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Now Hiring:

 

full-time clinical therapists

JOB DESCRIPTION

B’well Counseling Services, LLC (B’well) is a community of helping professionals working to support the mental well-being of our community by providing systems-aware, human-centered therapy services. Though we serve as individual clinicians, we approach our work with a commitment to collaboration, connection, and innovation.

The Clinical Therapist position at B’well is a full time, employee position. This position will be primarily telehealth with the potential for part-time office hours at our Lutherville location and with the expectation of participating in in-person staff meetings, workshops, and other required meetings when it is safe to reconvene in-person.

The Clinical Therapist provides outpatient individual and group therapy to patients of B’well via telehealth.  Clinical therapy services include treatment of adolescents and adults. Treatment of younger children, relationships, & families is included as appropriate to the clinician’s scope, skill, and training.

 

REPORTS TO

  • Katie Cashin, Director and Clinical Supervisor

  • Magaree Nadler, B’well’s Operations Manager

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree in counseling or social work; and

  • Active, unrestricted license (PhD, PsyD, LCSW, LCSW-C, LCMFT, LGPC, or LCPC) in the State of Maryland.

  • Commitment to provide inclusive, culturally-aware services

  • Available to hold at least 20 client  sessions per week by 6 months of employment. Sessions may be solely telehealth or a hybrid of telehealth and in-person services when it is safe to return to the office.

  • Ability to provide services via telehealth

OTHER QUALIFICATION PREFERENCES

  • Prior experience in a clinical setting

  • Experience in or interest to gain experience in one of the following specializations: Brainspotting Therapy, Intuitive Eating Counseling, Health at Every Size Counseling

HOURS

Work hours and schedule may vary depending on patients’ and B’well’s needs. Hours include some nights and/or weekends. Therapist is not guaranteed a minimum number of patients or sessions per week.  However, it is expected that the Clinical Therapist will be available to hold at least 20 patient sessions per week, provided such sessions are available and referred/scheduled by B’well. 

 

COMPENSATION

This position is paid a percentage of collected fees-for-service and is paid at the non-clinical rate ($25) for required onboarding hours, staff meetings, and any assigned non-clinical responsibilities. 
 

This position is offered baseline employee benefits including:

  • insurance credentialing managed & paid for by B'well

  • bi-weekly (EOW) individual supervision 

  • monthly group supervision + additional monthly supervision opportunities

  • participation in B’well’s retirement program with employer matching

  • an annual continuing education stipend

  • full reimbursement for therapist directory platform subscriptions

  • annual sick & safe leave + holidays  (unpaid) 

  • annual paid time off 

 

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Perform all onboarding training and tasks prior to scheduling clients.

  2. Perform telehealth and in-person (as able) clinical counseling services to clients of B’well, as scheduled, and in accordance with company policies.  

  3. Regular and reliable attendance and timely arrival to both online and in-person scheduled appointments, supervision sessions, and monthly staff meetings is required.

  4. Be properly licensed and abide by all laws, rules, regulations, and codes of ethics that are binding upon or applicable to the services performed for B’well.

  5. Respond to clients’ requests for service or calls within 2 business days whether such requests are made by email, phone, voicemail, etc. or through B’well’s website. Respond to such requests by scheduling an initial consult call, providing 3 sessions of intake & information planning, and if it is determined to be a good therapeutic fit, providing ongoing services to clients.  

  6. Learn and use B’well’s EHR system for client case management including notes, scheduling, & billing.

  7. Communicate with a patient’s treatment team (i.e., PCP, psychiatrist, school, etc.) as necessary.

  8. Complete written records for each patient including, but not limited to: intake & initial assessments,, progress notes, treatment plans, termination notes, contact log, and other forms or documents which may be needed or required from time-to-time by B’well or third parties in conjunction with the treatment of the patient within a timely fashion: 48 hours from time of session or contact.

  9. Keep patient files accurate and up to date.

  10. Charge and collect payments from patients for services provided consistent with the policy and rate for such services as established by B’well.

  11. Attend mandatory staff meetings and training as directed by B’well.

  12. Conduct and regulate counseling services in a professional manner so as to be mindful of B’well’s presence and connections within the community. Be respectful of and collaborative with co-workers.

  13. Other duties which may be assigned by B’well.


 

WHY JOIN A GROUP PRACTICE (WHEN YOU COULD START YOUR OWN)?

Deciding whether joining a group or starting a solo practice is a valuable discernment process. At first, it can look like going into solo practice is the best way to make more money and that only paying clinicians a percentage of the fees collected is how group practice owners make their own salary. 

When working as a solo practitioner, the clinician has to invest more non-clinical (“overhead”) hours and a higher percentage of income to overhead and administrative fees. These include: 

 

  • EHR Subscription

  • Liability Insurance

  • Phone Service

  • HIPAA compliant email platform

  • VPN Subscription

  • Website Hosting

  • Marketing & SEO (via service or DIY hours)

  • Insurance Credentialing (via service or DIY hours)

  • Therapist Directory subscriptions

  • Legal Services

  • Rent

  • Renter’s insurance

  • Utilities (Energy & Internet) & Maintenance Fees

  • Office Furnishing & Supplies

As a solo practitioner, the tax rate is also higher: 

self-employment tax is 15.3% on all income.

 

The benefit of a group practice is that when we do the full math, the employee has a higher hourly rate (than the solo practitioner) due to having significantly fewer overhead hours. The tax rate is also lower since it is split with the employer. And because the profit margin of a larger group is greater than a solo practice, much of this additional revenue is channeled back to the employees through non-taxed benefits like paid time off, CEU stipends, retirement matching, and directory reimbursement.


 

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS OF WORKING AT B’WELL

  • Gain a learning environment experience that provides education and support to the clinician group & individual supervision 

  • Join a well-known and respected presence in the community with steady referral channels

  • Work at a human-centered practice that prioritizes the mental, energetic, & financial sustainability of its employees 

  • Focus on client-facing work while also getting to participate in creative aspects of the practice through paid non-clinical hours

  • Develop your areas of specialization and cultivate a more niched caseload

  • Access our shared client resources, clinical trainings, and community offerings hosted by B’well

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a CV and cover letter to katie@bwellcounselingservices.com

Please include a minimum of two references that can attest to clinical work history.