Mental Health Professional

Executive Director · New Orleans, Louisiana
Department Executive Director
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $16.00-$21.00 per hour based on experience


Must be a Graduate of an accredited institution with a Master of Social Work degree; or  Master degree in Behavioral/Social Science field (counseling, social work, psychology or sociology), (an academic program with a curriculum content in which the required courses for the major field of study are based upon the core mental health disciplines), and have a minimum of fifteen (15) hours of graduate level course work and /or practicum experience.  Anyone seeking to be licensed we provide Supervision with a LPC as part of your hiring.

General Responsibilities:                                                                                     

Rendering Community Psychiatric Support and Treatment, Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Crisis Intervention, and /or Participate in quality management and staff training.

Provide Crisis Intervention services to recipients as needed according to agency policies, procedures, and service definitions guiding the provision of Crisis Intervention, crisis management, and follow-up.

Document services provided regularly, concisely, and completely in accordance with clinical standards by office deadline.

Serving as a team member for service planning and actively participate in team coordination and review in an effort to ensure cohesiveness in services rendered on the behalf of the agency for the population served.

Actively engaged in treatment of recipient.

Must effectively document services to clients are entered into Lauris Online within 24 hours from the time service was rendered.

Providing direct service to assigned recipients, which may include weekend or evening services.

Ability to compose and record progress notes in a timely fashion electronically

Maintain the confidentiality of interactions with clients and colleagues.  Handle sensitive situations in a calm, professional manner

Attend scheduled supervision, company meeting and staff trainings

Review case referrals and share client information with Clinical Director/LMHP when cases are referred or assigned.

Responsible maintaining a caseload not to exceed 15 clients, the average being 10 clients for full time mental health professionals.

Responsible for assisting with ISRPs, implementing the treatment plan and monitoring the progress of each assigned client.

Able to provide telehealth mental health services.

All other duties and responsibilities assigned for the health and well-being of the agency.

Prospective candidates must have access to cell phone, personal computer and/or laptop.  

In order to provide community-based mental health, prospective candidates must also meet the following requirements:

Pass state background check

Pass TB screening

Pass drug screening test

Pass a motor vehicle screening

Complete First Aid/CPR and submit official college transcripts.

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  • Location
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Department
    Executive Director
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $16.00-$21.00 per hour based on experience