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Mental Health Counselor

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Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Job Req ID: 112159

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system.  Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.

PRIMARY PURPOSE Provides community-based individual, family and group counseling services to Parkland¿s clients experiencing mental health disorders. MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education: - Must have a Master¿s degree in Social Work or Counseling. Experience: - Must have two (2) years counseling experience. WISH: Prefer counseling experience in perinatal mood disorders, women¿s health issues and specific knowledge and counseling experience with youth and adult mental health disorders. COPC: Prefer counseling experience with children and adolescent populations with specific knowledge of childhood mental disorders or counseling experience with adult populations with specific knowledge of adult mental disorders. Equivalent Experience: - May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements. Certification/Registration/Licensure: - Must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) ¿OR¿ - Must be a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Skills or Special Abilities: - Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles and techniques of mental health counseling. - Must be able to communicate effectively with a diverse population of clients both orally and in writing to include written reports and documentation of treatment information in a timely fashion. - Must have excellent interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, as well as oral and written communication skills. - Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors. - Bilingual skills preferred. WISH: Knowledge of maternal and women¿s health issues, particularly perinatal mood disorders, Depression, Anxiety, domestic abuse issues, and how mental health affects women throughout the reproductive years. - COPC: Knowledge of childhood/adolescent depression, ADHD, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma, and developmental challenges or knowledge of adult mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance use/abuse as well as other adult psychiatric disorders. Have some understanding of Behavioral Health integration within Primary Care settings.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Psychology, Counseling, Medical, Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse, Healthcare

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