LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) - Remote

Author Health

Author Health

Florida, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

Author Health seeks a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to provide clinical care as part of a multidisciplinary team offering remote, virtual-first care to seniors with serious mental illness (SMI). This LCSW will be instrumental in delivering compassionate and comprehensive care to a vulnerable population, leveraging their expertise in mental health to improve patient outcomes. The role requires a deep understanding of the challenges faced by individuals with SMI and the ability to provide tailored interventions through a telehealth platform.


  • Conduct virtual initial assessments and ongoing care for seniors with serious mental illness (SMI), in collaboration with psychiatrists and other healthcare professionals.
  • Develop comprehensive treatment plans, which may include coordinating psychotherapy or other treatment modalities, and assessing the need for referrals to specialized care.
  • Collaborate effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team to address the holistic needs of patients, including their physical health, behavioral health, and social well-being.
  • Provide patient care and education tailored to the individual’s age, abilities, educational background, and cultural context, often involving family members in the care process.
  • Coordinate care with primary care physicians (PCPs) and other medical professionals to ensure a cohesive approach to patient health.
  • Offer timely psychiatric urgent care and be responsive to patients’ immediate needs.
  • Document all clinical work comprehensively and promptly in the electronic health record (EHR).
  • Adapt to a novel care delivery paradigm and thrive in a fast-paced environment.



  • Current LCSW licensure in Florida with eligibility for Texas licensure.
  • Bilingual proficiency in Spanish and English.

Professional Skills:

  • Comfortable navigating the dynamic landscape of a startup environment.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Commitment to maintaining professional patient-caregiver relationships.
  • Skilled in engaging patients and caregivers through telehealth and telephonic communication.

Clinical Experience:

  • Proficient in screening and differential diagnosis of mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Experienced in developing comprehensive treatment plans for mental health and substance use disorders.

Therapeutic Techniques:

  • Knowledgeable in evidence-based psychosocial treatments and behavioral interventions, such as motivational interviewing, problem-solving treatment, and behavioral activation, tailored to individual mental health needs.

This role is fully remote. Physical requirements include the ability to use a computer. Minimal travel, up to 10% anticipated.


  • Retirement savings plan (401k) Plan up to 3.5% company match
  • Low cost benefits package for employee and dependents ( medical/ dental/ vision/ STD/ Life Insurance)
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • 9 paid holidays throughout the year with (2) additional flex holidays .. 11 in total!
  • Performance-based bonuses
  • and more!


  • Submit an application
  • Upload an updated resume
  • Share LinkedIn profile and/or cover letter

This behavioral health new company is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. It is the company’s policy to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws by making all employment decisions without unlawful regard or consideration of any individual’s race, religion, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, transgender status, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, veteran or family status or any other basis protected by applicable national, federal, state, provincial or local law. The company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on any of these impermissible bases, as well as any bases or grounds protected by applicable law in each jurisdiction. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. In accordance with applicable legal requirements such as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance Newco will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.