Licensed Mental Health Pro- LPC, LCSW or LMFT- Outpatient Clinic- full-time day/eve

Elizabethtown, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 51895

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This position is eligible for financial incentives and a sign on bonus!

 

General Summary:

 

Licensed Outpatient Therapists are responsible for providing outpatient psychotherapy to patients experiencing mental, emotional, behavioral, or relationship distress or dysfunction.This position is part of a dynamic, supportive team of therapists and doctors.  We are invested in providing innovative, highest quality care to our community. 

 


Duties and Responsibilities:

 

1 Conducts individual or group therapy sessions. Assesses patients' progress and modifies or extends treatment program accordingly.
2 Provides therapeutic intervention with patient and family including individual, marital, parental, family and group therapies.
3 Interviews patients and family members to obtain information about home environment, family relationships, health history, and patient's personality traits.
4 Documents current, accurate observations of care to the patient in appropriate records.
5 Coordinates care of assigned patients.
6 Assists in the implementation of education and training experience for interns and other designated students.
7 Prepares and maintains written documentation as required by the profession and the department.

 



Required Skills
  • Interpersonal verbal and listening skills are required to communicate effectively with patients and families and with other clinicians and patient-care personnel.
  • Analytical skills are necessary for the collection and assessment of psychosocial data, interpretation of these data, and the ongoing review of treatment efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Visual ability is needed to observe patient behavior and to review and prepare written documents.
  • Knowledge of and ability in the care and handling of patients in a specific age group (child, adolescent, adult, or older adult) as assigned is required, including consideration of the special needs and behaviors of that age group or groups. If more than one age group is served, knowledge and ability specific to each age group is required.
Required Experience
  • A master’s degree in the behavioral sciences required. Licensure as a social worker or professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania is required.
  • The work requires a minimum of 5 years clinical experience in mental health in order to develop skills in patient assessment, treatment plan development, and the use of psychotherapeutic techniques.

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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