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CHILDRENS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER OF AKRON Mental Health Therapist in North Canton, Ohio

About Akron Children's HospitalAkron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at .OUR PROMISESTo treat every child as we would our ownTo treat others as they would like to be treatedTo turn no child away for any reasonWe are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.M-F for Outpatient Therapy at North Canton and Alliance with Variable Day Hours with 1 Evening a Week Required Summary:The Mental Health Therapist applies graduate-level clinical counseling skills/social work to the psychosocial assessment of children and/or adolescents, collaboratively with families, and provides graduate-level clinical social work/counseling interventions as appropriate to patient needs in the context of the department.Responsibilities: Conducts initial patient and family psychosocial assessment, and triages care accordingly.Communicates with staff regarding assessment, treatment and interdisciplinary care plan through documentation, and meetings such as patient rounds.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psychological, social, educational, and safety needs of the patients served.Ethical and timely completion of documentation as is expected in the context of the department.Consistent use of evidenced based trauma and risk assessment tools.Complete Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) interventions in additional to other clinical evidence-based treatment modalities to assist patient and families in the completion of their individualized service plans.Technical Expertise Experience working with electronic medical record software, such as EPIC, is preferred.Proficiency in Microsoft Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.Education and Experience Education: Masters' Degree in Social Work or Clinical Mental Health Counseling is required.Certification: Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Independent Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor required.Years of relevant experience: Minimum 3 years of relevant experience is preferred.Full TimeFTE: 1.000000Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities. EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated\_files/employers/eeoc\_self\_print\_poster.pdfAkron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc\_self\_print\_poster.pdf

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