Mental Health Counselor-LPC/LCSW- STR/DTX -Deer Park, TX

  • Cenikor Foundation
  • Deer Park, TX, USA
  • Aug 07, 2020
Full time Health Care Nonprofit-Social Services Nurse Other

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Mental Health Counselor is responsible to provide counseling to insurance funded clients and COPSD counseling services to individuals experiencing mental health and substance abuse issues. Works to promote optimum mental and emotional health. 

Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday 8am - 5pm

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide mental health counseling and COPSD counseling services to identified client population.
  2. Assess and diagnose clients’ mental status through interviews and observations, and develop treatment plans or make referrals to the appropriate services. 
  3. Provide crisis intervention services to clients who are a danger to themselves or others. 
  4. Work in conjunction with all facility staff to facilitate a safe environment for client recovery. 
  5. Contribute to client care by participating in clinical staff meetings to review client progress and treatment plans, and report caseload activities to supervisor. 
  6. Ensure documentation is entered into the electronic health record and deadlines for completion are met consistently. 
  7. Work closely with management team to uphold the core principles of Cenikor's culture and create a positive working environment for all team members. 
  8. Maintain compliance with federal and state regulatory standards as well as Cenikor policies and procedures. 
  9. Work closely with management team to uphold the core principles of Cenikor's culture and create a positive working environment for all team members. 
  10. Maintain strict confidentiality on all client and foundation matters and refer questionable issues to your supervisor. 
  11. Perform additional duties as assigned and consistent with the exempt functions as defined in this job description.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Possesses strong clinical documentation skills.
  • Experienced in diagnosis and treatment of mental health and substance abuse issues 
  • Experienced in COPSD counseling services and capable of identifying appropriate resources for client development and providing substance abuse counseling.
  • Capable of discerning facts from opinions and remaining objective when listening to conflicting opinions.
  • Experienced in working with diverse population.
  • Possesses good time management skills needed to meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software required, including MS Outlook calendar.
  • Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikor’s Culture with all team members:
    • Demonstrate mission of service to our clients 
    • Positive, respectful communication with both staff and clients
    • Demonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goals
    • Role model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundaries Work effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for success

Education:

  • Master’s degree required

Experience:

  • Two (2) years of mental health and/or substance abuse treatment experience preferred 
  • Knowledge/experience with dual diagnosis clients preferred

Licensure Required:

  • LPC or LCSW required

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
  • EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER