Counselor in Rochester, NY


Endeavor Health Services Posted: 2021-08-25

Rochester, NY 14620

Endeavor Health Services is looking for an Counselor to join our Behavioral Health Clinic which is located at 150 Mt. Hope! This location serves forensically connected clients from a variety of referral sources including US Probation, the Bureau of Prisons, NYS Parole, County Probations, the Courts, etc. Candidates must have an interest in working with a diverse population of adults with mental health and/or substance abuse issues including the forensics population.

We offer competitive salaries and an array of employee benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance - Life insurance - 401(k) - Paid Holidays - Generous Paid Vacation and Sick Time.

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be responsible for facilitating group services and utilizing ongoing clinical supervision. The Counselor functions as a member of the Clinical Treatment Team providing direct service to individuals in both group and individual therapy settings, as well as:

Conducting pre-admission screenings to determine appropriate level of care for the individual based on information gathered and knowledge of agency/community resources
Gathering information for completing appropriate strength-based treatment planning, involving both the individual and their treatment team
Pursuing continuing education to develop skills necessary to effectively treatment high-risk populations
Participating in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings and communicating appropriately with referral sources
Conducting discharge planning and making follow-up contacts as necessary
Providing clients with linkages to other supportive services as identified
Maintaining appropriate and accurate documentation within the clinical record
Maintaining cultural sensitivity and competence with respect to agency consumers and their families, as well as other employees and referral sources
Responsibility for ensuring compliance with all agency policies, procedures and governmental regulations including, but not limited to HIPAA

Qualifications:
Must possess a Master’s Degree from a recognized college or university in a mental health or social work related field and be eligible for license within 18 months of hire (LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, etc.)
One year of direct service, post-graduate, experience preferred, but not require
Demonstrates a knowledge base upon which they can provide direct clinical service and advisement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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