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Company: Oneida Indian Nation
Location: Oneida
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Provides mental health counseling to individuals and families in an American Indian population.

Therapist will also provide substance abuse counseling, appropriate higher level of care substance abuse referrals, and take part in substance abuse education as indicated.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conducts interviews and assessments of patients and develops corresponding treatment plans to address issues relating to both mental health and addictions.
  • Works with other agencies to coordinate joint treatment and outside consultation and evaluation.
  • Provides thorough documentation in case records including the initial assessment, treatment plan, progress notes, discharge summary, correspondence and other related information.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of financial and community resources available for mental health/addictions.
  • Maintains standards of professional conduct.
  • Makes referrals for treatment for addictions and mental health and corresponds with referral sources and other community agencies.
  • Coordinates discharge planning activities for patients regarding addictions treatment or mental health treatment.
  • Provides prevention education and activities to American Indian Youth and Adults.
  • Timely and succinct feedback to primary care providers regarding consultation findings and recommendations.
  • Triage and referral of patients to off-site mental health and addictions services as appropriate.
  • Behavioral health interventions appropriate to the primary care setting.
  • Work as a primary care team member to develop clinical pathways or best practice programs for targeted patient groups (patients with diabetes, chronic pain).
  • Share knowledge with other team members and patients, both formally (in-services, consult reports) and informally (hallway conversations).
  • Development, teaching and/or oversight of classes promoting education and skill-building to enhance psychosocial and physical health.
  • Brief follow-up, including relapse-prevention education.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or related field.
  • LMSW, LSCW, LMFT, LMHC, or LCAT is required. CASAC is preferred.
  • Two to five years experience as a mental health counselor.
  • Two to five years experience in substance abuse evaluation/treatment.
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a non-threatening manner and to work effectively as a member of an organizational team.
  • A valid New York State driver's license.
  • Willingness to travel for training.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computer programs, including Microsoft Word.
  • Knowledge of duties and responsibilities as a mandated child abuse reporter.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must have close visual acuity for the purpose of viewing computer monitor, extensive reading, preparing documents and/or analyzing data.
  • Must have acute speech and hearing for frequent and extensive inter-personal oral communications with clients.
  • Must be able to move freely about the office in the performance of duties and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time, repetitive motion of the hands, wrists and fingers, occasionally exerting up to 10 lbs of force and frequently a negligible amount of force in order to lift, carry, push, or pull.

Keywords: Oneida Indian Nation, Syracuse , Housekeeping Opportunities, Other , Oneida, New York

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