Licensed Mental Health Professional - LCSW - Nursing Home Services - Full-time, Days

Mt Gretna, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 52320

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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. We are invested in providing innovative, highest quality care to our community. 

 

Program Description:

WellSpan Philhaven offers a wide range of behavioral health services to residents of retirement communities, nursing homes and long term care facilities.

Services include psychiatric diagnostic evaluations, medication management, behavioral interventions, psychotherapy and education for nursing home staff to be able to understand and manage behavioral challenges.



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 older adults is required, including consideration of the special needs and behaviors of that age group or groups. 
Required Experience
  • A master’s degree in the behavioral sciences required.
  • LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker 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.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

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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