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Counselor FT

Company: Acadia Healthcare
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description White Deer Run Lancaster is looking for a FT Counselor! ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Conduct individual counseling sessions and group or family sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and document as required. May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions and assist with modifying problem behaviors. May be responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment for patient. May prepare individual treatment plan for each assigned patient. Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents are completed timely and in a clear concise manner. Assist with modifying problem behaviors and may also provide counseling services to families of patient. May act as a liaison between referral sources and patient. Provide crisis intervention to patient, as needed. May plan for aftercare for assigned patient. May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested. May provide case management duties for patient, ensuring individualized quality care. Evaluate the needs of patient and determine if referrals to other programs or facilities is needed. OTHER FUNCTIONS: Perform other functions and tasks as assigned. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: + Bachelor's degree in social or health services field from an accredited college or university. Two or more years experience in counseling field is required; + OR Bachelor's degree in other field required and; Four or more years experience in the counseling field; + OR Master's degree in social or health services field required and one or more years professional work experience. LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: Licensure or certification for counseling may be required by the state in which the facility operates. First Aid, CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility) Qualifications Skills Required + Customer Focus: Intermediate + Attention to Detail: Intermediate + Written Communication: Intermediate + Oral Communication: Intermediate Behaviors Preferred + Team Player: Works well as a member of a group Motivations Preferred + Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work + Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Acadia Healthcare, Lancaster , Counselor FT, Other , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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