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Carle Foundation Hospital Counselor - Psych  Olney in Urbana, Illinois

Counselor - Psych Olney

  • Department:

RMH-Primary Care

  • Entity:

Richland

  • Job Category:

Allied Health

  • Employment Type:

Full - Time

  • Job ID:

15831

  • Experience Required:

None

  • Education Required:

Masters Degree

  • Shift:

Day

  • Location:

Olney, IL

  • Usual Schedule:

M-F Days

  • On Call Requirements:

None

  • Work Location:

Richland Memorial Hospital

  • Weekend Requirements:

None

  • Holiday Requirements:

None

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Position Summary:

The Counselor provides outpatient psychotherapy to Carle patients in the area of Psychiatry/Psychology.

Qualifications:

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Masters Related Field CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Illinois or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) Illinois. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Prior experience with providing psychotherapy in a clinical setting. Prior experience with the treatment of a variety of mental health disorders. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Strong communication and listening skills. Ability to work effectively with a multitude of personalities at various organizational levels. Ability to clarify goals and see projects through to completion.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide psychotherapy to patients and their families through individual and/or group settings.

  • Conduct lectures and participate in community outreach activities. Identify concerns and make referrals to other specialists when needed

  • Documents assessment, care provided and treatment plans.

  • Performs mental health evaluations for referred patients, including assessing need for ongoing psychotherapy or other services.

  • Provides ongoing psychotherapy services for patients, using techniques and interventions appropriate to the patients’ needs.

  • Works with patient to develop treatment plan, including specific goals and objectives to be addressed in psychotherapy.

  • Completes appropriate documentation in medical record within timeframes established by departmental policy.

  • With permission of patient, provides communication back to referring providers about patient diagnosis, treatment plan, and progress.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality and fulfills provider responsibilities as specified under HIPAA, the Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code, and the Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act.

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