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Behavioral Health Therapist

Welsh Mountain Health Centers Lebanon ,PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) we provide health care to all members of our community, including low income, indigent and uninsured patients who may not otherwise be able to afford health care via traditional sources. We screen potential employees to ensure alignment with our core requirements followed by the requisite positional skills set. In doing so we need staff committed to this mission who do their best to live and work the characteristics of our core values as we strive to care for an ever-increasing amount of members of the communities we serve.

Mission Statement
“To provide person focused, barrier free, quality healthcare to all”
Vision Statement
A healthy community supported by accessible, equitable and compassionate integrated care.

At Welsh Mountain Health Center, the role of an LCSW or LPC is to assist our Primary Care Providers in recognizing, treating and managing mental health and psycho social concerns. LCSW/LPC's are hired as a traveling position as to ensure we can provide treatment to patients at our Medical offices in Lebanon and Lancaster County.

Below you will find a list of performance expectations as well as the education and training requirements.

 Provide group and family therapy sessions as indicated.
 Address social needs of patients and utilize area referral sources for needed specialty care, hospitalization, or advanced psychiatric assessments and treatments.
 Receive internal referrals from WMHC’s physicians and mid-level providers.
 Assess the mental and behavioral health status of referred patients.
 Formulate differential diagnosis of mild to moderate mental health conditions and/or substance abuse.
 Formulate short-term and long-term counseling plans to patients under care.
 Consults with medical director and other providers regarding complex patients and regarding prescription medications prescribed by providers.
 Identify patients with urgent mental health conditions (IE: suicidal, homicidal, psychotic, etc.) and make the appropriate referrals to available emergency or psychiatric treatment facilities.
 Provide written documentation of counseling sessions, assessments, interventions and recommendations for WMHC’s providers.
 Assist Medical Director in developing protocols for WMHC’s counseling services and criteria for outside referrals.
 Prepare monthly productivity reports.
 Prepare quality improvement reports.
 Provide in-service training on relevant Behavioral Health topics for co-workers as requested.
 Participate in a team management approach to patient care/treatment.
 Maintain an understanding of how behavioral health priorities are administered under state DHS guidelines.
 Consult with specialists and colleagues to review and participate in the care of patients receiving indirect/contracted medical services.
 Maintain quality care through participation in peer review, policy development and quality improvement programs.
 Provide non-scheduled urgent assessments of patients with medical clinic appointments.

 Bachelors or Masters Degree in Counseling with Professional Clinical Counselor License.

 Bachelors or Masters Degree in Social Work with Clinical Social Worker License.

 One (1) or more years, experience in an outpatient mental health counseling preferred.
 Basic understating of primary care.
 Knowledge of EMR.
 Knowledge of community resources.
 Bi/Multi lingual preferred.
 CPR/AED Certification
 ACT 131: Child Abuse Training

Job Type: Full-time

Welsh Mountain Health Centers

Why Work Here?

We offer schedule flexibility which allows for a home-work life balance.We have generous PTO and benefits packages!


920 Church Street Lebanon
Lebanon, PA