Job Announcement

Bilingual Outpatient Therapist

Type: Full Time
Location: Durham and Siler City, NC

A Bilingual Outpatient Therapist will provide clinical mental health services, including conducting
clinical assessments and delivering high-quality, evidence-based ongoing psychotherapy to
El Futuro clients.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide bilingual, culturally-informed ongoing outpatient clinical services (individual and/or family
    psychotherapy) to adults, adolescents, and/or children. 
  • Quarterly billable hour expectation: 252 hours per quarter (average 21 hours/week).
  • Conduct clinical assessments (assigning diagnoses and developing treatment plans) within a walk-in clinic model (during assigned times).
  • Maintain and submit accurate and timely documentation of clinical services.
  • Conduct appointments in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to schedule as outlined by the agency.
  • Contribute to clinical team knowledge base of emerging best practices for client population.
  • Participate actively in regularly scheduled individual and group supervision meetings.
  • Participate actively in monthly All Staff Meetings.
  • Play an active role in the continued development of El Futuro’s work and help increase our recognition.
  • Engage in learning opportunities through “La Mesita”, El Futuro’s training platform and network of bilingual providers in North Carolina.

Qualifications & Skills Required

  • Required: Fluency in spoken Spanish. Must also be able to read and communicate with clients in written Spanish. In addition, must be able to document clinical encounters in English.
  • Required: Provider must be eligible to practice as a licensed mental health provider in the state of North Carolina. This includes candidates with an LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or Ph.D. in psychology.
  • Prefer at least 2 years of experience providing mental health treatment to a diverse community, in particular with the Spanish-speaking community.
  • Prefer applicants be fully licensed.
  • Prefer strong consultation, assessment, triage, crisis and case management skills.
  • Prefer clinical experience with adults and children.
  • Prefer training in trauma-informed practices.
  • Commitment to provision of culturally-informed services.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm about working as part of interdisciplinary team.
  • Flexibility, creativity and a spirit of collaboration.

To respond to this job posting, please submit a cover letter, resume and three references with attention to Luke Smith, MD, Executive Director at human_resources@elfuturo-nc.org

Applications accepted until filled