Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Mental Health Therapist Akron/Brecksville

Brecksville, OH
MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST


Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES

  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as we would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Day Job

Monday-Friday / 8:00am-5:00pm


Full Time, Day Shift

Mon-Fri, 8a-5p

Outpatient:  Akron & Brecksville

 

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

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor with Clinical Endorsement (PCC),
    OR Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW)
  • Master's Degree required
  • 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
     
    Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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