Adult Outpatient Therapist (LCSW or LPC)

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/26/2022 4:36 PM)
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Regular Full-Time
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The Adult Outpatient Therapist (LCSW or LPC) at the Psychiatric Research Institute provides direct clinical services such as diagnostic assessment, individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and crisis intervention to patients. The clinical services are provided in the office unless remote work agreement is available upon hire. 


The work environment is a modern outpatient psychiatric setting with spacious, light-filled offices and pleasant common areas. This position works with a multi-disciplinary team, serving voluntary clients/patients.


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.


The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority.  For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept.  UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary offered commensurate with experience.


  • Responsible for maintaining caseload by contacting patients and discharging as appropriate.
  • Responsible for direct and indirect clinical services that are provided in the office unless remote work agreement is available upon hire. 
  • Makes decisions related to treatment planning.
  • Understands mental health diagnosis and treatment.
  • Responsible for ongoing communications with supervisor and other members of the treatment team.
  • Completes clinical and administrative processes and documentation within the electronic medical record system in compliance with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Participates in staff meetings, trainings, supervision, and continuing education activities as needed to maintain quality provision and coordination of care as well as professional licensure and/or certification.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Counseling or Social Work
  • One (1) year of direct clinical post-graduate behavioral health experience or comparable clinical experience 
  • Licensed by the Arkansas Professional Board (LCSW or LPC)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three (3) or more years of direct clinical outpatient behavioral health experience
  • Evidenced-based treatment background
  • Experience using trauma-informed care model

This is a safety sensitive position and subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Physical Requirements

Stand: Occasionally
Sit: Continuously
Walk: Occasionally
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
Talk: Continuously
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Never
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Quiet
Visual Requirements: Near visual acuity
Hazards: None


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