The Ladipo Group

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Position and responsibilities

The Psychotherapist reports to the Clinical Director. The Psychotherapist is responsible for providing outpatient psychotherapy services (e.g. individual, couples, family, group) on a weekly basis. The majority of our clients identify as Black, African-American, African, Afro-Latino, and/or Biracial. They tend to seek out services to obtain support with managing anxiety, depression, stress, life transitions, grief/loss, relationship conflict, trauma, microaggressions/racism/discrimination in various life settings, and/or family issues. They tend to be working professionals and/or students, who have the capacity for insight oriented treatment. We do not offer crisis support services, and support clients as needed with connections to appropriate higher levels of care.

The Psychotherapist is responsible for maintaining client files to ensure proper documentation is up to date and in compliance with HIPAA standards (e.g. demographics, contact information, session notes, treatment plans).

The Psychotherapist is expected to hold 28 weekly sessions, with a minimum of a 90% client show rate on average per month. We expect for Psychotherapists to provide options for scheduling evening and/or weekend availability per week to meet the scheduling needs of our clients.

The Psychotherapist will attend internal meetings (e.g. department and all staff meetings) and case consultations as required.

The Psychotherapist will help with special projects for the department, such as creating resource content for our clients and/or staff.

Additional duties and responsibilities may be necessary to ensure quality client services.

Specific tasks
The Ladipo Group provides flexibility for the Psychotherapist position to create their own schedule for client appointments. A typical day will include meeting with clients, completing notes/documentation, checking and responding to emails, attending internal meetings, and collaborating with other team members as needed for support on cases or simply to say hi.

We encourage daily self-care implementation to ensure you are at your capacity to care for our clients. We therefore encourage Psychotherapists to build a lunch break and additional breaks as needed into their work day.

Licensed at the highest level, LPC, LCSW, LMFT, or Licensed Psychologist in the state of PA or NJ

Proficient in Google Workspace (formerly GSuite)

Proficient in the use of Electronic Health Records systems

5+ years of post-graduate counseling experience

Attendance at weekly team meeting on Tuesdays at 11:00am EST

Passion for working with the Black & African-American communities

Key Performance Indicators
Conduct 28 weekly therapy sessions

Maintain a 90% client attendance show rate

Complete documentation within 48 hours of session to maintain compliance

Complete initial treatment plan by the 4th session and subsequently update client treatment plans every 90 days to maintain compliance

Seeks individual and group consultation/supervision as needed

Collaborate with alternate care providers as needed (ie. Parents, Psychiatrists, Teachers, PCP’s)

Respond to internal and external emails within 24-48 hours of receipt

Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality services, engaged in growing/enhancing your clinical skills, and is receptive to feedback

This is a 40 hour/week, full-time, hourly W2 position. The range of pay is $68,000 – $75,000/year. Compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and number of clients served.

We are currently conducting virtual sessions only. When we return to the office this position has the flexibility to be a hybrid of facilitating in person and virtual sessions.

This position is based in Philadelphia, PA.

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