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Behavioral Health Counselor

GSP Health

GSP Health

Legal
Enid, OK, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

GSP Health is looking for a Behavioral Health Therapist at our Enid location.

We Offer:

  • 100% premiums paid for employee insurance, 70% premium paid for dependents
  • 100% paid Basic Life & LTD
  • Retirement Matching
  • Paid Time Off
  • CME

The Therapist is a member of the interdisciplinary health team at Great Salt Plains Health Center and works in collaboration with the Director of Behavioral Health, and GSPHC providers. The Therapist provides medical providers with consultation as needed and provides behavioral health care for clients in collaboration with other center providers.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A. Graduate of a formally accredited school with a minimum degree of Master of Science.

B. Must be fully licensed by the Oklahoma State Board of Behavioral Health.

C. Interest and/or experience in collaboration with interdisciplinary health teams.

D. Possesses counseling skills at a high level of competency.

E. Possesses an Oklahoma LPC, LMFT, or LADC license.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Characteristic Activities:

A. Participates in the provision of behavioral health patient care, including intake assessments, treatment planning, therapy services, discharge, and referral services.

B. Assume responsibility for the mental health services, and maintenance of patient records, for their assigned GSPHC patients.

C. Participates in the coordination of community agencies and/or resources in providing continuity of care.

D. Participates in the continuing education provided by or with the other behavioral health staff, and other GSPHC providers as requested.

E. Provides individual, marital, family, and group therapy services.

F. Consults with other GSPHC providers when patient care requires collaboration and integrated care.

G. Participates appropriately in health center staff activities.

H. Attends all monthly Behavioral Health Team meetings, participating in collaborative professional consultations and didactic trainings.

I. Implements all GSPHC policies and procedures to ensure compliance with existing standards, practices, and funding sources regulations.

J. Participates in obtaining required continuing education.

Specific Functions:

A. Establish positive patient rapport while obtaining all required biopsychosocial information to produce initial intake assessment.

B. Obtain patient signatures required for the Informed Consent to Treatment form and any necessary PHI Release of Information Requests.

C. Establish an informed diagnosis and patient treatment plan utilizing established best practices.

D. Manage patient crisis situations based on established policies and procedures, and according to ethical practices.

E. Makes appropriate referrals to other resources when needed.

F. Determine, in collaboration with the patient, when therapy goals have been met and termination of therapy services appropriate.

G. Participate in clinical audits.

H. Maintain required patient information in patient’s electronic records, accurately and within the expected time frame.

I. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein or as assigned by the Director of Behavioral Health.