St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion
of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care. Provides counseling
within an outpatient program. Performs assessment, individual,
family and group counseling. Coordinates and implements the
treatment plan. Provides crisis intervention as necessary. Services
are provided to adults, adolescents, children, families and couples
using knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to
the age of the patients. In concert with psychiatrists, maintains a
team approach in treating patients. Adheres to professional and
ethical guidelines as outlined by mental health care organizations
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment,
knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate
to the age of the patient treated.
- Performs intake assessments, evaluations and referrals of
assigned clients, obtaining sufficient information during the
evaluation process for clinical assessment and planning. Presents
treatment and service plan to clients following evaluation process.
Provides care necessary as described in department policies and
- Performs appropriate treatment services to assigned clients.
Uses interventions with assigned clients which meet accepted
standards of mental health care and reflect consideration of
treatment plan. Provides crisis management for assigned cases and
is able to provide back up for the program.
- Maintains amount of weekly scheduled client hours as required
by departmental needs and standards.
- Participates as a treatment team member and maintains a current
level of psychotherapy theory and practice. Attends clinical
supervision meetings and staff meetings s scheduled and comes to
meetings prepared. Keeps current with professional literature and
trends in mental health. Attends continuing education trainings,
workshops, seminars or conferences in order to keep current with
evidenced based standards of practice and maintain licensure.
- Maintains active communication with identified staff and
agencies that share case involvement when appropriate releases are
- Maintains appropriate records of service rendered to or on
behalf of the client populations served. Maintains clinical records
of all client contacts according to QA &I, State and Joint
Commission guidelines. Produces an evaluation report which
effectively addresses the reason for referral and reflects the
sound organization and synthesis of fact, impressions and clinical
recommendations. Completes progress notes, reports and
correspondence in a timely manner.
- Exercises appropriate self-management in the performance of all
- Completes client satisfaction tools as required by departmental
- Performs thorough Risk Assessment at intake session and as
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Able to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing).
Positive interpersonal skills required. Sits stands and walks for
extended periods of time. Requires some light lifting. Potential
for participation in therapeutic recreational activities.
Masters degree in Social Work/ Human Service fields or Clinical
Nurse Specialist required
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 2 years experience in Behavioral Health with LCSW
required. Mindfulness certification and DBT certification
preferred. K nowledge of and willingness to provide video/E
psychotherapy as part of platform offered to consumers.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and
current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the
past seven (7) years, including your present employer.
Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications and
licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a
profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.
Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity