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Behavioral Health Specialist

Company: Lehigh Valley Health Network
Location: East Stroudsburg
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:
Completes assessments/evaluations, develops and implements treatment goals, facilitates referrals/resources both internally within the Lehigh Valley Health Network continuum and throughout the community, and provides therapeutic interventions to address patient's mental health needs. Functions as a member of a multi-disciplinary care team privileged by the Department of Psychiatry.

Education - Required:

  • Master's Degree in counseling, social work, or other clinical discipline, such as psychology.

    Experience - Required:
    • 2 years experience in counseling or social work in a mental health related field.

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Required:
      • Ability to use good judgement to respond to emergencies.
      • Ability to establish program goals and objectives that support the strategic plan.
      • Comprehensive understanding of behavioral health services and appropriate levels of care.
      • Familiarity with differential diagnosis of common mental health and/or substance use disorders.
      • Knowledge of public health problems, principles, and practices.

        Licensure - Required:
        • Licensed Clinical Social Worker PA LCSW Upon Hire or
        • Licensed Professional Counselor PA LPC Upon Hire or
        • Licensed Social Worker PA LSW/LCSW or LPC Licensure within 3 years of hire OR commensurate licensure in another state or U.S. territory if licensure is maintained as active and in good standing, consistent with professional reciprocity (Applicable to Integrated Care Coordination Department only). within 3 Years

Keywords: Lehigh Valley Health Network, Scranton , Behavioral Health Specialist, Healthcare , East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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