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Behavioral Health Counselor-Pine Bush

Company: Cornerstone Family Healthcare
Location: Pine Bush
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Cornerstone Family Healthcare is actively recruiting for a Behavioral Health Counselor to join our growing Behavioral Health team in Pine Bush, NY.RATE OF PAY/SALARY: $65,000 annually with a sign-on bonusWORK LOCATION(S): Pine Bush, NYSTATUS: Full TimeFLSA Status: ExemptJOB SUMMARY:Provides diagnostic evaluations and psycho-social assessments to patients with defined mental health problems and who are at risk of or are currently abusing alcohol or drugs.Assists patients and their families through individual, group and education conferences to understand, accept and follow treatment recommendations.Refers patients and their families to specialized treatment programs in accordance with their needs; monitors and evaluates their progress.Provides individual psychotherapy to a full caseload of patients for various mental health issues including individuals that require counseling, e.g. HIV/AIDS, Chemical Dependency.Collaborates with the other department Directors to integrate care where neededMaintains current and appropriate documentation in patient chart.Assists the Director of Behavioral Health in conducting in-service training for Cornerstone Family Healthcare medical staff on identifying and dealing with substance abuse, depression screening and other mental health illnesses.Acts as a mandated reporter in suspected child abuse cases.Provides updates to the Director of Behavioral Health on a monthly basis.Attends monthly Continuous Quality Improvement and Clinical Operations Committee meetingsAttend and participate in monthly department, All Staff and other required meetings.Be familiar with and adhere to all clinical, administrative, and general policies and procedures as outlined in the Cornerstone Family Healthcare Policy and Procedure Manual and Employee Handbook.Maintain confidentiality of all aspects of Cornerstone Family Healthcare including, but not limited to, patient confidentiality, financials, and employee relations.Perform other duties as assigned.Requirements:Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling or Nursing, certified by New York State where applicable.LMHC, LMSW or LCSW is required.Minimum 3 - 5 years post-graduate experience preferred.CORNERSTONE BENEFITS:Competitive salaries I Health Benefits I Retirement plan I Paid Time Off I Sick Time I Flexible Spending I Dependent Care I Paid Holidays I CME time & stipendCORNERSTONE'S MISSION:Cornerstone Family Healthcare is a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center with a mission to provide high quality, comprehensive, primary and preventative health care services in an environment of caring, dignity and respect to all people regardless of their ability to pay. For more than fifty years, Cornerstone has been responsive to meeting the needs of the communities in which we serve with a continued emphasis on the underserved and those without access to health care regardless of race, economic status, age, sex, sexual orientation or disability.

Keywords: Cornerstone Family Healthcare, Danbury , Behavioral Health Counselor-Pine Bush, Healthcare , Pine Bush, Connecticut

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