Bilingual Licensed Clinical Mental Health Specialist

Full Time - Chattanooga, TN
Full Time - Chattanooga, TN

About this Role

To provide individual, family, group and/or marital therapy to children diagnosed with pediatric cancer as well as their families. This role is to provide ongoing therapy services for families with a goal of maintaining a balance between behavioral services and family-based programming designed to serve both inpatient and outpatients families.

Key Responsibilities

Core Responsibilities

  • Publicize the mission of the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer
  • Be an advocate for families dealing with the effects of pediatric cancer
  • Look for new innovative ways to provide care for families dealing with the effects of pediatric cancer
  • Assist development team in activities related to programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide individual, family and group mental health therapy
  • Conduct surveys and studies relating to psychosocial status and patterns of population groups as directed.
  • Assist in the assessment, planning, arranging, and implementing of psychosocial programs under clinical supervision.
  • Review and evaluate recent psychosocial health research and interpret it to professionals and patients.
  • Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary team members including external partners
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of all Psycho-Oncology and Integrated therapies
  • Maintain thorough and accurate record keeping for all patients and progress
  • Maintain an appropriate environment for patients, families and visitors
  • Serve as community liaison on appropriate regional committees
  • Integrates with a team-based work environment
  • Provide reports in accordance with senior leadership
  • Assists with orientation and training of new and existing staff
  • Participate in writing grants
  • Meet all data requirements for current and future grants
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; p learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral
  • Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity,
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical


  • Proficient in English and Spanish
  • Current Tennessee LCSW or (equivalent) such as LPC, LMFT or LLP license
  • Must apply for Georgia license once hired (AHF will cover cost of licensure)
  • Master’s Degree
  • CPR certification
  • Experience providing individual, family and group therapy
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent collaboration with other therapists
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background check
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to walk, bend, hear, see and lift 25 pounds
  • Occasional weekend and evening availability
  • Regional travel