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Licensed Professional Counselor/ Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Company: DHR Health
Location: Edinburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:The LPC/LCSW is responsible for providing high quality patient care in both the inpatient hospital setting and outpatient setting, displaying good skills in assessment of psychiatric need, crisis intervention, psycho diagnosis, treatment planning, individual therapy and discharge planning. The LPC/LCSW is expected to perform as a member of the medical treatment team for patients admitted in the acute physical care hospital setting as well as patients being treated at outpatient clinics. Specifically, this position will be asked to respond to critical situations within the DHR campus or any corresponding DHR clinics, assess for suicide risk, assess for appropriate level of care for patients based on presenting symptoms, provide bedside counseling services, follow up with patients on an outpatient basis and provide education to staff as well as patients and family members regarding services. This position may require traveling to local DHR/RMF clinics. This individual will work with other LPC/LCSWs in providing services to patients, however must also be able to work independently. This individual must also possess organizational skills, good time management and prioritization, leadership skills, problem solving skills, communicate assertively, and demonstrate initiative. This individual must be able to be mobile & available to respond to consultation requests & crisis situations within a reasonable amount of time.POSITION EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS:Licensed Professional Counseling License in the State of TexasLicensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage, Family, Child Counselor or license eligible in TexasMasters Degree in social work, counseling or psychology from an accredited universityCurrent BLS or Certification within 3 months of hire dateCPI training within 30 days of hire dateMust be able to be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issuesGood written and verbal communication skills required.Ability to read, write and speak EnglishAbility to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of nursing, administration, and physiciansPrefer hospital experienceJOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:Three (3) years experience working with child; adolescent, adult and geriatric psychiatric patientsExperience providing psychiatric or counseling services to patientsExcellent time management skillsExperience in behavioral medicine and physical rehabilitationo Additional language preferred. Spanish helpful.o Ability to work productively and effectively with minimal need for supervision.o Ability to function well as a member of a multidisciplinary teamo Strong interpersonal skillso Actively seeks opportunities for professional growth by attending educational seminarso Basic computer knowledgeo Must have excellent customer service skillso High degree of competency/experienceo Requires good communication and organizational skillso Requires reasoning ability and good independent judgmentPOSITION RESPONSIBILITES:Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others. Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practicesWork well with Medical & Psychiatric treatment team members to provide appropriate level of mental health services to patients at bedside.Document findings accurately and in a timely manner and formulate the plan of care based on findingsAbility to represent the program well in interactions both inside and outside the hospitalComplete assessments, consultations & documentation within policy timelines.Completes discharge plans for patients and follow up with patients on an outpatient basis for continuity of care.LINES OF REPSONSIBILITES: (Chain-of-command)Supervisor of Counseling Services 2. Vice President of Behavioral Health

Keywords: DHR Health, Edinburg , Licensed Professional Counselor/ Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Other , Edinburg, Texas

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