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Behavioral Health Therapist

Company: Signet Health
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a New Mexico licensed therapist/counselor who is competent and compassionate for our program at Nor-Lea General Hospital in Lovington, NM. The therapist/counselor provides guidance to senior adults who are dealing with behavioral health issues. This is a hospital position so all benefits, etc are through the hospital. To be considered for the Therapist/Counselor position, you must be licensed in New Mexico as one of the following: Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) Required - orLicensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) Required - orLicensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) Required with CPR/AED Adults and PediatricsYour specific duties will include: Present relevant findings that pertain to mental status and patient risk in an acute environment.Prepare comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessments, mental status exams, treatment plans and other clinical reports.Provide individual treatment and crisis intervention services.Confers with staff regularly regarding techniques used, case progress, and related matters for the purpose of promoting and evaluating professional development and assuring quality of care, as well as, reviewing work in progress.Personally maintains a caseload and may handle some of the more complex cases; performs a variety of direct clinical, diagnostic, treatment, and outreach services.The Clinical Counselor will be required to participate in the Emergency Department on-call schedule.Skills needed: Clinical/case management tasksClinical emergencies/crisis interventionMental health services - treatment plans-group notesDSM-IV TR (DSM V) - Diagnostic tool/Patient assessmentCommunication skills - oral/writtenDiverse patient/staff populationsTeamworkCompliant with federal, state, and agency regulations Education Master's degree in Social Work (MSW), Counseling (Psychology, Counseling, and Marriage Family Therapist) or related field from an accredited program. Licensure/Certification- Current Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) Required - or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) Required - or Licensed Social Worker or- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) Required - and CPR/AED Adults and Pediatrics Required

Keywords: Signet Health, Midland , Behavioral Health Therapist, Healthcare , Carlsbad, Texas

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