Military Adult Embedded Therapist
Company: Magellan Health
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Must hold a VA independent license such as LPC, LCSW,
LMFTProvides the full breadth of MFLC consultation and counseling
services to the command structure and military service members and
their families as an embedded counselor assigned to a dedicated
military unit. Responsible for providing MFLC services including
non-medical, short term, walk around counseling, training/health
and wellness presentations, and consultation to the
brigade/regiments command regarding behavioral health issues with a
unique understanding of the particular military unit, cultural and
- Provides non-medical, short-term, solution focused, walk-around
counseling directly to service and family members of a dedicated
military unit (brigade, wing or regiment) as an embedded counselor.
Services include assessment, brief counseling and consultation,
action planning, referral to resources (assuring linkage as
appropriate), and follow-up as indicated. Delivers training and
health and wellness presentations and activities as requested/
- Enters counselor activity data on a daily basis through smart
phone or web application to assure that reporting is accurate from
assigned installation, while maintaining client / service member
- Cultivates and maintains direct relationships with commanders
and personnel within the assigned military unit, utilizing
relationship management skills and recognizing the unique structure
and mission of the assigned military unit. Responsible for
development of an effective and professional working relationship
with the installation POC (Point of Contact), command, and the
- Creates a presence within the brigade/regiment in which the
service and family members feel comfortable approaching the
counselor, recognizing the program to be confidential. Establish
and maintain working relationships with community resources and
provide appropriate linkages for service members and their
families. Partners with POC to provide MFLC services in a manner
that addresses the needs of the brigade/regiment.
- Provides MFLC response to critical incidents, surge, and
special requests as directed by the POC and approved by the Office
of Secretary of Defense (OSD) program manager. Counselor will flex
schedule to respond to urgent requests as needed.
- Manages duty to warn and restricted reporting situations
according to Department of Defense (DoD) protocol and staffs the
cases with Regional Supervisor/Regional Director.
- Communicates with Regional Supervisors and participates in
regular individual and group supervision, sharing information
regarding trends and issues on the installations to which the
counselor is assigned.
- Participates in regular in-services/training, Quality
Improvement committees or other contract activities as
assigned/appropriate. Other Job Requirements ResponsibilitiesMaster
s Degree from an accredited Graduate Program in a Mental Health
Valid unrestricted counseling license from a State, District of
Columbia, US Territory or Commonwealth that grants authority to
provide counseling services as an independent practitioner.
For assignments in the 50 states, counselors shall be licensed or
certified in the state in which the client is receiving
A minimum two years of post licensure counseling experience.
Requires ability to engage and communicate with military members or
children as assigned, in order to accomplish job functions, and to
respond quickly to emergent situations in any physical location on
a military installation and/or within a school setting, which
includes the need to traverse short and/or long distances within
the base to both indoor and outdoor locations, to maneuver through
rugged, outdoor or uneven locations (e.g., steep inclines, stairs,
grass), and work in outdoor weather and other military base
conditions. May require travel to locations outside of a military
base in a variety of physical environments. Due to the nature of
working on military installations or related worksites, counselors
may need to comply with various site specific requirements to work
at designated locations. For example, for some assignments,
counselors will need to have certain immunizations or vaccinations
and provide record of receipt.
Ability to prove US Citizenship and must speak fluent English.
Understanding, sensitivity and empathy for service members and
their families. Ability to develop trusting, helping relationships.
Ability to work effectively with individuals and families from
diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Pass a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) Clearance and an
Installation Records Check (IRC), Criminal History Background Check
and FBI Fingerprints Check.
Some units require a secret level clearance in addition to the
previously stated requirements.
Vehicle Operator's License Requirement: Unless specifically waived
by the FEDSIM COR, all contractor personnel providing counseling
support at Government locations shall possess a valid U.S. state
vehicle operator s license. As a condition for employment under
this contract, contractor personnel may be required to pass all
tests for and obtain a U.S. military vehicle operator s permit for
commercial sedans and similar, for use at Temporary Duty (TDY)
locations, if required. General Job Information TitleMilitary Adult
Embedded TherapistGradeMFLC Tier 3 Work Experience - Required
Clinical Work Experience - Preferred Education - Required Masters -
Behavioral Health, Masters - Social Work Education - Preferred
License and Certifications - Required Current licensure required
for this position that meets State, Commonwealth or
customer-specific requirements - Care Mgmt, DL - Driver License,
Valid In State - Other, Must be an independently licensed
behavioral health clinician - Care Mgmt License and Certifications
- Preferred Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal
Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace.
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.Every employee must understand, comply with
and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls
unique to their position; and comply with all applicable legal,
regulatory, and contractual requirements and internal policies and
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