Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Norwich, Connecticut

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 760463

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2040 / Week

Posted Date: 4/26/2024

Norwich, Connecticut

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $2040 / Week

Job ID: 760463

Posted Date: 4/26/2024

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Pay: $50 per hour

The Licensed Mental Health Practitioner/Licensed Professional Counselor provides individual and group therapeutic services in a variety of settings across the age span and works collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team.  The Licensed Mental Health Practitioner / Licensed Professional Counselor administers an assortment of assessment tools and develop programming as needed to assist in the treatment of a variety of behavioral disorders and disabilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides mental/behavioral healthcare for persons with mental health concerns, substance use issues, cognitive disabilities, and other mental/physical conditions
  • Evaluates patient’s physical or mental condition
  • Treats patients in an inpatient or outpatient treatment facility or in a correctional/forensic facility using a multidisciplinary approach
  • Provides individual and group therapeutic services
  • Provides targeting counseling designed to help the individual overcome their mental health concerns or substance abuse issues
  • Remains knowledgeable of the latest methodologies in counseling to provide patients with the best possible care
  • Refers patients to other mental healthcare or medical providers as necessary
  • Develops and implements treatment plans
  • Provides a range of brief prevention, treatment and recovery services, as well as long-term treatment and support
  • Provides documentation to include, progress notes, assessments, and treatment activities that will be required
  • Knowledgeable with treatments such as dialectical behavior therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and complicated grief 
  • Maintains confidentiality of records relating to patients’ treatment
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Licensed as a Mental Health Practitioner or Licensed Professional Counselor in state practicing required
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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