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Mental Health Therapist – School Based and Outpatient - $1,500 Sign On Bonus

UBCSS • Cecil & Harford County, MD

Posted 24 days ago

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Competitive salary, excellent benefits, NHSC loan repayment
Healthcare - Health Services, Social Services, Other Great Industries
Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services, Other


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Job Description

Outpatient Therapist / School Based  – Psychotherapist (Nonprofit)

$1,500 Sign On Bonus

We are looking for Mental Health / School Based Therapists who combine empathy and compassion with strong time management skills and the ability to manage a case load in a fast-paced environment. It is also important that you display excellent interpersonal skills along with the ability to work well with diverse populations.


You will be part of an established and respected non-profit mental health organization with a full staff of specialists for any referrals you may need to make. We offer clinical supervision and manager-directed CEU training. Our internship programs will also allow you to gain experience mentoring masters-level students and helping them to prepare for their licensing exams. What’s more, our location in the Chesapeake Bay area is known for its historic towns, beautiful scenery and outdoor activities such as boating and golfing.

Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package that includes the following benefits:

  • National Health Services Corps (NHSC) approved site – eligible to apply to the NHSC Loan Repayment Program

  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Life insurance with AD&D
  • Long-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary supplemental insurance
  • 403(b) with company match
  • Vacation
  • Sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Time off in summer for school-based therapists 
  • Tuition assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Credit union membership

Psychotherapists, grow your career with one of Maryland’s leading providers of behavioral and mental health services. Join our team at Upper Bay Counseling & Support Services! For over 15 years we have provided outpatient programs to Maryland’s Cecil and Hartford Counties and due to continued expansion and growth we have full time, part time and Contractual openings for experienced Mental Health Therapists to work with individuals, groups and families.


We offer a wide array of services geared toward mental health and co-occurring substance abuse (MH/SA) treatment. Choose to work at one of our onsite outpatient clinics; or to provide offsite home-based or school based therapy. We provide onsite clinical supervision as needed, all while you gain valuable experience, licensure assistance, CEU training and a competitive compensation structure!

Upper Bay Counseling & Support Services has a 90% employee retention rate, and embraces employee engagement, promoting a culture of continuous learning!

These positions will be based in Elkton & Havre De Grace, MD!

Outpatient Therapist / School Based Therapist – Psychotherapist (Nonprofit)

Job Responsibilities:

You will have the opportunity to participate in multiple treatment programs as well as providing community and support services to our large and diverse client base. You will work in a treatment team environment with our Psychiatrists and Psychologists.

Your specific duties in this role will include:

  • Providing individual, family and group therapy to clients and their families
  • Serving as a treatment coordinator and providing clients with case management services
  • Providing consultation and education to clients, caregivers, internal support staff and other community agencies, as needed
  • Opportunities Conducting mental health related educational programs in the agency and in the community
  • Participating in quality improvement activities and critical outcome indicators research
  • Maintaining client records and related documents in accordance with established state / regulatory and UBCSS standards and time frames
  • Submitting all required billing and statistical documentation in a timely manner
  • Consistently meeting case load requirements
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Mental Health / School Based Therapist – Psychotherapist (Nonprofit)

$1,500 Sign On Bonus

Specific qualifications for the position include:

  • License either in the state of Maryland or be willing to transfer license to the state of Maryland (LCSW-C, LGSW, LCPC, LGPC, LCMFT, LGMFT, PhD or Psy-D)
  • Master’s or Doctoral Degree in a mental health discipline
  • Prefer a Minimum 2 years experience providing psychotherapy / mental health services
  • Ability to develop treatment plans, maintain required documentation and effectively manage a varied caseload
  • Ability to organize and prioritize duties and to work within a treatment team
  • Experience in mental health and co-occurring MH/SA disorders and treatment, a plus
  • Computer skills and knowledge of an electronic health record, a plus

Mental Health / School Based Therapist – Psychotherapist (Nonprofit)

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