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21-142 Counselor 1

Southwest Behavioral Care, Inc. - Behavioral Health | New Kensington, PA | Part Time

Job Description

SOUTHWEST BEHAVIORAL CARE, INC.

                                                                                 JOB VACANCY NOTICE

 

POSITION:                                 Counselor 1 – (Multiple Part-Time Positions)

                                             Mental Health Outpatient and Drug & Alcohol Program

                                             New Kensington Location

 

PAY GRADE:                            12

 

WAGE:                                      $16.93/hr. (opportunity for advancement with the agency)

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:        

  • Provides clinical 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:            

  • 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 Programs (DDAP) regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability or willingness to obtain the Certified Addiction Counselor credential after three years of employment.
  • 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#21-142.

 

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