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We are always on the lookout for dedicated mental health clinicians who are interested in joining our #FITFAMILY.

Friends in Transition (FIT) Counseling Center, is a Mental Health Practice in Bethesda, MD. We specialize in grief, loss, and a variety of life transitions. We are always on the look out for dedicated mental health clinicians who are interested in joining our #FITFAMILY

We take great pride in serving, and that starts with the team members we have the privilege to serve alongside.

 

Current Openings + Job Descriptions

Mental Health Therapist

This position requires a minimum of 20 hours per week. The ideal candidate will provide counseling services to children, adolescents, and adults. M-F schedule with two evenings. Masters degree and independent license is required for this position. The Therapist delivers quality mental health services and programming associated with grief and loss, and life transitions to all adults and children, as well as provides direct clinical services to children and their families.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Master’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology or other mental health field.

    PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Work with children and parents, in groups, individually, and family sessions to address psychological and emotional challenges.
    • Complete family intake with all residents to determine services needed.
    • Works with Clinical Director and other therapists on staff to coordinate services.
    • Ensure quality services are provided.
    • Participate in bi-weekly clinical meetings and weekly intake meetings.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.
    • Provide evidenced-based, culturally competent care
    • Deliver training and workshops as needed

    Administrative duties

    • Complete administrative paperwork in a timely manner
    • Participate internal and external meetings with key stakeholders and community leaders
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Preferred Qualifications: Paneled with BCBS, Humana and Cigna
    Art Therapist

    This position requires a minimum of 20 hours per week. The ideal candidate will provide counseling services to children, adolescents,adults, families and groups. M-F schedule with two evenings. Masters degree and independent license is required for this position. The Therapist delivers quality mental health services and programming associated with grief and loss, and life transitions to all adults and children, as well as provides direct clinical services to children and their families.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology or other mental health field.

      PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

      Work with children and parents, in groups, individually, and family sessions to address psychological and emotional challenges.

      Complete family intake with all residents to determine services needed.

      Works with Clinical Director and other therapists on staff to coordinate services.

      Ensure quality services are provided.

      Participate in bi-weekly clinical meetings and weekly intake meetings.

      Perform other related duties as assigned.

      Provide evidenced-based, culturally competent care

      Deliver training and workshops as needed

      Administrative Duties

      Complete administrative paperwork in a timely manner

      Participate internal and external meetings with key stakeholders and community leaders

      Other duties as assigned

      Preferred Qualifications: Paneled with BCBS, Humana and Cigna Art therapist that has experience running groups and working with families.

       

      Social Media Intern

      Do you ROCK on social media? Are you an excellent writer? Are you able to, tweet, share and post quality content? Then WE are looking for YOU. We are a growing mental health practice looking to give the right person some real world experience growing an online community by using a variety of online platforms to deliver engaging, high quality content.

      • Please Note: This position is an internship opportunity for junior or senior-level college students, or for recent college grads looking to gain some real-world marketing experience. Our Content Coordinator will work roughly 15 – 20 hours/week for our Bethesda, MD.

      Job Responsibilities:

      • Develop content and update calendars on a weekly/monthly basis that allow for 3 – 5 Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, blog posts etc. per week.Monitor FIT‘s social media channels (Twitter, Facebook Linkedin, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) for re-tweets, shares and comments.Monitor and engage in relevant online discussions surrounding mental health.
      • Research keywords and optimize content for search engines and lead generationUse Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator to create simple graphics and infographics for content posting
      • Other Marketing projects as assigned.

      What We’re Looking For:

      • College grad, or junior/senior level student completing bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field.
      • Excellent communication skills and a gift for producing a high volume of quality contentAbility to work independently or with minimal directionStrong understanding of digital marketing and social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, Youtube, blogs, etc.)Basic understanding of Google Adwords/Analytics.Experience using the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator)

      Bonus Skills:

      • Experience using social media analytics tools such as Facebook Insights/Business Manager/Ads Manager, Twitter Analytics.Experience with social media or marketing automation tools such as Smarterqueue. An interest in the mental health field.

      Location & Work Environment:

      • remote

      Job Type:

      • Internship (unpaid)

      Job Type: Part-time

      Clinical Intern

      We are a training center and accept interns all year round. We are currently accepting interns in Clinical Mental Health, School Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy programs. We have licensed Clinical Supervisors on staff.

      Lead Admin (Remote)

      Friends In Transition (FIT) Counseling is a BIPOC-centered mental health group practice specializing in grief and trauma support. Our capture areas are specific to Washington, DC and Maryland, while we currently offer telehealth services during the pandemic. We’re looking for a motivated, detail oriented individual to support day-to-day operations and shape positive client/clinician experiences. 

      Key Responsibilities:

      • Respond to all methods of client requests for services (phone, email, TherapyNotes)
      • Complete client screening and provide intake docs for completion
      • Schedule client appointments and manage clinician calendars
      • Verify insurance benefits and communicate copayment
      • Entering/updating client data into EHR system
      • Submit patient billing and insurance payments

      Required Qualifications:

      • Confidence to work independently with openness to constructive feedback
      • Effective interpersonal skills and speaking with new people
      • Excellent organization and time management skills
      • Problem solving prowess without explicit guidance
      • Tech savvy with online systems/tools

      Highly Preferred Qualifications

      • Medical billing experience
      • Experience with HIPAA compliant systems
      • Experience in mental health/practice setting
      • Experience with EHR, TherapyNotes specifically

      Salary and Benefits:

      • This is a part-time position with the potential to become full-time. Starting salary is negotiable between $17-$20/hr, commensurate with experience
      • Health Insurance is available