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Bilingual Clinical Therapist

Company: Vida Health
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT US

At Vida, we empower individuals to overcome chronic mental and physical health conditions, once and for all. The impact of chronic conditions on healthcare is immense: in the US alone, chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease drive 80% of the $3 trillion healthcare spending, which is at 18% of GDP. One in 3 individuals has a chronic health condition, and 1 in 4 struggles with mental health.

Vida provides expert, personalized, on-demand health coaching and programs from a network of experienced health care providers and leading medical institutions. Vida is a next generation continuous care platform for both consumers and businesses, combining a consumer mobile app, an enterprise care platform offering on demand 24/7 solutions for chronic conditions. Vida platform runs in the cloud, captures real-time data from 100+ devices and apps, and integrates back to the employer, payer, and provider. We are trusted by Fortune 1000 companies, major national payers and large providers to enable their employees live their healthiest lives.

Vida is authorized to do business in many, but not all, states. If you are not located in or able to work from a state where Vida is registered, you will not be eligible for employment. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more about where Vida is registered.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Candidates for this posting MUST be bilingual in English/Spanish with exceptional written and verbal communication skills in both languages.

Through our mobile-first platform, coaches and therapists meet one-on-one with clients using video chat and messaging. Coaches and therapists also provide clients with evidence-based clinical programs and self-management tools. By collecting real-time data from the client and their devices, Vida is able to help them manage their progress over time and provide proactive guidance when needed.

We are currently looking for remote therapists who are excited to help our clients better manage their anxiety and depression, use evidence-based approaches, maintain a strong focus on outcomes, and learn from a community of like-minded professionals.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage a panel of clients seeking to improve their emotional health using motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and behavioral activation
  • Set up touch points with clients and maintain regular contact with them using Vida's in-app video calls and messaging
  • Help clients set relevant and concrete goals and work toward meaningful outcomes
  • Use Vida's content and programs to help clients learn to manage their conditions
  • Diligently track your clients' progress and serve as an accountability partner
  • Problem solve with clients, providing ongoing feedback, advice, and encouragement
  • Work with a collaborative team including clinical, product, and tech experts
  • Maintain records of interactions with clients in keeping with legal standards
  • Maintain client confidentiality at all times

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctoral or Master's degree in psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or other relevant field
  • License to practice therapy in good standing in Texas (LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LMHC, Licensed Psychologist, etc). Multi-state licensure highly valued
  • Experience in cognitive behavior therapy and other evidence-based models
  • Interest in incorporating technology solutions into client care
  • MUST be bilingual in English/Spanish with exceptional written and verbal communication skills in both languages.

BONUS SKILLS

  • Interest in and knowledge of current research and evidence base for clinical practice in depression and anxiety
  • Experience in mindfulness techniques
  • Familiarity with technology solutions including video therapy, mobile apps, cloud-based apps (such as Google Drive)
  • 3+ years' experience working with psychotherapy patients
  • Knowledge of techniques such as motivational interviewing, SMART goal setting, assessing client readiness to change

This is a contract position, remote. We are looking for bilingual licensed therapists (LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, licensed psychologist, etc)

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Vida is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Diversity is more than a commitment at Vida-it is the foundation of what we do. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We don't just accept differences - we celebrate them, we support them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our platform and those we serve. Vida is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures.

We do not accept unsolicited assistance from any headhunters or recruitment firms for any of our job openings. All resumes or profiles submitted by search firms to any employee at Vida in any form without a valid, signed search agreement in place for the specific position will be deemed the sole property of Vida. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Vida as a result of the unsolicited referral.

Keywords: Vida Health, Houston , Bilingual Clinical Therapist, Other , Houston, Texas

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