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Sanford Health Behavioral Health Counselor | Mental Health Services - Sioux Falls PRN in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Ann Berdahl Hall Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1503 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Rotating Shifts
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Salary Range: $27.50 - $38.50

Department Details

Our Mental Health team is a close knit group of mental health professionals. This would be a great job for someone looking for additional hours or for some one not wishing to work full time. Our mental health team would love for you to join us.

Job Summary

The Behavioral Health Counselor requires a broad, yet solid, understanding of human behavior and theories of counseling. May work with a wide range of patient populations and presenting issues, requiring a foundation in a variety of treatment modalities. This role is a team-based role where responsibility for patient well-being is diffused among the treatment team and the overall responsibility lies with a clinical supervisor or admitting provider. The Behavioral Health Counselor assesses patient needs, may diagnose disorders, develops treatment plans, and implements treatment interventions specific to patient needs. Continually assesses patient's progress and revises treatment plans and interventions accordingly. Documents treatment sessions. Provides patient progress updates to interdisciplinary team, as needed. May educate patient support members about patient issues and interventions. May refer for additional clinical services or to specialists, as needed. Must stay current on emerging issues in the profession.

The Behavioral Health Counselor may work in a variety of settings, with duties varying by setting:

In a hospital setting, the Behavioral Health Counselor may have a broad scope of duties, depending upon assignment. Hospital assignments include psychiatric inpatient treatment and/or specific hospital units. Depending on location, may place patients on mental health and substance-related holds. Psychiatric inpatient treatment duties include development, implementation, and evaluation of therapy programs, individual and family counseling, and consultative services to attending psychiatrist. Hospital unit duties include crisis intervention, assessment, and referral.

Qualifications

Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or related Behavioral Health Sciences required; graduation from an accredited school preferred.

License must be in good standing in state(s) of practice.

In South Dakota, must have one of the following:

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Licensed Professional Counselor - Mental Health (LPC-MH)

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Certified Social Worker (CSW)

Certified Social Worker - Private or Independent Practice (CSW-PIP)

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0178504
Job Function: Behavioral Health and Dependency
Featured: No