Job Summary: The Licensed Mental Health Clinician is responsible for providing direct clinical services to clients of Southwest Counseling Service. The overall purpose is to provide quality service delivered with dignity and respect for the client and community. This service is aimed at improving the client's overall mental health, and generating increased community wellness.
Essential Job Functions
Provide agency and community based mental health services to all age groups and diagnostic categories utilizing individual, family, couple and group modalities.
Perform timely and thorough professional quality assessments that result in a broad picture of treatment needs, including co-occurring disorders when appropriate.
Document symptoms, course of treatment and provide comprehensive clinical services.
Provide crisis intervention services to stabilize client.
Work collaboratively with clients to effectively address mental health and substance abuse issues.
Identify, provide and/or arrange for case management services ensuring quality wrap around services for clients.
Interpret and generate reports/correspondence of processional quality in a timely fashion.
Completion of a Master's Degree in a clinical program that is regionally accredited and that is primarily oriented to mental health or substance abuse service deliver.
Eligibility for licensure in the State of Wyoming as well as acquisition and maintenance of that license.
Completion of a supervised clinical experience, preferably as part of the degree program, comprising a minimum of 200 hours.
Ability to pass a criminal background investigation.
Proficient with a computer and familiarity with electronic health record documentation systems.
Required Skills and Abilities
Capable of performing diagnosis using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual currently in use.
Capable of adequate communication with staff and clients to include the listening and talking skills related to verbal psychotherapies, and basic relationship communication with fellow staff.
Capable of performing written, dictated, or typed record keeping and correspondence as it relates to job functions.
Ability to meet deadlines, including those which may be difficult to meet, and meet productivity standards.
Capable of rapport building with clients to facilitate their engagement in the psychotherapy process.
Familiarity with generally accepted concepts, techniques and procedures of evaluation and psychotherapy treatment.
Capable of comprehending, editing, interpreting, and organizing written materials.
Capable of functioning as a team member including skills of cooperation, consultation, and appropriate referral.
Capable of appropriately seeking and utilizing clinical and administrative supervision.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Hiring range dependent upon experience and license level.
Internal Number: 550
About Southwest Counseling Service
Southwest Counseling Service is a CARF Accredited Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Center located in Southwestern Wyoming. Southwest Counseling provides Outpatient Mental Health, Substance Abuse Outpatient and Residential, Psychosocial Outpatient and Residential, Children and Adolescent Services, as well as Psychiatric and Emergency Services. Southwest Counseling Service offers an excellent salary and benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, life, EAP, disability, retirement, wellness, and an extensive leave time package for all full-time employees.
We invite you to visit our website at www.swcounseling.org for more information regarding the services we provide and other available positions.