Lead Clinician (LCSW)

Position Description

Reporting to the Clinic Manager, the Lead Therapist will provide behavioral health services to Eleanor Health patients facing complex health and social challenges associated with substance use disorder and opioid use disorder. The Lead Therapist will drive all psychosocial aspects of the patient’s treatment plan, in close collaboration with the entire care team. The Lead Therapist is primarily responsible for driving all therapy activities in the clinic, serving as a crisis management resource, and supporting patients in defining and reaching their recovery goals.

Candidate Responsibilities

Conduct behavioral health assessments of all new and re-enrolling patients to determine the appropriate level of care for each patient

Co-manage the treatment of patient psychiatric, psychosocial, physical health-related and behavioral health needs throughout the patient’s treatment journey

Conduct individual therapy sessions with patients

Lead regular group therapy sessions with five to ten patients, focused on specific topics and targeted for specific patient populations

Collaborate with Community Recovery Partners to reinforce behavioral health principles and interventions during navigation sessions

Coordinate with external behavioral health treatment facilities, assisting with referrals to and from higher levels of care when needed

Proactively identify methods to improve Eleanor Health’s program based on feedback from patients, including ideas for new services to offer to certain patient populations

Approximately 25% Clinic Manager/Administrative responsibilities & 75% direct member care

Candidate Qualifications

Fully Licensed LCSW, LCISW, LAADC in the state of LA

Comfortable with commuting to the clinic

Active CPR certification (or willing to obtain prior to hire date)

Masters degree in psychology, counseling, social work, family therapy, or related field

Experience providing mental health treatment and substance use treatment to patients with substance use disorder (SUD) and/or opioid use disorder (OUD)

Excellent working knowledge of evidence-based treatments for behavioral health conditions

Highly skilled in behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, relapse prevention therapy, contingency management, and motivational interviewing

Experience working with patients with multiple medical and behavioral health diagnoses is preferred, but not required

Strong interpersonal communication skills with exceptional active listening abilities

Highly empathetic, non-judgmental, and open-minded

Experience in a collaborative team environment

Mission driven and motivated to join an organization that will transform the way we deliver accessible, evidence-based, and clinically excellent care in the opioid use disorder space

Located in or willing to relocate to Lafayette area; able to travel to clinic site on a daily basis

About Eleanor Health

Eleanor Health is the first outpatient addiction and mental health provider delivering convenient and comprehensive care through a value-based payment structure. Committed to health and wellbeing without judgment, Eleanor Health is focused on delivering whole-person, comprehensive care to transform the quality, delivery, and accessibility of care for people affected by addiction.

To date, Eleanor Health operates multiple clinics and a fully virtual model statewide across Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington, delivering care through population and value-based partnerships with Medicare, Medicaid, and employers.

If you are passionate about providing high quality, evidence based care for individuals with substance use disorder through an innovative practice and about building a great business that makes a difference, Eleanor Health is an ideal opportunity for you. We seek highly skilled, motivated and compassionate individuals who take responsibility and adapt quickly to change to join our deeply committed and collaborative team.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type
Full Time
70 days ago

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