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Telehealth Gigs are currently seeking candidates for their open Licensed Therapist MAT position in Newport News, VA through Go Job Search. Are you an experienced candidate looking to take up a Licensed Therapist MAT role such as with an industry leading company like Telehealth Gigs?

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Why Wellpath:

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”



About this role:

The Licensed Counselor MAT is a counseling professional who provides treatment and support to assist patients in their recovery from addiction and mental health, assists with modifying problem behaviors; maintains standards of professional counseling practice in accordance with center policies and procedures; participates as an interdisciplinary team member to facilitate the best patient experience and positive clinical outcome.

What you bring to the table:


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university
  • Master’s Degree in social or health services field


  • Master’s Degree with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a counseling field, one year of which working directly with behavioral health or addiction recovery population


  • Licensure or Clinical Certification as required by state in which clinic operates

What you will do:

  • Conducts individual, group and/ or family counseling sessions and documents as required;
  • May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions;
  • Maintains a patient caseload of no more than 65 individuals;
  • Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment, for patients;
  • Prepares an individual treatment plan for each assigned patient;
  • May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients;
  • May plan for aftercare for patients;
  • May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested;
  • May provide case management duties for patients, insuring individualized quality care;
  • Evaluates patient’s needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities is needed;
  • Insures all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents are completed timely and in a clear, concise manner;
  • Complies with organizational policies, procedures and performance improvement initiatives;
  • Responsible for ensuring that medical records for patients are in full compliance with company or clinic policies, federal and state laws and regulations at all times;
  • Communicate clearly and effectively to patients and their family members, guests and other members of the health care team;
  • Exhibits therapeutic rapport with patients maintaining professional boundaries, being respectful of personal space, giving patients direct attention and while maintaining rational detachment;
  • Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintains them over time;
  • Assists in assessment of patient interest in and appropriateness for the MAT program; assists with managing MAT patient registries to promote patient care plan adherence, follow up and appointment scheduling;
  • Attends MAT collaborative meetings and team meetings;
  • Continues professional development through in-service education, workshops, conferences and self-study necessary to maintain current knowledge applicable to the position; complies with Human Resource requirements;
  • Communicates and collaborates with providers and all members of the multi-disciplinary health care team as needed to facilitate MAT patient registries, care delivery appointments and community outreach activities;
  • Works in partnership with addiction facilities, mental health and primary care agencies toward goals of collaborated care for patients
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance;
  • Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations;
  • Must be able to apply sound judgement beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations;
  • Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to detail;
  • Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits
  • Perks and discounts
  • And more available here

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Apply now and a member of the team at Telehealth Gigs will get in touch with you to discuss your career options further.

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