Mental Health Counselor- Lakeview Center for Mental Health and Wellness
The per diem Mental Health Counselor is responsible to evaluate client needs, provide direct clinical services, and participate in interdisciplinary team meetings/staffings. Provide direct psychiatric social work services within the outpatient setting. Maintain appropriate documentation and prepare reports as required. May provide supervision to subordinate staff/ students.
Ability to work under stressful situations with clients, families, and other human services providers. Appointments may involve irregular work hours and may be provided at satellite locations.
Master's Degree in a mental health related field required at time of application, eligible for licensure or licensed to practice counseling in New York State (LMSW, LCSW, LCAT, LMFT, LCSW, LMHC). Masters level psychologists are encouraged to apply.
The mission of Oswego Health is to provide accessible, quality care and improve the health of residents throughout Oswego County. As a nonprofit healthcare system that was established in 1881, Oswego Health is proud to continue to be one of Oswego County’s largest employers. More than 1,200 employees spread throughout its 17 locations, work for the Oswego Health system, which includes the 164-bed community hospital with a brand new Medical Surgical Unit, a 32-bed state-of-the-art psychiatric acute-care facility with multiple outpatient behavioral health service locations, The Manor at Seneca Hill, a 120-bed skilled nursing facility, and Springside at Seneca Hill, an independent retirement community. The health system also operates Oswego Health Home Care, the only hospital-based certified home healthcare agency in the County as well as two outpatient centers, including the Fulton Medical Center, offering urgent care, lab, medical imaging, physical therapy, and occupational health services; and the Central Square Medical Center, offering urgent care, lab, medical imaging, and physical therapy services. In addition, Oswego Health includes the Oswego Health captive professional corporation, Physician Care P.C., providing physician services in orthopedics, cardiology, ENT, gastroenterology, breast care, audiology, general surgery, bariatrics, and primary care.
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