Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Norwich, Connecticut

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 760465

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: 760465

Posted Date: 4/26/2024

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Pay: $50 per hour

The Marriage and Family Counselor provides professional counseling services designed in assisting participants in behavior change to maintain a healthy lifestyle and quality of life through individual and group therapy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides professional counseling services to patients/clients and their families
  • May counsel and teach behavior change, stress management, and other program classes, which assist the participants in achieving prescribed objectives
  • Administers, interprets, and assesses the results of related program-administered assessment tests
  • Assists with the development of mind/body programming into wellness programs, i.e. cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, weight management
  • Provides education to patients and families related to issues that impact patient/client care
  • Conducts lectures and participates in community outreach activities
  • Identifies concerns and makes referrals to other specialists when needed
  • Provides guidance and coaching to staff members working with clients as needed
  • Adheres to all Amergis and worksite rules, policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related field preferred
  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work, Family Therapy preferred
  • Licensed as a Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) as required by state regulations and/or contract specifications
  • One (1) year of experience in counseling preferred
  • 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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