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Mental Health Counselor - Psychiatric Services

Company: Halifax Hospital Medical Center
Location: Daytona Beach
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Halifax Health is seeking a Psychiatric Counselor for the Psychiatric Services Department.

The Psychiatric Counselor is responsible for conducting Psychosocial Assessments for patients 14 and up. -This individual will provide individual, family and group therapy, coordinate Treatment Team/Planning for individual patients, and will be expected to coordinate and facilitate discharge planning for the patients by collaborating with families, support systems and referral sources.

Job Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling from an accredited schoolLicensed SW/MHC, or Licensed eligible within 8 months of hire date preferredCertified Addiction Professional (CAP) preferredPrior -experience working with Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse patients and/or performing CAP assessments preferred

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Psychosocial interviews of clients age 14 and up, including geriatrics.Facilitate individual, family and group therapy.Act as a liaison for patients/families in Baker Act court Hearings.Coordinate Treatment Team Meetings.Liaison between Providers, patients and families.Arrange discharge plans to appropriate community Providers, Agencies, or Long Term Placements.Provide patient/family education regarding their diagnosis and treatment.Provide staff and community education/services.Perform CAP assessments throughout the hospital upon request for a consult.Provide back-up coverage for ED psychiatric screeners and assist Psychiatric ED with Discharge/Transfer plans when needed.

About Us:
Recognized as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals--- in the United States by IBM Watson Health---, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of health care services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, two community hospitals, urgent care clinics, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area's largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a clinic specializing in women's health, a pediatric care community clinic, five pediatric medical practices, a home health care agency and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area's only Level II Trauma Center, Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC), Center for Transplant Services, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. For more information, visit

Keywords: Halifax Hospital Medical Center, Daytona Beach , Mental Health Counselor - Psychiatric Services, Healthcare , Daytona Beach, Florida

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