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OPT Therapist – Spanish Speaking  

Category Clinical Services  

Position Summary: Outpatient Therapists provide services designed to meet the clinically significant behavioral or psychological symptoms or patterns that have been identified as treatment needs of the recipient. This service is provided through scheduled therapeutic treatment sessions and may be provided to individuals, families or groups.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides 1:1, group, and/or family counseling-as stipulated by specific referral-to individuals and families with emotional and/or behavioral issues.
  • Provides assessment and clinical diagnostic services for persons entering or reentering the human services system, including assessment of strength and supports.
  • Provides 1:1, group and/or family counseling as stipulated by specific referral to individuals and families with emotional and/or behavioral issues.
  • Maintains clinical documentation according to Program and Medicaid standards regarding service provision, assessments and progress reports.
  • Assists the individual in developing a person -centered service plan; updating at least every six months or as needed. The plan should be a strength based approach.
  • Assists the individual to develop a crisis plan identifying social supports; coping skills and contact numbers. This should be reviewed at least every six months or as needed.
  • Attends and participates in clinical supervisions and other trainings as required.
  • Works cooperatively with peers, supervisors, referral sources, community stakeholders to help facilitate a team-based approach.
  • Keeps Program Manager (Clinical Director /Program Director) informed of clinical and administrative issues related to service delivery.
  • Provides documentation of all sentinel events through standard incident reporting procedures.
  • Fulfills all duties utilizing a person or family centered approach, in line with ESUCP's mission and philosophy.
  • As required, acts as a lead clinician for persons served assisting with case management/monitoring responsibilities.
  • Completes timesheets, documentation and other paperwork in a timely manner and accurate fashion according to internal, state and federal standards.
  • Meets weekly billable expectations. Productivity is monitored and clinicians are updated on their progress weekly.
  • Complete within 90 days trainings as required by agency and service model. Ongoing trainings required as needed.
  • Drives for position on a regular basis as needed.
  • Written and spoken fluency in Spanish and English.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a human service related field from an institution accredited by the USOE or CHEA required.
  • Full or provisional license in appropriate discipline required – either LCSW; LPC; LMFT; LCAS; LCSW-A; LPC-A; LMFT-A.
  • Must have at least one year’s fulltime, documented experience with the population served.
  • Demonstrates high moral and ethical character and be free of any substantiated charges of abuse or neglect on the NC Healthcare Registry and OIG.
  • Maintain valid insurance for personal vehicles utilized for work.
  • Must have a valid, state appropriate, unrestricted Driver’s License with acceptable MVR.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position OPT Therapist - Spanish Speaking  
Division Clinical  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Clinical Raleigh  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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