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Mental Health Counselor

Company: Wellpath
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

About this role Wellpath licensed professional counselors also refers to Mental Health Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), or Mental Health Professional. Please check with our recruiter to see if you are the right fit. Wellpath licensed professional counselors serve our mission of providing hope and healing by delivering compassionate, ethical, and quality care to patients in correctional and hospital settings. Our mental health staff have a unique opportunity for professional growth and make a significant difference in the lives of many through their work with diverse populations and caring for a broad range of clinical diagnoses. What you bring to the table Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidates for this position enjoy working in a fast-paced environment as part of a team dedicated to improving the lives of the individuals in our care. They display strong therapeutic boundaries and clinical skills, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and are passionate about improving the well-being of a vulnerable population. Education: Master's degree or higher in a behavioral/social science field from an accredited college or university Experience: Coursework and professional experience that indicates knowledge of mental health counseling, group and individual psychotherapy, diagnosing and treatment of mental disorders, psychological assessment techniques, crisis intervention, and mental health consultation. Required Licenses/Certifications: Must have active LPCC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT, or Psy.D. (Doctor of Psychology), Ph.D. or similar licensure in Colorado Current CPR Certification Any other certifications (such as First Aid) required by contract What you will do Day Shifts Available: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm Mon-Fri w/ 1 weekend per month rotation. 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Mon-Fri w/ 1 weekend per month rotation. 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Mon-Fri w/ 1 weekend per month rotation. As a Wellpath Licensed Professional Counselor you will Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide direct clinical care and consultation services in accordance with the company policies and procedures, policies and procedures of the institution, and in accordance with the ethical standards of relevant professional organizations (e.g., NASW, APA). Be responsible for delivering a variety of mental health services which may include individual and group treatment, intake evaluations, crisis intervention, assessment, and post-release planning. Gain an understanding of relevant accreditation standards, work with both facility staff and outside support agencies to facilitate patient treatment, and provide consultation and training as needed to staff on issues relevant to suicide prevention and the prevention and treatment of psychological disorders. Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer Our investment in you Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options Time off & leave benefits 401K Tuition Reimbursement Parental benefits Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Wellpath, Santa Cruz , Mental Health Counselor, Healthcare , Santa Cruz, California

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