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Mental Health Counselor

Company: Endeavor Health
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Mental Health CounselorPosted: December 21, 2022Job Category: ClinicalRequisition Number: MENTA001026Generous Sign On BonusEndeavor Health Services is looking for full-time Mental Health Counselors to join our Behavioral Health Clinic located at 564 Niagara St! Candidates must have an interest in working with a diverse population of adults and children with mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Monday - Friday with one evening per week. 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.ResponsibilitiesThe 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 resourcesGathering information for completing appropriate strength-based treatment planning, involving both the individual and their treatment teamPursuing continuing education to develop skills necessary to effectively treatment high-risk populationsParticipating in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings and communicating appropriately with referral sourcesConducting discharge planning and making follow-up contacts as necessaryProviding clients with linkages to other supportive services as identifiedMaintaining appropriate and accurate documentation within the clinical recordMaintaining cultural sensitivity and competence with respect to agency consumers and their families, as well as other employees and referral sourcesResponsibility for ensuring compliance with all agency policies, procedures and governmental regulations including, but not limited to HIPAAQualificationsMust 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 requireDemonstrates a knowledge base upon which they can provide direct clinical service and advisementAble to speak and understand Spanish preferredEOE StatementWE 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.PI202108390

Keywords: Endeavor Health, Buffalo , Mental Health Counselor, Healthcare , Buffalo, New York

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