Current Career Opportunities

9 Career Opportunities at Child Guidance & Family Solutions


Case Manager
Akron, OH44304
Provide case management services to assigned clients in accordance with Ohio Revised Code guidelines for the Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment position. Work directly with children and families to link them to additional community services; help children develop skills recommended by their therapist, and coordinate closely with the therapist to provide support to the family. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, preferably in social services. Previous experience working with children and families. Valid driver's license; clearance from CGFS liability insurance provider to transport clients. Knowledge of child development family systems, community resources. Proficiency with Microsoft software; ability to learn and use electronic health record and other systems.

Outpatient Therapist
Akron, OH44304
The Office-Based Therapist provides behavioral health counseling services to children and families through services delivered on site in the agency’s offices. Services include individual counseling, family counseling, group counseling and crisis intervention. The therapist must also meet established standards for case documentation and billable service hours/productivity. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Conduct individual and small group counseling Conduct assessments and evaluations to establish appropriate treatment goals and objectives for clients Plan, implement and evaluate treatment plans Create case notes in the Avatar electronic health record per current standards for content and timeliness Participate in clinical and administrative supervision as required Meet annual productivity goals as assigned Qualifications LPC, LPCC, LISW or LSW with master’s degree required Experience providing therapy to children and families, including strong diagnostic skills and knowledge of effective behavioral intervention strategies Excellent communication skills and relationship-building skills Professional appearance and demeanor Ability to work independently and to collaborate with a team Effective organizational and time management skills; problem-solving ability; crisis management skills; team-building skills Flexibility, creativity, ability to manage stress Proficiency with Microsoft software; ability to learn and use electronic health record and other systems

Clinical Nurse Specialist
Akron, OH44304
This position is responsible for face-to-face services to children and families, lead group information sessions for clients, document services delivered, engage various provides, facilitate sharing of health records, and serve as a guide for the family in obtaining the needed care for each child. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Document a case plan, actions taken and outcomes achieved. Complete required items such as Integrated Care Plan, Crisis Plan, and progress notes in the required time frames. Coordinate with service providers to ensure that the electronic health record for the client is complete, current and meets applicable regulatory standards. Work collaboratively with psychiatrists to complete AIMS, OARRS, lab work, and administration of injected medications. Assure clients are being referred to evidenced-based programs to treat their physical conditions as requested by the primary care provider. Utilize shared decision making, motivational interviewing, and patient centered care treatment models when working with the client and their family regarding treatment options. Provide crisis intervention as needed by client and/or family. * Additional Duties Provide emotional and logistical support for the client, as needed to put services in place. Effectively establish needed services through telephone and email communications. Input and export data in the electronic health record, both manually and electronically Track upcoming appointments and alert clients, CGFS staff and other providers as needed. Assist with tracking and reporting outcomes to the state and other interested affiliates. Work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team to ensure that clients’ needs are met and services are maintained. Qualifications Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree RN, CNP or CNS Basic computer skills and ability to learn and use a new electronic health record system Formal training or strong knowledge base in physical health conditions and in behavioral heal conditions (specifically SED youth) Knowledge of community resources and support services available in Summit County Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) Job Type: Full-time

School Based Therapist
Akron, OH44304
The School based therapist will deliver mental health care to assigned clients of a designated school location(s). Essential Duties and Responsibilities Build professional relationships with school personnel Accept referrals from identified referral source (i.e. school counselor or principal, etc.) Contact referrals to explain services and schedule intake appointment or link them to admission department Submit prescreen information to Admissions at least 24 hours in advance of schedule intake Complete diagnostic assessment and develop Individual Service Plan Submit all necessary documentation, including client financial information, and client questionnaire to designated CGFS clinical site within 24 hours Deliver comprehensive therapy (individual and group) and CPST services to clients based on their appropriate level of care Maintain regular contact with parents/guardians of clients Provide consultation for school staff regarding the mental health needs of the client Additional Duties Collect mental health information and student outcomes data to be used for monitoring the overall performance and effectiveness of services provided Timely submit required tracking information to Clinical Manager, School Based Services Provides complete and timely documentation to support services rendered Meet Annual productivity goals Maintain school caseload throughout the summer months Identify needs and resources for additional services needed by clients and link to appropriate services Attends activities/meetings and supervision as required by manager Adhere to HIPPA requirements, and understand differences between FERPA and HIPPA Maintain professional competence through trainings Qualifications LPCC or LISW required Experience with children and families, including strong diagnostic skills and behavioral intervention strategies Previous experience in school setting is desirable Excellent communication skills and relationship-building skills Professional appearance and demeanor Ability to work independently and to collaborate with a team Effective organizational skills Organizational and time management skills; problem-solving ability; crisis management skills; team-building skills Flexibility, creativity, ability to manage stress Proficiency with Microsoft software; ability to learn and use electronic health record and other systems

Full-time position to join a highly engaged IT department as an Applications Analyst, setting up and testing system processes and assisting with system upgrades, creating and modifying Crystal reports and creating ad hoc reports; creating and editing SQL queries; performing data analysis; Avatar electronic health record administration and management. Position requires experience in problem solving, knowledge of programming principles, general understanding of healthcare industry, clinical workflows and medical revenue cycle. High school diploma; college degree desired EHR administration experience required; myAvatar EHR specific experience preferred Proficient in Microsoft based solutions (SQL Server, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) Training in information systems reporting; Crystal reports; SQL queries; Avatar EHR exposure desirable General understanding of the healthcare industry, clinical workflows, and medical revenue cycle preferred Ability to break down complex tasks into step-by-step guides for end users Project management experience desired Professional appearance and demeanor

The Healthcare Integration Therapist provides behavioral health counseling services to children and families on site in pediatrician’s offices. Services include individual counseling, family counseling, and crisis intervention. The therapist must meet established standards for case documentation and billable service hours/productivity. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Conduct individual behavioral health counseling Conduct assessments and evaluations to establish appropriate treatment goals and objectives for clients Plan, implement and evaluate treatment plans Createprogress notes in the electronic health record to ensure medical necessity and timeliness of documentation Participate in clinical and administrative supervision as required Meet annual productivity goals as assigned Qualifications LPCC or LISW with independent licensure required Experience providing therapy to children and families, including strong diagnostic skills and knowledge of effective behavioral intervention strategies Excellent communication skills and relationship-building skills Professional appearance and demeanor Ability to work independently and to collaborate on a multi-disciplinary team Effective organizational and time management skills; problem-solving ability; crisis management skills; team-building skills Flexibility, creativity, ability to manage stress Proficiency with Microsoft software; ability to learn and use electronic health record and other systems

CG&FS is always accepting resumes for bachelor's and master's level Fall and Spring internships. To apply, email boucr@cgfs.org with your resume.

MA Intern
Akron, OH44304
CG&FS is always accepting resumes for bachelor's and master's level Fall and Spring internships. To apply, email boucr@cgfs.org with your resume.

IHBT Therapist
Akron, OH44304
If you are looking to strengthen your clinical skills while being part of highly experienced and supervision-rich program, then come join the IHBT team. The IHBT program offers therapists the opportunity to work with both youth and families in their natural environment to maximize the therapeutic impact of treatment. Treatment is family focused and strengths-based. Gain a working knowledge of all the resources Summit County has to offer and build partnerships across multiple child-serving systems. Therapists work intensively with an average of 6 families at a time. Flexible scheduling, lower production, higher base salary and eligible for incentive pay.