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AdventHealth Careers for Veterans Licensed Independent Practitioner - LCSW, LPC, LMFT
Killeen, TX


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth Central Texas, AdventHealth Family Medicine Rural Clinics and AdventHealth Rollins Brook is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Day Shift

The community you’ll be caring for:

§ Located in the heart of Texas, AdventHealth provides care for the citizens of Bell, Coryell and Lampasas counties.

§ AdventHealth is committed to reinvesting in the community by offering the services, technologies, and facilities to set the standard with the continually changing healthcare industry.

§ As a member of our team of more than 1,000 employees you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth while working in an environment that is centered around our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.

The role you’ll contribute:

The AdventHealth Medical Group, Licensed LCSW, LPC, LMFT position is trained and licensed to treat clients with emotional, behavioral, and mental health disorders. Counseling sessions may be one-to-one, group therapy, or sessions involving family members. As part of the counseling process, they may refer patients out to other specialists, conduct interviews, testing and risk assessment sessions with patients to evaluate their mental condition and formulate a treatment plan. The position will provide billable services on AdventHealth Medical Group assigned Outpatient Clinics. In addition to therapy services, LCSW, LPC, LMFT will provide case management and education to clients, family members, other disciplines involved in the treatment of the patient.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

Utilizes evidence-based interventions to assist patients, families, and significant others in coping with the psychosocial aspects of illness and its treatment.

Assessment of mental, behavioral, and emotional disorders

Applying DSM criteria leading to diagnosis

Establishment of an appropriate treatment plan, including consultation when indicated

Provision of individual psychotherapy, family therapy, couples therapy, and group therapy as indicated.

Intervention in urgent and emergent mental health problems

Provide such other services as may be determined by the responsible supervisor within scope of practice.

Develops treatment plans in collaboration with psychiatric providers as required.

Consults with physicians, patient, hospital staff, family members or significant others in a timely manner to facilitate resolution of identified barriers to treatment progress to ensure the continuity of care.

Maintains pertinent records of social work intervention, assessment, diagnostic impression, and treatment for use in compiling accurate statistics.

Documents social work intervention in the medical record that reflects the current findings and status of the intervention at the time of the intervention.

Makes referrals to Federal, state, county and community agencies in a timely manner. Develops working relationship with agencies to ensure appropriate service delivery to patients.

Assesses patient for behavioral health needs as needed. Provides referrals for behavioral services as needed. Provides provisional diagnoses for mental health issues according to the DSM-V as needed.

Provides referrals or consults with additional team members when identification of issues needs to be attended by the treatment team.

Maintains effective communication techniques with physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and staff members.

Knowledgeable of current Federal, state and other regulatory agencies in the areas of quality, performance, utilization and patient care.

Reports suspected abuse and neglect to Child Protective Services.

Exhibits empathy and acceptance of adolescent mood variance and attempts at independence.

Identifies social problems and financial limitations in patients that may contribute to discharge and treatment problems. Identifies and provides info about community resources from which patients may benefit.

Maintains current Texas social work license and completes continuing education unit accordingly.

Remains current in BLS certification as required.

Develops and maintains internal and external contacts that enhance effective relationships for the hospital. Develops a working relationship with community organizations to establish maximum resources available to patients.

Attends, participates, or conducts meetings, conferences, and workshops as required.

Communicates effectively with AHMG staff, clients, family members, and other disciplines involved in the treatment of the patient.

Compiles timely resources, data, and literature pertaining to clinic needs as required.

Initiates projects to improve the performance of clinic programs and the care provided as requested.

Works independently by using critical thinking and creativity to incorporate evidence-based framework.

Educates and collaborates community agencies/organizations to improve knowledge and awareness of resources and services.

NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbent's addendum as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :

Minimum qualifications :

Graduation from an accredited master’s degree program, counseling, or a related field, and licensure exams along with required post graduate supervised internship experience in a psychiatric inpatient or outpatient setting.

LCSW, LPC, LMFT (meet State of Texas independent licensure certification as required by state law)

2 years of experience as a clinical social worker in a psychiatric hospital or outpatient clinic setting is preferred. Experience should include individual, group, and family therapy treatment and discharge planning in a therapeutic care setting.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Behavioral

Organization: AdventHealth Medical Group Central Texas

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23034070

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: 2407 S CLEAR CREEK RD

    Pay Range: $27.516 - $41.274

  • Location: Killeen, TX

  • Job ID: 23034070

  • Job Family: Behavioral

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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