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Licensed Clinical Counselor (Full-Time/Day Shift)


1.0 FTE. Monday through Friday 8am-4:30pm (2 days/week slightly later 10:30am-7pm). No on-call. No holidays/weekends.
The Lancaster County Children's Alliance is the Child Advocacy Center for Lancaster County, where children and adolescents with concerns or allegations of abuse are provided with comprehensive trauma-informed services. A multidisciplinary team approach is utilized to coordinate the investigation and ongoing services to ensure that all children and their non-offending families receive the appropriate level of care required.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides behavioral health counseling services to patients and their families in the outpatient office setting.  Patient care/customer service includes care/service to patients/customers in the child (5-13), adolescent (14-18) adult (19 through 64 years) and older adult (65 years and above) age groups.  The composition of age groups is dependent upon the specific outpatient setting.

LOCATION: The Lancaster County Children's Alliance

HOURS: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm (2 days/week 10:30am-7:00pm), No holidays, weekends or on-call

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Counsels individuals, couples, and families with common mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, stress management, substance abuse and psychosocial crisis. 
  • Completes a biopsychosocial assessment on new patients and develops and implements a therapeutic treatment plan with brief, specific, action oriented interventions.  Collaborates with other treatment team members in the clinical setting and acts as a resource/consultant on behavioral health issues.

  • Develops and facilitates group psycho-educational programs to holistically address medical and mental health needs.  Provides in-service training to team members to facilitate increased understanding of behavioral health needs and care.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Completes required documentation in the electronic health record according to regulatory, payer, and departmental documentation standards.
  • Attends scheduled staff meetings and participates in the planning, development, implementation and quality improvement of behavioral health services.
  • Participates in the on-call responsibilities for this position as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

For positions supported by PCCD through VOCA funds in cost center 7588 Lancaster County Children's Alliance Center, the incumbents will be working solely with VOCA eligible victims of crime.



  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related field. (Higher levels of training Psy.D., Ph.D will be considered but are not required.)
  • Must be currently licensed by the State of Pennsylvania to practice independently: LCSW, Licensed Psychologist, LPC or LMFT
  • Two (2) years’ experience in mental health as a primary therapist, or functional experience in therapeutic relationships as a primary clinician in another level of behavioral health care.


  • Two (2) years experience in individual, group or family therapy.

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 09/15/2023