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Refugee Mental Health Psychotherapist Part-time

Jewish Family Service of Colorado
Part-time
On-site
Denver, Colorado, United States
$23 - $29 USD hourly
Part-time
Description

 Job Summary: To further the agency's mission by providing cross-cultural counseling services for the benefit of clients and the community. This Psychotherapist will be serving refugees, immigrants, and non-English-speaking individuals. JFS supports a flexible work environment with hybrid work options available to most positions.


Hiring Range: $23.00 - $29.00 per hour


Hiring Bonus: A hiring bonus of $1,000 for unlicensed (must be within 3 months of being licensed) and $1500 for licensed is now being offered.  This amount will be pro-rated for part-time staff based on the number of hours worked. 50% will be paid at hiring and the remaining 50% will be paid at one year.    


JFS supports a flexible work environment with hybrid work options available to most positions.  Colorado residency is required.  Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter with their resume.  Tell us why you want to work with us!


Responsibilities:

  • Provide psychotherapy to individuals, couples, children, and groups. May provide additional outpatient services, including consultation and client education in a variety of settings.  Home visits as needed.
  • Provide specialized case management services to mental health clients as needed.
  • Complete intake of new clients, make appointments for on-going treatment, facilitate referrals for additional resources, and assess to ensure appropriate level of care. Train staff and interns if needed.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees.  
  • Attend continuing education classes, workshops, and training seminars.  
  • Maintain timely and accurate client records in electronic health record database.
  • Work with interpreters, transportation providers and other refugee service providers to ensure continuity of care.
  • Current work entails a hybrid model of working remotely and in the office.  This can fluctuate per programmatic and /or client needs.


COVID-19 considerations: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (proof required), subject to legally required exemptions.


Company Overview: JFS is a nonprofit human services organization that serves anyone in need – regardless of their circumstances or religious beliefs. We believe in a shared responsibility to support impactful changes throughout our community.


 Do you have to be Jewish to work at JFS?  No.  JFS encourages applications from people of all races, colors, religions, national origins, sex (including gender identity), political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, ages, disabilities, genetic information, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military status, or any other status protected by law or regulation. 

 
Founded over 150 years ago, we currently offer more than 30 programs and services, including food security, housing stability, mental health counseling, aging care, employment support, and disability services. JFS takes a holistic approach, assessing the various needs of the individual or family and provides the appropriate services all from one organization. We continuously evaluate the evolving challenges of our community and adapt or develop programs that respond to the resulting needs.


We are very proud of our work culture, including recently completing a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion assessment. JFS offers competitive pay and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, health savings account, flexible spending account, Legal/ID Theft, supplemental insurances, company-paid Life/LTD, Employee Assistance Programs, 401(k), 15-21 paid holidays and a generous leave program. JFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Requirements

 Education

  • LPC, LCSW, Ph.D., or Psy.D, preferred, but can be working towards licensure.
  • All mental health clinicians must register with CAQH (Council for Affordable Quality Health) within 7 days of date of hire.

Experience:

  • 3-5 years post-graduate experience in individual, group, family, and couples therapy to diverse clients preferred,
  • Familiarity with Medicaid guidelines and coding.

Other:

  • Computer literacy is required.  
  • Ability to relate effectively with clients from diverse cultures.
  • Additional language proficiency skills are welcomed.