Ascension Health Behavioral Health Therapist in Amsterdam, New York

We Are Hiring

Behavioral Health Therapist - ACT Program - Full-Time, Days - St Mary's Hospital - Amsterdam, NY

Work Schedule: M-F 8-4:30pm, occasional on call.

Why Join Ascension?

St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam, N.Y, part of Ascension, features an award-winning acute care hospital, primary and specialty care centers throughout Fulton and Montgomery counties, more than 30 behavioral health services for persons in Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties, a full continuum of physical rehabilitation services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned exceptional national rankings for excellence in medicine and has a continuing commitment to provide an exceptional patient experience.

What You Will Do

As a Behavioral Health Therapist, with St. Mary's Hospital-NY, you will have the opportunity to:

Applies specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills in the areas of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional, behavioral and developmental disorders, conditions and addictions.

You will:

  • Administers and interprets tests and measures of psychosocial functioning for the purpose of diagnosing mental, emotional, behavioral, addictive and developmental disorders and disabilities.

  • Develops and implements appropriate assessment-based treatment plan.

  • Consults with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan.

  • Provides crisis-oriented psychotherapy as well as short-term and long-term psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic treatment.

  • Creates & maintains electronic patient file to include assessments, treatment plans & progress notes

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • One or more of the following:

  • NYS Certified Master Social Worker (CMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) required within two years of date of hire or transfer date.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Master's Level Degree.Master's level or PhD/PsyD degree required in the fields of social work, mental health counseling, art therapy or school psychology

  • Master's level degree required

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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