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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. A Masters degree and independent license is required for this position. We will consider well qualified provisionally licensed clinicians. 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
Bookkeeper Extraordinaire – Catch Up & Reconciliation Guru

Location: Remote Welcome

Job Type: Temporary (with a whisper of potential for more)

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. A Masters degree and independent license is required for this position. We will consider well qualified provisionally licensed clinicians. 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.

ABOUT US:

Friends in Transition Counseling Services, under the visionary leadership of a renowned expert in grief and trauma therapy, stands as a pillar of hope and healing in the mental health community. With a story of resilience and a dedication to aiding those in their most challenging times, we’ve grown not just in size but in heart. As we navigate through our own financial transitions, we’re on the lookout for a Bookkeeper Extraordinaire to help us catch up on our accounting and lay a solid foundation for future growth.

THE MISSION:

Your quest is to tackle the tales untold within our financial records, bringing light to the overlooked and order to the chaos. With a knack for numbers and a touch of tenacity, you’ll ensure our accounts are not just reconciled, but crystal clear, setting the stage for a seamless tax preparation and peace of mind for our dedicated team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Catch-Up Accounting: Dive into our past financial records with the precision of a historian, ensuring every transaction is accurately captured.
  • Reconciliation: Be the bridge between our bank statements and accounting records, ensuring every penny is accounted for and discrepancies are resolved.
  • QuickBooks Mastery: Utilize QuickBooks to its fullest potential, making sure our financial data is tidy, tagged, and truthful.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare reports that tell the story of where we’ve been financially, guiding us on where we need to go.
  • Supportive Collaboration: Work closely with our team to clarify any financial mysteries and provide insights that help us better understand our financial narrative.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience: Proven track record with at least 2 years in a bookkeeping role, with bonus points for experience in the mental health or consulting sectors.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in QuickBooks is a must-have; familiarity with other financial software is a bonus.
  • Detail-Oriented: A keen eye for detail and a natural knack for numbers.
  • Independent Worker: Ability to manage tasks independently while also being a collaborative team player.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills, with the ability to translate financial jargon into plain English

WHY YOU’LL LOVE WORKING WITH US:

  • Impact: Your work directly supports the wellbeing of others, ensuring our team can focus on providing exceptional care.
  • Flexibility: Remote work options that respect your personal time and space.
  • Growth Potential: Opportunity to expand your role as we grow, with insights into the unique financial dynamics of the mental health sector.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you’re ready to jump into this financial adventure and help steer our practice towards even greater clarity and success, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply through the button below (please do not use the form at the bottom of this page for this position).

Upload your resume, a brief cover letter that highlights your experience with catch-up bookkeeping tasks, and a fun fact about yourself that’s not related to accounting.

Imagine finding that perfect blend of skill and understanding, someone who’s ready to roll up their sleeves and dive into the numbers with the same passion they’d bring to a good book. Can’t wait to see who steps up to the challenge!

Alright, let’s weave together an application that’s not just about ticking boxes but truly discovering the gems who can navigate the financial waters with finesse and a touch of flair. This application will not only cover the essentials found in your standard form but also introduce targeted questions to gauge applicants’ proficiency with QuickBooks and their understanding of the financial intricacies specific to a mental health practice. Imagine this as your treasure map to finding that financial navigator who’s ready to join your crew on this incredible journey.

Since I can’t directly access external websites like “fit-counseling.com/join-the-team” to view your normal application, I’ll craft a comprehensive application template incorporating general aspects typically covered in professional applications, along with specific questions aimed at assessing applicants’ skills and knowledge relevant to the Bookkeeper Extraordinaire role. Let’s set sail!

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

    This position requires a minimum of 15 hours per week. The ideal candidate will provide counseling services to children, adolescents, and adults under the supervision of our clinical leadership team. M-F schedule with two evenings.

    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 to provide individual (administrative and clinical supervision) and group supervision.

    You must be enrolled in an accredited Masters or doctoral degree program.

    Our interns are trained to work with clients who are experiencing grief and loss, and life transitions to all adults and children, as well as provide direct clinical services to children and their families.

    Our interns are in their final year of study and commit to a one-year placement at our site.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Enrolled in a Masters or doctoral program 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
    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