditions for reference of nurses and doctors. A certified nursing assistant should also communicate with patients' families and provide updates as often as needed. It is also important that a nursing assistant is patient and compassionate enough to attend to direct patient needs, which could get demanding or challenging at times.

Counselor

Often, counselors are known to be the go-to person in times we are in need of emotional and psychological support. They help people to manage and overcome the issues which affect their mental health and well-being. Counselors face different kind of situations which may involve trauma, addiction, disabilities, abuse, suicide, anger management, career, and even personal relationships. They provide care, counseling, rehabilitation, and support services. Every counseling requires collaborative effort both from the counselor and client to become effective.

Registered Nurse

The primary responsibilities of a registered nurse involve caring for a variety of patients, from ill and injured to those who are healthy and wanting to stay that way. Nurses have different specialization and work with particular patients, such as newborn babies or those who are suffering from particular medical conditions. They work on different settings which includes hospital, outpatient facility, rehabilitation center, nursing home, dialysis center, home healthcare agency, and other offices. They can administer medications, wound care, and other aids or treatment plan. They also conduct medical tests, interpret the results, and monitor patients' recovery and progress.

Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed practical nurses are considered leading front liners in the clinic or hospital setting. They assist nurses and doctors in conducting various activities related to sick or injured patients. Licensed practical nurses are primarily expected to provide routine care for patients and assist registered nurses in creating care plans. They maintain and update medical records, prepare patients for medical examinations, help patients dress, bath, or eat, take vital signs, administer and monitor medicine intake, monitor patients and update nurses and doctors on patient status, and assist during medical examinations.

Patient Care Technician

Patient care technicians are medical workers who work in clinics, hospitals, or other medical facilities under the supervision of doctors or other health professionals. They provide assistance to health professionals and patients. They help patients with mobility concerns get into hospital beds, bathrooms, wheelchairs, and more. They also help patients with their physical therapy sessions and other physical needs. They handle patient concerns and communicate these to attending physicians. They may be assigned to administer basic medical procedures such as checking vital signs and collecting samples from patients, among others.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Mental Health Technician

Mental Health Technician Jobs FAQs

How much do mental health techs make an hour?

Mental health techs make approximately $17 an hour. A technician's wage can vary due to location of employment and education.

While larger cities typically pay more for mental health technicians, not all large markets are the same. A mental health tech in Chicago can expect to earn approximately $18 per hour, while techs working in San Francisco will earn close to $21per hour. This discrepancy in the hourly wage reflects the cost of living in both cities.

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