Counselor - Children's Mental Health

  • Ascension
  • Amsterdam, NY 12010, USA
  • Mar 02, 2019
Full time Healthcare & Medical Professional Counselor (LPC / LAC / LMHC)

Job Description

We Are Hiring

Counselor - Children's Mental Health - MH Childrens Clinic - FT Days - Amsterdam Memorial Campus - Amsterdam, NY

Why Join Ascension?

St. Mary's Healthcare in Amsterdam, N.Y., part of Ascension, features an award-winning acute care hospital, primary and specialty care centers throughout Fulton and Montgomery counties, more than 30 behavioral health services for persons in Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties, a full continuum of physical rehabilitation services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned exceptional national rankings for excellence in medicine and has a continuing commitment to provide an exceptional patient experience.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Mary's Hospital - NY, you will have the opportunity to provide behavioral health counseling services.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts patient assessments and establishes therapy treatment goals.
  • Administers individual and group therapy. Maintains thorough and confidential records of observations.
  • Evaluates progress and effectiveness of therapy interventions.
  • Provides patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic activities in the community.

What You Will Need

Education & Work Experience:

  • Master's level or PhD/PsyD degree required in the fields of social work, mental health counseling, art therapy or school psychology and Master's level degree required.
  • Experience in Children and Family Services.
  • Preference to those with experience in a clinic setting, who speak Spanish, and whom have licensure.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary's Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws. State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation. Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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