Licensd Clinical Psychotherapist – Social Worker – The Villages, FL

“The Villages Health located in The Villages Florida Seeks FL Licensed Psychotherapists for our continuously expanding primary care centers. Join a dynamic and vibrant primary care team at one of our seven care centers and provide psychotherapy services to a very interesting and exceptionally motivated population of individuals. Therapy provided is short term intensive, solution focused. In addition to direct clinical work, you will also be an integral part of the primary care team providing consultation and your expertise in psychosocial issues to a very receptive and congenial team of providers and clinical staff. You will have additional support from your psychotherapy colleagues based at one of our other primary care centers throughout The Villages, as well as our behavioral health medical director. The Villages Florida has become a national prototype for retirement lifestyle. Join our progressive and innovative health system and help us work to make America’s friendliest hometown also America’s healthiest hometown.”


This position is responsible for providing direct medical care to patients within the scope of licensing, training, and credentialing. Responsible for helping mentally and emotionally distressed clients adjust to life and may assist medical and surgical patients in dealing with illnesses or injuries in line with clinical practice standards and patient-centered care.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require (this includes but is not limited to emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).

  • Coordinate and schedule all new psychiatric appointments
  • Provide triage and assessment for all routine Behavioral Health referrals leading to initial phone intake.
  • Complete initial phone intake; Assessment interview with all new psychiatric patients.
  • Provide triage and safety assessment for all urgent phone calls and urgent referrals.
  • Provide support for administered intake questionnaire for all new psychiatric patients onsite, at first appointment.
  • Provide feedback to the identified primary care physician and primary care team, regarding all plans outcomes dispositions on any identified or shared patients.
  • Remain in continuous daily contact and communication with Behavioral Health Director or covering director regarding all new and ongoing clinical issues.
  • Review all new intakes and referrals with director or covering director on a daily basis.
  • Directly communicate with all Behavioral Health community resources, manage referrals and referral network.
  • Provide all care coordination/care management for all new and existing Behavioral Health patients.
  • Manage and disposition of all routine patient phone calls, portal inquiries, etc.
  • Manage all email and Electronic Medical Record communication regarding Behavioral Health Team clinical issues.
  • Assist in onboarding new Behavioral Health Clinical personnel.
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining Behavioral Health systems and directives.
  • Assist in analysis of statistical data gathered.


Must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Florida, M.A. in Counseling from an accredited institution with at least 2 years of clinical experience.

Must have attended accredited institution.




Skill in applying and modifying, as appropriate, the principles, methods and techniques of mental health medicine; skill in identifying problems, researching and recommending solutions; skill in developing and maintaining high levels of quality care and quality assurance; skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion and decision-making.


Ability to manage the overall provision of clinical services; ability to work effectively with diverse individuals at all levels; ability to handle many tasks simultaneously and deal effectively with changing priorities; ability to demonstrate full range of motion including finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Ability to proficiently work with computers and software programs.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and stand for extensive periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Occasional stress due to multi-tasking and level of responsibility.


This position requires FULL access to Protected Health Information (PHI), and will adhere to HIPAA regulations regarding PHI.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • social work: 1 year (Preferred)



Work Location:


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance


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