WellStar Health Systems Behavioral Health Therapist in atlanta, Georgia


At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.


Functioning under the leadership of the Manager of Behavioral Health, the Behavioral Health Therapist performs comprehensive, face to face or tele-medicine based behavioral health assessments, psycho-education and interventions with patients who are receiving services for various psychological, behavioral or substance related disturbances in an effort to implement and facilitate the appropriate level of service.

Please note that this position's hours are 8 pm - 8 am and requires two Saturday shifts per month.


Required Minimum Education

MSW from an Accredited School of Social Work, or hold a Masters degree in professional counseling from a CACREP accredited program, or Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing; Baccalaureare degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred.

Required Minimum Licensure

LMSW, LAPC, LMFT or RN with a Georgia License. LCSW or LPC preferred. BLS required.

Required Minimum Experience

No less than 3 years of experience working with adult/child populations. It is preferred that candidates have experience working with behavioral health patients

Required Minimum Skills: Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; capacity to think abstractly and develop innovative services that can better meet organizational and patient needs; specific interest in behavioral health and willingness to work at various WellStar sites depending upon need; knowledge of behavioral health best practices; basic technological capabilities in Word, and Excel, as well as the ability to utilize a Telemedicine cart for remote assessments.

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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Behavioral Health

Facility WellStar Atlanta Medical Center

Category Nursing Support

City Atlanta

Shift Nights

State Georgia