Mental Health Counselor- AIDS Center- Full Time Days

Job Description

 

 Strength Through Diversity

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Dept- AIDS Center
REQ # 2549116
 

Job Title: Mental Health Counselor

 

Job Summary: 

Under general supervision, counsels patients with emphasis on prevention. Works with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental health. Specific duties may vary by area assigned. Develop collaborative relationships with other disciplines to assure effective patient care.  After appropriate training, demonstrates competency for specific patient population. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Conducts family therapy, individual cognitive behavior therapy, family therapy with adolescents, group therapy with adults, and co-leads specific patient population groups depending on assigned area.
  • Provides outpatient care to population specific patients.

  • Provides education/information to patient and families and modifies treatments as necessary in response to patient progress.

  • Develops and implements treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.

  • Participates in appropriate educational activities and department meetings. Conducts assessments and psychological evaluations.

  • Directs patients/families to appropriate community agencies and resources for financial assistance, counseling, rehabilitation, auxiliary care, or to aid in location of, e.g., medical supplies, adaptive devices.

  • Prepares and maintains all required treatment records and reports. Keeps all electronic records as required.

  • Coordinates phone and triage activities.
  • Develop and maintains contacts with various community agencies to gather information on available resources, to relay appropriate patient information, and to improve services provided.

  • Performs other related duties

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in counseling or related field

  • 1 year supervised experience conducting therapy for specific patient population

  •  Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) license

  • Basic MS Office Suite Experience   

Strength Through Diversity

 

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

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