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Therapist I
Title:Therapist I
Department:Metcalfe Service Center-Edmonton,KY
Salary Range:$45,000 annually
Company:LifeSkills, Inc.
Job Location:Edmonton, Ky

Why choose LifeSkills?

    Opportunity to work for a nonprofit corporation passionate about the quality of care and providing a thoughtful approach for improving the lives of families in crisis since 1966.




Hours Status: FULL-TIME-Salary ,Therapist I Outpatient - $45,000  

Brief Job Description:
Provide a variety of treatment services to children and adults with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. Services include individual, family, group therapy, and psychosocial assessments; delivered at Outpatient Clinic locations, community partner locations, homes, and via telehealth. Flexible hours, and work across locations and populations may be required.

  • Masters Degree in psychology, social work, or another mental health related field and eligibility for Kentucky licensure is required.
  • Experience working with the above populations is strongly preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide individual, family, group therapy, and psychosocial assessments for children and adults with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both.
  • Maintain an average of 5-6 hours daily billable service at Clinic, community partner locations, schools, homes, and via telehealth during regular weekday operating hours.
  • Provide emergency on-call services as needed; after hours and on weekends (scheduled in advance and reimbursed beyond base pay).

Benefits of Becoming an Outpatient Therapist

  • Work for the agency with the widest and most intensive array of Behavioral Health services in South Central Kentucky, serving children and adults since 1966.
  • Be a part of interdisciplinary teams at every location, with the largest group of Behavioral Health Professionals in the region; including Case Managers, Peer Support Staff, Psychiatric providers and others.
  • Opportunities to supplement base pay; including performance bonuses over $15,000 a year for service billing.
  • Training and certification in nationally-recognized, evidence-based practices provided at no-cost.
  • Reimbursement for professional licensure costs, including CEUs.
  • Clinical Supervision provided at no-cost for staff seeking full-licensure.
  • Company Laptop with IT and network support; clinical documentation through nationally-recognized EHR software; dedicated office, practice space, and clinical support staff at every location.
  • Billing, credentialing, and other professional services managed and provided by LifeSkills.

BENEFITS, Full-time employees enjoy:

  • Holidays (11)
  • Personal Day
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Wellness plans
  • Life Insurance, Disability, Flexible Spending Account, Supplemental Products and more
  • Pension Plan! Defined retirement benefit through the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Participation is automatic and effective immediate upon hire.

LifeSkills/Pennyroyal is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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