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Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Date: Jan 24, 2022

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 49853 
Title: Licensed Mental Health Counselor 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Naples, FL

 

 

 

 

Main Objective:

The Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) is responsible for providing standardized counseling/talk therapy for Arthrex employees working in Florida, with mild to moderate mental health conditions and/or substance abuse who are referred by Arthrex Medical Center’s (AMC’s) physicians and mid-level providers or self-referred. The LMHC will work to address other social needs of patients and will utilize area referral sources for needed specialty care, hospitalization, or advance psychiatric assessments and treatments.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assess the mental and behavioral health status of referred patients.
  2. Provide counseling/talk therapy to scheduled patients utilizing professional counseling standards in both individual and group settings.
  3. Formulates differential diagnosis of mild to moderate mental health conditions and/or substance abuse.
  4. Formulates short-term and long-term counseling plans for patients under care.
  5. Consults with AMC providers regarding complex patients and regarding prescription medications prescribed by providers.
  6. Interact effectively and professionally with persons from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, education, racial, ethnic and professional backgrounds.
  7. Work as an effective team member but able to function independently demonstrating sound judgment and initiative.
  8. Be flexible to shift priorities and maintain strict patient confidentiality.
  9. Establish and maintain effective interpersonal work relationships to assist medical and wellness colleagues in accomplishing shared health and wellness goals.  
  10. Identify patients with urgent mental health conditions (e.g. suicidal, homicidal, psychotic, etc.) and make appropriate referrals to available emergency or psychiatric treatment facilities.
  11. Provide written document of counseling sessions, assessments, interventions, and recommendations for AMC’s providers and to meet requirements for medical records documentation.
  12. Provide non-scheduled urgent assessment of patients with medical clinic appointments.
  13. Provides individual, group and family therapy sessions as appropriate
  14. Provide regular education presentations to employees on timely topics to support mental health.
  15. Assist AMC leadership in developing protocols for AMC’s counseling services and criteria for outside referrals for advanced/emergency psychiatric care.
  16. Prepare monthly productivity reports
  17. Prepare reports for quality improvement.
  18. Provide regular in-service training on relevant topics for internal partners
  19. Participate in a team management approach to patient care/treatment.
  20. Maintain quality care through participation in peer review, policy development and quality improvement programs.
  21. Maintain appropriate documentation of clinical and counseling services, including all necessary billing information. Ensure accurate and consistent use of encounter forms for all client contracts with behavioral health providers to ensure accurate billing of third party resources
  22. Maintain and update professional knowledge and proficiency through continuing education, staff meetings, workshops and serving on special committees.
  23. Collaborates with internal partners to market and communicate services.

 

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited university or college with a major in the field of Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related Human Services field required
  • 3 years experience as a licensed clinical therapist required
  • Must be clinically licensed in Florida (LMHC, LCSW, LMFT, or PhD/PsyD)
  • Bilingual oral and written skills preferred (Spanish and English)
  • Additional certifications preferred

 

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/ Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Must demonstrate knowledge and experience in program development and coordination of therapeutic services.
  • Provide culturally competent, evidence-based, skills-based, and client-centered outpatient behavioral therapy for individuals, families and groups.
  • Ability to provide virtual counseling when needed
  • Ability to maintain Continuing Education Units (CEUs) as required by state licensing boards.
  • Demonstrates independent initiative in communicating available services
  • Must be willing to travel between Arthrex worksites in SWFL.
  • Must be willing to work evening hours and weekends if necessary.
  • Ability to identify and implement a HIPAA compliant electronic medical records system for client charting.

 

 

 

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Naples

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