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Behavioral Health Counselor

  • Job ID: 759714296
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Night Job
  • Facility: UPMC Chautauqua at WCA
  • Department: IP Mental Health 3M_3S
  • Location: 207 Foote Avenue, Jamestown NY 14702
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $18.02 to $28.82 / hour

Description

Do you desire a purpose-filled career where you can impact the lives of others in an engaging, dynamic environment? If so, our team at UPMC Chautauqua may be the life-changing experience you've been searching for.  If you seek a challenge and are looking for an opportunity where you can grow both personally and professionally, we invite you to explore this opportunity with us today!

UPMC Chautauqua is seeking a full-time Behavioral Health Counselor to work in our Mental Health Department.  This position is for night shifts and offers 3 - 12 hour shifts.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of behavior support techniques and skills to aid in the development of individualized behavior plans.
  • Assist with care coordination as needed to ensure the highest quality of care to clients and families. Facilitate referrals for other clinical services during treatment and at discharge.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of structured clinical assessment tools including specific measures of psychiatric symptomatology, family functioning, and academic achievement with an ability to communicate results and recommended course of treatment to families and other professionals.
  • Responsible for paperwork and participates in interagency team meetings. Completes all necessary department documentation per established policies.
  • Actively participate, coordinate, and liaison with other services.
  • Facilitate the resolution of any problematic issue related to service delivery.
  • Provide individual and family therapy in a community and/or inpatient/outpatient setting.
  • Ensure behavior plans are implemented with fidelity by staff to maximize effectiveness.
  • Provide direct care to assigned patients.
  • Provide direct clinical supervision to assigned staff. Modes of supervision include: individual, group and onsite supervision. Treatment team meetings also will be conducted.
  • Develop expertise in child/adolescent/adult psychopathology, crisis intervention / de-escalation techniques, and behavioral therapy.
  • Participate in necessary trainings related to the provision of services.
  • Conduct ongoing evaluations of behavior plans after implementation to assess if plans need to be updated.

 

Qualifications

Masters degree in Psychology; Child Development; Applied Behavior Analysis; Early Intervention; Education; Special Education; Instruction in Learning; Social Work or a related field.One year of clinical experience preferred. Knowledge of behavior principles, evaluation and assessment process, as well as application of current version of the DSM preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) preferred.


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