Children's Mercy KC

Bilingual - Licensed Child and Fam Mental Health Provider

Requisition ID
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
3 months ago(2/20/2024 4:43 PM)
Posting Category
Allied Health
Work Type
Full Time
Work Days
Work Hours
FLSA Status
Location : Name
Adele Hall
Recruiter : Full Name: First Last
Terry Worthington-Brown
Recruiter : Email

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

It is an exciting time at Children’s Mercy, especially for our mental health teams! Our Child and Family Mental Health Teams is looking to hire a full-time, LPC or LCSW, LSCSW whose primary role will be to deliver evidence-based treatments for youth and their parents/caregivers. At Children’s Mercy we offer excellent benefits and opportunities for professional growth.


Learn more about Children's Mercy Illuminate – a bold initiative to tackle the mental health crisis in youth, made possible from $79M in donations. This five-year plan will pave a path for the youth mental health crisis by increasing access to evidence-based treatment with specific focus on equity for our most vulnerable population.




Children’s Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City – a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children’s health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital.


Do you love working with children and their Caregivers? We are hiring for a Child and Family Mental Health Provider whose primary role will be to provide evidence-based practice, specifically Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT), prior experience and training with TFCBT are preferred but not required. This clinician will be a part of a team of other Child and Family Mental Health Providers embedded throughout the hospital and available primarily on an outpatient basis.


This is a Wednesday - Friday, daytime role and is primarily located at our main campus in Kansas City, MO. 


The Child and Family Mental Health Provider is a Master's level Clinician or Social Worker who will provide evidence-based therapy services to children and families at Children's Mercy. Our mental health services are provided for a broad range of patients, including children in mental health crisis, parents struggling with behavioral problems, children and families who have been impacted by trauma and children who are at risk for abuse and neglect. Bilingual Highly Preferred. 


Some of the benefits CMH offers our licensed Mental Health professionals:

  • Numerous CEU opportunities per year, either department specific, or hospital-wide
  • Annual stipend for qualified bilingual employees
  • License renewal reimbursement
  • Ability to contribute to the education of students through field instruction
  • Engagement in shared decision making through a variety of hospital wide workgroups and committees
  • Opportunity to participate in the Career Achievement Program (CAP) that recognizes excellence and achievements in Allied Health professionals.  The program provides a career path, creates opportunities for advanced specialty practice, enhances clinical outcomes, increases patient satisfaction, promotes research opportunities, and evidenced based practice.  Qualifying professionals can achieve an annual bonus ranging from 5% to 11%.


At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.


Additionally, it’s important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children’s Mercy staff, we want to let you know that the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you become a finalist for this position, and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.


  • Child and Family Therapy Service Provision and Documentation: The Child and Family Mental Health Provider role will provide evidence based child and family therapy services, in the Autism clinic.
  • This provider will provide back-up coverage and help support occasionally inpatient consultation, outpatient crisis intervention, and the Acute Mental Health Screening (AMHS) Team.


  • Master's Degree MSW from Accredited Program and 1-2 years' experience
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) MO required upon hire (obtain KS license within 90 days) OR
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) MO required upon hire (obtain KS license within 90 days)

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $29.66/hr, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.


Remote Work/Work from Home

This is an intermittent remote position, which means that the person hired will work with his or her manager to determine a schedule that includes both at home and on-site hours at a Children’s Mercy location. The incumbent must live in the Kansas City metro area.


EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.


Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.



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