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Mental Health Counselor - Williamsville, NY

Company: Endeavor Health Services
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

SIGN ON BONUS UP TO $1000! Endeavor Health Services is looking for full-time Mental Health Counselors to join our new Behavioral Health Clinic located at 531 Farber Lakes Drive in Williamsville! Candidates must have an interest in working with a diverse population of adults and children with mental health and/or substance abuse issues. We offer competitive salaries and an array of employee benefits, including medical, dental, company paid vision and life insurance - 401(k) - Paid Holidays - Generous Paid Vacation and Sick Time. Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for utilizing ongoing clinical supervision and the Counselor functions as a member of the Clinical Treatment Team providing direct service to individuals in both group and individual therapy settings, as well as:

  • Conducting pre-admission screenings to determine appropriate level of care for the individual based on information gathered and knowledge of agency/community resources
  • Gathering information for completing appropriate strength-based treatment planning, involving both the individual and their treatment team
  • Pursuing continuing education to develop skills necessary to effectively treatment high-risk populations
  • Participating in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings and communicating appropriately with referral sources
  • Conducting discharge planning and making follow-up contacts as necessary
  • Providing clients with linkages to other supportive services as identified
  • Maintaining appropriate and accurate documentation within the clinical record
  • Maintaining cultural sensitivity and competence with respect to agency consumers and their families, as well as other employees and referral sources
  • Responsibility for ensuring compliance with all agency policies, procedures and governmental regulations including, but not limited to HIPAA Qualifications
    • Must possess a Master's Degree from a recognized college or university in a mental health or social work related field and be eligible for license within 18 months of hire (LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT etc.)
    • One year of direct service, post-graduate, experience preferred, but not require
    • Demonstrates a knowledge base upon which they can provide direct clinical service and advisement EOE Statement WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.



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Keywords: Endeavor Health Services, Buffalo , Mental Health Counselor - Williamsville, NY, Healthcare , Buffalo, New York

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