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Behavioral Health Counselor III - St. Mary's Campus

Company: St. Peters Health Partners
Location: Troy
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Part time


Rotating Shift


Behavioral Health Counselor III

If you are looking for a per diem Behavioral Health Counselor III (weekend and evening availability ) in inpatient substance abuse rehabilitation, this could be your opportunity! Here at our St. Mary's Campus, a part of Samaritan Hospital and an affiliate of St. Peter's Health Partners, we care for more people in more places.

Position Highlights:

  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge

  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development

What you will do:

Provide addiction treatment as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Responsible for assessment, planning, and implementation of the approved plan of patient care which is provided through individual and group sessions.


  • Develops Treatment Plans care based on the identified psychosocial needs.

  • Includes the patient, family, other health care professionals and/or other appropriate community agencies in formulating the plan of care.

  • Updates the Treatment plan at regular intervals.

  • Includes discharge planning which begins at admission and is completed at discharge

  • Provides group and individual therapy to individuals and families.

  • Responsible for assessing and prioritizing patient needs.

  • Evidences knowledge and understanding of range of treatment needed and is able to implement appropriately.

  • Responsible for care as appropriate to age, gender, sexual identification, religion and culture.

  • Provides, crisis management services as indicated

  • May provide family therapy/education services

  • Accurately and appropriately documents care that is consistent with the approved format and within the required timeframes.

  • Documents incidents and patient care issues according to OASAS and JCAHO standards.

What you will need:

  • Associate's degree and CASAC certification or CASAC-T required

  • Experience working in an addiction or behavioral related field with skills in planning, and leading addiction group therapy, and individual treatment sessions.

  • Strong writing and communication skills are required, as well as knowledge of working with community agencies and managed care representatives.

  • Experience working with a diverse population and a strong understanding of multicultural issues is preferred

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: St. Peters Health Partners, Troy , Behavioral Health Counselor III - St. Mary's Campus, Other , Troy, New York

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