Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Mental Health Therapist

Akron, Ohio

Job Description

Shift Information: Day Job


2 ten hour shifts/week (9a-7p); days will vary

Trauma, Care Center, Behavioral Health


Position Description:

  • Applies graduate-level clinical counseling skills, interventions, and social work to the psychosocial assessment of individuals adolescents, families, and groups as appropriate to client needs in the context of the department
  • Ensures rules of the milieu are followed and safety is maintained by the clients
  • Provides case management for assigned cases to promote collaboration with community and hospital services
  • Seeks appropriate supervision based on clinical licensure requirements and as needed for practice and training


    • Licensed Professional Counselor with Clinical Endorsement (PCC), or Licensed Professional Counselor (PC), AND a Master's Degree in counseling from a CACREP accredited program
    • OR Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW), or Licensed Social Worker, AND a Master's Degree in Social Work from accredited Social Work academic program
    • If LPC or LSW, MUST obtain LISW or PCC from the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board within 3 years of hire date 
  • Minimum of one year experience required, OR completion of Mental Health Therapy internship at Akron Children's Hospital division of Pediatric Psychiatry 
  • Past clinical experience in a setting with adolescents, families, and groups preferred 
  • Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills required 
  • Computer skills are required


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