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Sanford Health Behavioral Health Therapist/Counselor OR Social Worker - LaMoure, Lisbon, Ellendale, and Oakes Clinics in Oakes, North Dakota

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Facility: Oakes Clinic
Location: Oakes, ND
Address: 420 7th St S, Oakes, ND 58474, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: Social Worker - $21.50/hour and up (with creditable experience); Behavioral Health Counselor - $26.00/hour and up (with creditable experience); Behavioral Health Therapist - $29.50/hour and up (with creditable experience)
Pay Info: $5,000 sign-on bonus available!

Department Details

Join our interdisciplinary team in Oakes, ND! Small-town living with access to larger healthcare facilities.

Job Summary

The Behavioral Health Therapist requires a broad and thorough understanding of human behavior, theories of counseling, and psychopathology. May work with a wide range of patient populations and presenting issues, requiring a foundation in a variety of treatment modalities. This role has total independence and responsibility for patient well-being. The Behavioral Health Therapist provides diagnostic assessment, onsite crisis assessment and intervention, and determines need for ongoing care according to level of clinical ability, medical, and psychosocial complexity. Develops treatment plans and implements treatment interventions specific to patient needs. Continually assesses patient's progress and revises diagnosis(es), treatment plans, and interventions accordingly. Documents treatment sessions. Provides patient progress updates to interdisciplinary team, as needed. May educate patient support members about patient issues and interventions. May refer for additional clinical services or to specialists, as needed. Must stay current on emerging issues in the profession.

The Behavioral Health Counselor assesses patient needs, may diagnose disorders, develops treatment plans, and implements treatment interventions specific to patient needs. Continually assesses patient's progress and revises treatment plans and interventions accordingly. Documents treatment sessions. Provides patient progress updates to interdisciplinary team, as needed. May educate patient support members about patient issues and interventions. May refer for additional clinical services or to specialists, as needed. Must stay current on emerging issues in the profession.

The Social Worker provides supportive services/counseling on healthcare and home care programs and services. Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing assistance with social, emotional and economical concerns of patients/clients/residents and families/caregivers, thus enabling them to achieve or maintain an optimal level of functioning by coordinating and planning programs.

Credentialing through the Allied Health Staff of the organization where you will be working will be required.

Qualifications

For the Behavioral Health Counselor or Therapist positions, a Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or related Behavioral Health Sciences is required; graduation from an accredited school preferred. License must be in good standing in state(s) of practice.

For the Social Worker position, a Bachelor's degree in Social Work is required.

The applicant must be licensed in the state of North Dakota.

For the Behavioral Health Therapist position, must possess one of the following licenses:

  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

For the Behavioral Health Counselor position, must possess one of the following licenses:

  • Licensed Associate Professional Counselor (LAPC)

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

  • Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW)

For the Social Worker, must possess the following license:

  • Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW)

In some states, will consider candidates seeking licensure by reciprocity in instances where obtaining licensure in the state of practice can be accomplished within 90 days of hire. This will require the candidate to review and compare their current state issued license to practice with regulations for the independent practice of clinical social work/professional counseling in the state of practice and ensure that timely acquisition of licensure is possible based on comparisons of statutes, educational, and clinical requirements. Non-licensed candidates must provide documentation that they are in the process of obtaining appropriate license.

If applicable to position, may be required to possess a valid class D driver's license and auto insurance. If class D driver’s license is required, must maintain a good driving record and have access to personal vehicle and willingness to use the vehicle in carrying out position responsibilities.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Behavioral Health and Dependency
Req Number: R-72739
Featured: No

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