Licensed Mental Health Professional- Lancaster Outpatient - FT Days

Lancaster, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 50706

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About the Position

LCSW preferred but will consider LPC or LMFT. Under general supervision, provides therapy to the child and adolescent population.  Provides preadmission screening to determine appropriateness for admission.  Interviews patients and/or families to obtain psycho-social histories.  Collaborates with the treatment team to develop a treatment plan and coordinates discharge planning.

  

The qualified candidate will be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

  • Conducts individual or group therapy sessions. Assesses patients' progress and modifies or extends treatment program accordingly.
  • Provides therapeutic intervention with patient and family including individual, parental, family and group therapies.
  • Interviews patients and family members to obtain information about home environment, family relationships, health history, and patient's personality traits.
  • Documents current, accurate observations of care to the patient in appropriate records.
  • Coordinates care of assigned patients.
  • Assists in the implementation of education and training experience for interns and other designated students.
  • Prepares and maintains written documentation as required by the profession and the department.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population.  Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment.  Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.

 

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree
  • Licensure in PA: Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT) or Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • 6 - 12 months

 

 


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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.

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Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

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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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