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Licensed Behavioral Health Counselor (Intake)

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Waco
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring: Ascension Providence DePaul is hiring a Full-time Mental Health professional! This associate needs to have the ability to assess patients during crisis and determine level of care needed. Our care teams at Ascension Providence DePaul Center in Waco, Texas, are here to help you and deliver care that's right for you - Treating behaviors that affect mental health.At Providence Healthcare Network, we believe serving others gives meaning, purpose and joy to our lives. The Providence mission of compassion is perfected by our vision of excellence and we are consistently awarded for the level of care we provide.Preferred Qualifications: - -

  • Masters degree or higher in Social Work or Counseling
  • Licensed as LMSW, LCSW, LPC or similar
  • 2 yrs Behavioral health experience
  • Emergency Room and/or Mental Health facility experience -
  • Ability to work as a team What You Will Do: Provide behavioral health counseling services.
    • Conduct patient assessments and establish therapy treatment goals.
    • Administer individual and group therapy. Maintain thorough and confidential records of observations.
    • Evaluate progress and effectiveness of therapy interventions.
    • Provide patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic activities in the community.
    • Work directly with the patient, family, physician and community providers to ensure active and collaborate care from the initiation of treatment to the time of discharge. What You Will Need: Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
      • One or more of the following is required:
        • Counselor credentialed from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors.
        • Social Worker specializing in Clinical Practice credentialed from the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners.
        • Social Worker credentialed from the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.Education:
          • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required. Additional Preferences: No additional preferences. Why Join Our Team: With a team of over 2,300 associates, physicians and volunteers, Ascension Providence is now one of the largest employers in Waco, Texas. We offer a place of respect and inclusion, as well as a rich learning environment with countless opportunities for career growth and professional development.If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today. When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension Providence is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.This Ministry does not participate in E-Verify and therefore cannot employ STEM OPT candidates.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Waco , Licensed Behavioral Health Counselor (Intake), Healthcare , Waco, Texas

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