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20-188 Counselor 1 or 2

Southwest Behavioral Care, Inc. - Behavioral Health | Monessen, PA | Part Time and Contract

Job Description

SOUTHWEST BEHAVIORAL CARE, INC.

                                                                                   JOB VACANCY NOTICE

Become a leader…Become an innovator…Make a difference in your community and join the premier nonprofit human services company in the region.   Come join our team and build a career with SPHS!  

 

POSITION:                           Counselor 1 or 2 – (Part-Time Contract)

Monessen Mental Health Outpatient and Drug & Alcohol

 

PAY GRADE:                        12/14

 

WAGE:                                $19/hr.-Bachelor’s $27/hr.-Master’s (as a minimum)

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:       

  -   Provides intake assessments as well as outpatient psychotherapy including, but not limited to individual, family, and group sessions.

-     Conducts assessment and diagnostic services to develop a comprehensive treatment plan and related treatment recommendations.

-     Develops and implements individualized treatment plans using individual, marital, group and family methodologies.

-     Participates in treatment team meetings with all levels of psychiatric and clinical staff, both individually and in group supervision.

-     Initiates appropriate Intra and Inter Agency contact to facilitate the care of the individuals that are served.

-     Prepares, maintains and submits all assigned case records, charts, reports, forms and other required documentation in a professional and timely manner.

-     Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:          

  -     Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related social services field with a clinical practicum; in accordance with Department of Human Services (DHS) or Department of Drug & Alcohol Program (DDAP) regulations.   

 -    Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation or Activities Therapy with progressive experience in human services; in accordance with Department of Human Services (DHS) or Department of Drug& Alcohol Program (DDAP) regulations.

-     Demonstrated ability or willingness to obtain the designated managed care credential of Mental Health Professional or Certified Addiction Counselor.

-     Demonstrated ability to obtain vital information during an interview to make proper recommendations.

-     Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the Pennsylvania State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearance.

-     Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.

-     Ability to transport oneself in an insured vehicle, as program needs dictate.

-     Ability to observe and recognize verbal and non-verbal signs of physical or mental disorders.

-     Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures, including emergency situations.

 

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.sphs.org/employment.html FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA.    POSTING# 20-188.

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