Behavioral Health Team Lead - Licensed Mental Health Professional

York, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 66254

Job Description:

Under direct supervision of the Clinic Director, ensures the quality of clinical care being provided by outpatient therapists in assigned clinic. Oversees the implementation of policies and procedures related to clinical care. Assists as needed with program operations, budgeting and supplies management, outcomes and other data collection, the management and oversight of team needs, support needs and client care documentation/medical records. Provides clinical oversight to the clinic/team/pillar and to other staff and provides direct care services.


Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Works in collaboration with Clinic Director in providing clinical training support and education for staff.
  2. Works collaboratively with clinic director in developing training programs designed to address mental health needs.
  3. Provides psychotherapy to patients and their families.
  4. Maintains a high level of clinical productivity of clinicians measured by target revenue goals.
  5. Assists in the orientation of new clinicians and physicians and facilitates their participation in programming and services
  6. Works in collaboration with supervisors/ Clinic Director to provide specific and targeted clinical supervision to increase staff therapeutic effectiveness.
  7. Facilitates regular consistent meetings with Clinical Staff to discuss clinical cases, treatment plans, policies and procedures.
  8. Assists with development and implementation of program, Performance Initiatives and Policies/Procedures. outcomes.
  9. Assists in monitoring and reviewing charts, ensuring completeness and quality of documentation, as well as ensuring treatment plan addresses all clinical and relevant medical symptoms.
  10. Assists in carrying out preparations for clinical audits and reviews, including those related to Accreditation and Regulatory Agencies.
  11. Actively participates and provides feedback for the development and growth pertinent to the level of care services.
  12. Attends scheduled meetings related to administrative issues or organizational needs. Participates as a member of organizational committees or task groups as needed.
  13. Completes Readiness Rounds and other reports, as assigned, on an ongoing basis.
  14. In collaboration with the Clinic Director performs annual evaluations and competency assessments of staff in accordance to policy and supports ongoing development and education of staff.
  15. Responds to complaints and grievances to ensure high quality of customer service.
  16. Assists in interviewing, hiring, and promotions for staff, as available.
  17. Participates in targeted community outreach related to the development and/or ongoing functioning of new programs as needed.
  18. Works with assigned staff to develop programming to respond to opportunities to provide services as requested.
  19. Provides and/or coordinates the provision of new services including group, individual, and family therapy as well as needed case management per Best Practices standards.





  • Minimum Experience:
    • 2 years’ clinical experience working with the full range of ages and diagnoses
  • Minimum Education:
    • Master’s Degree
  • Required Certification:
    • License in a mental health related field (e.g., LCSW, LPC, LMFT); BLS certification
  • Physical Demands:
    • Mostly sedentary work
    • Occasional prolonged standing/walking
    • Occasionally lifts supplies/equipment
    • Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
  • Skills:
    • Excellent interpersonal/communications skills to build working alliance, empathize with, and respond to referral sources, patients, their families, and co-workers; ability to teach staff evidenced based skills; ability to write training curriculums and assist with other administrative tasks; analytical ability necessary to manage several tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced mental health environment
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)