Staff Therapist - LCSW/LPCC/Psychologist *Up to $15,000 Sign-on Bonus*

Job Posted 6/6/2024
Axis Community Health
5925 W Las Positas Blvd STE 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
United States
Category Healthcare
Experience Required
Degree Required
Healthcare / Health Services
$105,000.00 to $125,000.00 Per Year
Job Description

Company Description:

Axis Community Health, a nonprofit established in 1972, provides comprehensive healthcare services to over 15,000 individuals across all age groups in the Tri-Valley area. The mission of Axis Community Health is to provide quality, affordable, accessible and compassionate health care services that promote the well-being of all members of the community.

Our mission is rooted in delivering high-quality patient care, encompassing primary healthcare, mental health support, and dental services. We are committed to ensuring equitable access to essential healthcare services for every member of our community, irrespective of financial status, language proficiency, sexual orientation, cultural background, living situation, or insurance coverage.



  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) California Board of Behavioral Sciences OR
    Ph.D./Psy.D or EdD (must be licensed as a Psychologist with the California Board of Psychology) OR Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Under the guidance of the Integrated Behavioral Health Director:

  • Maintain client panel, conduct intakes, provide therapy services. Develop treatment plans in collaboration with clients.
  • Complete documentation using the electronic health record in a timely fashion while adhering to related laws and regulations for documentation.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Meet with consulting psychiatrist to discuss cases as necessary.
  • Provide supervision/training to new staff or interns if needed.
  • Provide all services in accordance with accepted standards of care and Axis protocols within the parameters of agency contractual requirements.
  • Assist medical providers in diagnostic clarification where needed.
  • Experience providing individual psychotherapy. Experience providing therapy to children/teens, group, families, couples is a plus.
  • Experience working with individuals who have co-morbid presentations.
  • Ability to utilize evidence based approaches, while also tailoring approach to client’s specific needs.
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team in a medical setting.
  • Good communication & strong documentation skills.
  • Computer knowledge and ability to type is required. Previous experience using electronic health records is a plus.
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • *Loan repayment application – up to $50K for the first 2 years through the National Health Service Corp Program (HPSA score is 21).
  • Generous stipend to cover licensing and continuing education costs.
  • Paid time off to complete continuing education.
  • Employer paid health, dental, and vision benefits to the employee.
  • Option to participate in a 403(B) retirement plan with employer matching contribution.
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Accrued paid time off with each pay period.
  • Employee discount programs.
  • **Up to $15,000 sign-on bonus for direct hire providers who work 0.8-1.0 FTE.

*As a Primary Care Provider with Axis Community Health you may qualify for up to $50,000 in loan repayment in exchange for a two-year service commitment.

**Employees who are re-hired, internal transfers, internal promotions, consultants, contractors, or temporary staff are not eligible for this bonus. Providers must complete 90 days of active employment with Axis and maintain FTE eligibility to qualify for this bonus. Direct hires will receive a $15,000 bonus. Providers that are hired as an employee through an agency will receive a $5,000 sign-on bonus


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Physical, Cognitive, and Environmental Working Conditions:

Work is normally performed in a typical clinic office work environment (and, in some cases, telecommuting sites). The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position if the accommodation request does not cause an undue hardship.

Physical: Occasionally required to carry/lift/push/pull/move up to 20lbs. Frequently required to perform moderately difficult manipulative tasks such as typing, writing, reaching over the shoulder, reaching over the head, reaching outward, sitting, walking on various surfaces, standing, and bending. Occasional travel to other Axis health centers and other occasional travel will be required.

Equipment: Frequently required to use repetitive motion of hands and feet to operate a computer keyboard, telephone, copier, and other office equipment for extended periods.

Sensory: Frequently required to read documents, written reports, and signage. Must be able to distinguish normal sounds with some background noise, as in answering the phone, interacting with staff etc. Must be able to speak clearly, understand normal communication, and be understood. Must be able to see clearly and have the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships to see objects where and as they actually are.

Cognitive: Must be able to analyze the information being received, count accurately, concentrate and focus on the given task, summarize the information being received, accurately interpret written data, synthesize information from multiple sources, write summaries as needed, interpret written or verbal instructions, and recognize social or professional behavioral cues.

Environmental Conditions: Frequent exposure to varied office (medical clinic/office) environments. Rare exposure to dust and loud noises.



Axis Community Health is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation, please contact for assistance.


Disclaimer: This job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, Axis Community Health reserves the right to modify or change the requirements of the job based on business necessity.


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5925 W Las Positas Blvd STE 100
Pleasanton CA 94588
United States
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