Counselor-Behavioral Hlth Lic
Posted on: April 6, 2021
We Are Hiring: Availability Range of 830am -930pm; M-ThFriday
830a- 5pm What You Will Do: Provide behavioral health counseling
- Conduct patient assessments and establish therapy treatment
- Administer individual and group therapy. Maintain thorough and
confidential records of observations.
- Evaluate progress and effectiveness of therapy
- 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.
- Provide assessment, social services and counseling to patients,
their families and staff in relation to social, psychological,
financial and family situations including discharge planning.
Provide individual, group and family psychotherapy. Document
therapies and treatment. Assist with directpatient care as
- Initiate and conduct educational programs for staff as needed.
Market and provide community education on therapeutic services.
Develop and maintain good working relationships with outside
community health and social agencies and reaches out to the
community to develop new resources formeeting patient needs.
Conduct training programs with outside organizations regarding
health and wellness.
- Function as lead therapist regarding trauma and personality
disorders, providing clinical consultation to staff and
psychiatrist. Provide clinical consultation to hospital staff about
mental health issues for various patient populations, including
children and families. Interpret and communicate
necessaryinformation regarding patients and families including
social history information to staff and physicians.
- Coordinate planning, make recommendations and facilitate
decision-making concerning individual patient care plans especially
regarding the home situation. Plan treatments and review physician
cases. Interact with insurance companies regarding mental health
claims and provides insurance and billing consultation, support,
and education to other staff as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned. What You Will Need: Licensure
/ Certification / Registration:
- One or more of the following required:
- Counselor credentialed from the Texas State Board of Examiners
of Professional Counselors obtained prior to hire date or job
- Social Worker credentialed from the Texas State Board of Social
Worker Examiners obtained prior to hire date or job transfer
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
- Clinical Counselor preferred.Education:
- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required. Why Join Our
Team: Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided
thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in
healthcare since 1902. We strive to expand access to high-quality,
low-cost, person-centered care and services for all. We operate
more than 100 clinical locations in central Texas, including two
teaching hospitals, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas
and Dell Children's Medical Center, where candidates can find both
career and clinical education opportunities. If you are looking for
a rewarding career in healthcare, explore a career with us today.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to
transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As
one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the
U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate,
personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4
billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community
benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates
and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of
ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites
of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living
facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia. Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension Seton is an equal
opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all
associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion,
national origin, 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"
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement 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.
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