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Therapist - Outpatient | Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Alleghany County, VA

Posted: 11/20/2023 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 35682 Compensation: 50,000

Job Description

Role Overview:
The outpatient therapist will carry a caseload to be seen primarily in the office but could also provide services in a jail-based setting. Primary duties include assessment and diagnosing, developing treatment plans, completing the necessary documentation, intakes/annual assessments, and providing individual and/or family therapy as well as group therapy.

Compensation: $50,000.00 - $65,000.00
Location: Alleghany County, Virginia

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Some of the common benefits offered by the health institutes we represent include:
  • Healthcare Benefits
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Professional Development
  • Bonuses and Incentives

  • Manage a caseload, conducting assessments, diagnosing, and developing treatment plans primarily in the office, with potential services in a jail-based setting

  • Complete necessary documentation, including intakes/annual assessments, and maintain electronic records for client caseload

  • Provide individual and/or family therapy, as well as group therapy; participate in treatment team meetings with psychiatrists and service team members

  • Administer all Medicaid authorizations for clients on the caseload with Medicaid insurance

  • Engage in weekly supervision sessions with the direct supervisor; provide hourly supervision to Residents in Counseling

  • Administer and manage sign-on bonuses for eligible Virginia licensed LCSWs and LPCs

  • Adhere to evidence-based practices, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and emergency interventions

  • Utilize knowledge of community mental health and public health for advocacy and enhanced client access to community resources

  • Maintain quarterly evaluations, handle outside reports, and manage correspondence when necessary

  • Ensure compliance with service standards and principles related to mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse


  • Hold a Master's degree from an accredited college/university in an applicable human services field

  • Possess licensure in the State of Virginia as LPC, LCSW, LCP, or Licensed Eligible (LMHP-R or LMHP)

  • Consideration for candidates with a Master's degree working towards licensure

  • Demonstrate proficiency in evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and various therapeutic modalities

  • Have knowledge of community mental health, public health, and advocacy principles

  • Understand psychiatric/medical medications and treatments

  • Possess a valid driver's license and the ability to drive

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within two business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, TAG MedStaffing will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
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