Counselor - Behavioral Health Lic

Posted on May 18, 2019 by Ascension

Amsterdam, NY 12010
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

We Are Hiring

Counselor - Behavioral Health Lic - MH PROS - FT Days - Amsterdam Memorial Campus - Amsterdam, NY

Why Join Ascension?

St. Mary's Healthcare in Amsterdam, N.Y., part of Ascension, features an award-winning acute care hospital, primary and specialty care centers throughout Fulton and Montgomery counties, more than 30 behavioral health services for persons in Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties, a full continuum of physical rehabilitation services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned exceptional national rankings for excellence in medicine and has a continuing commitment to provide an exceptional patient experience.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Mary's Hospital - NY, you will have the opportunity to provide behavioral health counseling services.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts patient assessments and establishes therapy treatment goals.
  • Administers individual and group therapy. Maintains thorough and confidential records of observations.
  • Evaluates progress and effectiveness of therapy interventions.
  • Provides patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic activities in the community.
  • Works 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:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Counselor specializing in Alcohol and Drug Abuse credentialed from the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.
      • Counselor specializing in Prevention credentialed from the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.
      • Social Worker specializing in Clinical Practice credentialed from the New York Board of Social Work obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
      • Master Social Worker credentialed from the New York Board of Social Work obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
      • Counselor specializing in Mental Health credentialed from the New York Board of Mental Health Practitioners obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education & Work Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary's Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.
State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.
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.

E-Verify Statement

St. Mary's Healthcare participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E -Verify

Reference: 707997731

Similar Jobs

Technologist - Ultrasound PD

Amsterdam, NY

Annual Salary

Registered Nurse Manager - Nursing

Amsterdam, NY

Annual Salary

Admissions Nurse RN - Long Term Care FT

Amsterdam, NY

Annual Salary

Senior Accountant

Amsterdam, NY

Annual Salary