Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist – Southwest Philly

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Job Description

The Family Practice & Counseling Network (FPCN) has an exciting opportunity in our network of community health centers located in Philadelphia, PA. Join our interdisciplinary team of qualified & dedicated healthcare professionals that are nurtured with value-driven and trauma informed care principles.
Job Title: Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist
Job #: FPCN – BHOPBHT-HA-032724i
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Setting: Hybrid
Status: Fulltime
Salary: $64,000 – $86,500 (based on experience) and comprehensive benefits (FT Only)
Program Summary
The Family Practice & Counseling Network (FPCN) provides comprehensive primary care, dental and behavioral health services. We stand behind the belief that all people are entitled to accessible, comprehensive, quality, and affordable health care, and that care must be delivered in a culturally competent, trauma-informed and compassionate manner by caring for the whole person – mind, body & spirit. The network’s mission is to provide person-centered, integrated and comprehensive health services to individuals and families across their lifespan. The network promotes resiliency and well-being among patients, staff and surrounding communities.
The Network consists of three (3) federally qualified health centers (FQHC) in Philadelphia:

Abbottsford Falls Family Practice & Counseling (Northwest Philly);
Stephen & Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University (North Philly); and
Health Annex (Southwest).

Today the FPCN serves more than 20,000 patients annually and is a NCQA certified Patient-Centered Medical Home and recognized by HRSA as a National Quality Leader for Behavioral Health.
Position Summary
The Adult/Child Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapist upholds the health center mission to deliver high quality clinical services which address the whole person and result in better health outcomes. This role ensures access to recovery-oriented Behavioral Health services and resources that the value dignity and worth of the person. This position also commits to strong consumer satisfaction and maintaining the fiscal and operational capacity of the Behavioral Health Department. All Outpatient Behavioral Health Therapists are expected to uphold the network’s mission of trauma informed care.

Psychotherapy – conduct an average of 23 individual and family therapy sessions each week, and groups as needed.
Charting – Complete all charting as needed and required by contracted funding sources: including intakes, psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, service logs, and discharge planning.
Clinical and Administrative Supervision – Participate in regular supervision with designated Clinical and Administrative Supervisors.
Participate in team meetings, case conferences, consultations, and interdisciplinary work groups as scheduled.
Crisis Intervention – Be immediately available to the Family Practice & Counseling staff during working hours in the event of a psychiatric emergency. Participate as a member of the Family Practice & Counseling staff in the event of any other kind of emergency. Participate in regular rotation as On-Call clinician after hours.
Coordination of Care – Coordinate care of clients with the psychiatrist and the Family Practice & Counseling medical staff. Refer clients to other levels of care or other services as needed.
Other duties as assigned

Essential Functions (Addendum)

ADULT THERAPIST: Psychotherapy- Conduct an average of 24 individual and family therapy sessions each week, and groups as needed.
CHILD/ADULT THERAPIST: Psychotherapy – Conduct an average of 23 individual and family therapy sessions each week, and groups as needed.
CHILD THERAPIST: Psychotherapy – Conduct an average of 22 individual and family therapy sessions each week, and groups as needed.

Required Education:

An earned master’s degree in social work, psychology or an applied mental health related field.

Required Experience:

Minimum of two years’ experience of post-master’s degree experience as a therapist

Required Qualifications:

Current license to practice in Pennsylvania as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Psychologist
Current CPR Certification
COVID Vaccinated


For consideration, email Cover Letter, along with Resume and Salary Requirements to talentacquisition@fpcn.com.
Be sure to include Job # and Job Title in the subject of your email.
Applicants that meet the minimum requirements of this job, will be contacted for next steps.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, and veteran or disability status.
Visa Sponsorship: FPCN does not provide H1B Visa Sponsorship. All candidates must be US Citizens and/or authorized to work in the United States without Sponsorship.
Anti-Racist Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (AJEDI): FPCN is committed to providing an environment that does not discriminate or disproportionately impact underrepresented and under-resourced communities within the FPCN network. The network’s AJEDI initiatives strive to make FPCN a more equitable and just organization by helping to foster a culturally competent, inclusive, and integrated workplace.
Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate: FPCN, a program in the City of Philadelphia, are required to follow the COVID vaccine mandate for healthcare workers per Philadelphia Department of Public Health. FPCN requires Healthcare Workers to be fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated means it has been two weeks since the final dose of vaccine. Thus, we require vaccination prior to start for all new hires. This currently does not include boosters.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $64,000.00 – $86,500.00 per year

Dental insurance
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

Medical specialties:



Monday to Friday

Work setting:


People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply
Ability to Relocate:

Philadelphia, PA 19142: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person