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UnitedHealth Group Independent Licensed Therapist - LICSW, LMHC or LMFT - Hybrid in Andover, MA in Burlington, Massachusetts

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

As an Independent Licensed Therapist, you will be responsible for providing direct clinical services to patients in an in-person, office-based environment. This position is within our Refresh Mental Health (RMH) organization, which provides a variety of behavioral and mental health treatments, including individual and group therapy, medication management, and intensive outpatient programs. We seek a full-time and part-time Independent Licensed Therapist for our Massachusetts locations (opportunities available in Andover, Beverly, Burlington, Braintree, Danvers and Marlborough).

If you are located in Massachusetts, you will have the flexibility to work from home and in the office in this hybrid role* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Screen and assess patients for common mental health and substance abuse disorders

  • Provide treatment for a variety of mental health conditions using treatment approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and other evidence-based methods

  • Systematically track treatment response and monitor patients for changes in clinical symptoms and treatment side effects or complications

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Clear and active LICSW, LMHC, or LMFT licensed in Massachusetts

  • Ability to be comfortable working with a wide range of clinical presentations

  • Proven ability to work with patients in person and telehealth

  • Ability to work remotely 1-2 days a week (if full-time) and additional days on-site

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of clinical experience treating patients with behavioral health conditions

  • Experience working with children or adolescents

  • Experience with couples or family counseling

  • Hospital based experience

  • Experience with health psychology

  • Proven solid computer and basic technology skills

  • Ability to maintain effective and professional relationships with patient and other members of the care team

  • Demonstrated solid grasp of technology solutions and tools and ability to adapt

  • Proven evidence of working effectively and collaboratively with colleagues

  • Ability to be self-motivated, ambitious, and able to quickly build rapport with clients

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.