National Association of Social Workers

2018 NASW Virtual Forum | November 14-15, 2018

THRIVEE

THRIVEE is a technology-enabled behavioral health company that humanizes addiction recovery and counseling through smart, simple, and intuitive tools. 

We believe that access to care is the major barrier for many people seeking treatment options. 

At THRIVEE we are launching a care revolution by creating a virtual network of mental health and primary care providers working in collaboration to reach more people in need. You will have direct impact fixing one of the nation’s greatest epidemics of our time - opioid addiction!

THRIVEE is a VMAT (Virtual Medication-Assisted Treatment) program, created to improve behavioral health outcomes, focused in the opioid counseling space. Utilizing virtual telemedicine group sessions, leveraging proven clinical practices and the most advanced software available.

We recognized that there is a major shortage of behavioral health clinicians to provide these services. In addition, care is fragmented with little to no coordination with PCPs or the patient’s other providers. 

THRIVEE is the first advanced telemedicine driven by Virtual Medication Assisted Treatment (VMAT) for opioid abusers. Individuals meet with medical staff and counselors via video conferencing – not in a clinic or office. No waitlists, no travel, no traffic, and no hassles. We provide individuals access to the help they need while giving the highest level of care.

THRIVEE pairs convenience with effective results. We aim to address the psychological, medical, and behavioral aspects of opioid addiction and any co-occurring disorders. We understand the complexity of opioid addiction. The most effective treatment consists of a combination of medication, counseling and behavioral therapy.

 

VIRTUAL MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT

THRIVEE uses technology to enable virtual delivery of Medication Assisted Treatment to treat Opioid Use Disorder. THRIVEE combines virtual visits for medication maintenance with virtual group therapy using face-to-face video between patients and providers for a care experience that boosts access to care, increases retention and engagement, and is convenient and private

Supporting evidence highlights how Medication Assisted Treatment is the best care for addiction, that Virtual Medication Assisted Treatment improves access to care and increases retention and engagement, and how future regulations may better enable THRIVEE's delivery model. Medication Assisted treatment with buprenorphine is the current standard to treat Opioid Use Disorder in terms of clinical guidelines, patient preference, outcomes, quality, and cost. Virtual Medication Assisted treatment is optimizing the delivery model for telemedicine and has been shown in early studies to increase access to treatment with comparable outcomes.

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN JOINING THRIVEE’S CARE REVOLUTION AS A LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER?

 

Job Title: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Position Type: Part-Time

Salary: Competitive

Location: Private office of your convenience (Virtual)

Company Overview

THRIVEE is a new virtual practice, due to open January 2019, providing the underserved communities with the highest quality of care. THRIVEE will be a community dedicated to providing optimal care and expertise in a comfortable environment such as your office or home setting. The mission is to be recognized as a premier telemedicine practice providing cost effective, culturally sensitive healthcare, and education for all patients regardless of race, gender, income, or religious background. Our patient-centered, team-based program is designed to combat today’s typical fragmented healthcare model. As a collaborative virtual program, THRIVEE will focus on bridging the gap between the patient, provider, and healthcare support team.

Job Description

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) will work in collaboration with team members and other health care providers.  The LCSW provides evidence-based weekly Group Therapy as part of the Virtual Medication Assisted Treatment (VMAT).  Each virtual group will have up to 10 members and will occur weekly.  The LCSW will maintain ongoing brief daily contact with each member via text to provide support, psychoeducation and encourage engagement in treatment.  The LCSW will assist in care coordination with the team (MD/NP and Care Advocate).  He/she participates in performance improvement, quality improvement and patient safety activities and maintains professional practice standards and clinical practice standards.

Qualification and Experience Requirements

Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed at the independent practice level in the state in which practice will occur.  Substance Abuse certification/license a plus. 

Experience in providing individual and group therapy to individuals with substance use disorders.  Training/certification in CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Informed Treatment a plus.

Effective communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to use data entry and retrieval system. Ability to work as part of a clinical care team and provide clinical input into the plan of care.  Experience in providing evidenced-based group therapy.  Strong clinical engagement skills. 

THRIVEE is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

Please email Linda Sacco, LCSW, PhD with your resume and interest.

Lindas@thrivee.com