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Mental Health Counselor - LCSW, LMFT, LPCC

Company: Wellpath
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Compensation Range: $44 - $55 / hourYou Matter:--- Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved--- Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture--- Excellent career growth opportunitiesJoin us and find a career that supports:--- Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients--- Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging--- Autonomy in a warm team environment--- Growth and trainingPerks and BenefitsIn addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:--- DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!--- Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching--- Company paid life insurance--- Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)--- Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts--- Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loansWhy Us:Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to "Always Do The Right Thing!", and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.How you make a difference:The Licensed Mental Health Professional in a Local Detention facility will conduct initial screenings, diagnostic evaluations, and evidence-based therapeutic interventions to patients in accordance with state and federal regulations. They will also maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement treatment plans. The job requires adherence to licensure standards and policies and procedures of the facility.Key Responsibilities:Conducts intake evaluations, provides therapeutic interventions, and makes appropriate recommendations for patients referred by security, healthcare staff, and other community sources.Provides suicide risk assessments and prevention interventions, and conducts daily evaluations of patients' treatment needs.Coordinates closely with prescribing providers to ensure timely evaluations for medication and encourages medication adherence.Participates in treatment team meetings, provides staff training on mental health topics, and documents all findings in patient health records.Oversees the clinical needs of patients on their caseload, provides crisis intervention services, and may assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process and orientation/training of new employees.Qualifications & Requirements:EducationMaster's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or Other Related Mental Health disciplineExperienceOne (1) or more years of experience in a Mental Health treatment program, preferably in a Correctional or Hospital settingLicenses/CertificationsUnrestricted, current license in the State of practice - e.g. LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LMHC, PsychologistMust maintain all licensures, certifications, continuing educational requirements, etc.Additional Details - Candidate Facing: LCSW, LMFT, and LPCC preferred ACSW, AMFT, and APCC invited to apply Part Time Weekends Only Saturday and Sunday 3pm to 11:30pmWe are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn't seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

Keywords: Wellpath, Santa Cruz , Mental Health Counselor - LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, Healthcare , Santa Cruz, California

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