Licensed Mental Health Counselor- Baton Rouge

    Merakey
    Baton rouge, LA
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    ***Please ask about our FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS and Company Paid CEUs Program Qualifications!!!!!***

    Merakey is currently seeking a Licensed Mental Health Counselor to join our Adult Behavioral Health Division in our Baton Rouge, LA location.

    POSITION OVERVIEW
    • Provide individual and group therapy, choosing applicable modalities according to individual needs and treatment plan.
    • Provide mini treatment team leadership.
    • Develops treatment plans.
    • Provide recovery based, person centered services.
    • Develop comprehensive goal plans in conjunction with individuals and family members.
    • Monitor record-keeping ensure that client charts are up-to-date and include all necessary documentation.
    • Ensure timeliness and quality of treatment plans and develop progress notes.
    • Coordinate resources and information pertinent to client needs.
    • Develop, write, implement, evaluate and revise, as necessary, individual's treatment plans in collaboration with the Treatment Team.
    Position Requirements:
    • Master's degree in Human Services related field, such as Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling; AND
    • 1 year of PAID clinical experience, post-master's required.
    • LPC or LCSW fully licensed
    • Prefer candidates with experience working with chronically mentally ill adults and/or dual diagnosis population.
    • Must have appropriate state and federal clearances.
    • Must hold valid driver's license and have access to an automobile during working hours.
    MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Competitive Compensation Plans
    • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
    • Life Insurance
    • 403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)
    • Marketplace Savings Program
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Wellness Programs
    • 24-Hour Nurse Hotline
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)
    • Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services
    ABOUT MERAKEY'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION

    Merakey offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site-based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports for children and adults.

    Site/Clinic Based Services
    • The Center for Hope
    • Outpatient
    • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
    • Parents and Children Together (PACT)
    • Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
    • Psychiatric/Socialization Rehabilitation for Hope
    • Residential Services for Children and Adults
    Community Based Services
    • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)
    • Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)
    • Case Management / Recovery Coaching
    • Community Health Liaison (CHL)
    • Community and School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH)
    • Crisis Intervention
    • Substance Use Disorder Services
    • Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT)
    • Family Based Mental Health Services
    • Therapeutic Family Care
    • Foster Care Plus
    • Peer Support
    • Student Assistance Program (SAP)
    • Supported Employment
    • Supports for Permanency (SFP)
    For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-behavioral-health.html

    ABOUT MERAKEY

    Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.

    We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

    We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.

    With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.

    Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

    APPLY TODAY

    In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at Yvonne.olivier@merakey.org
    • Master's degree in Human Services related field, such as Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling; AND
    • 1 year of PAID clinical experience, post-Master's required.
    • LPC or LCSW fully licensed
    • Prefer candidates with experience working with chronically mentally ill adults and/or dual diagnosis population.
    • Must have appropriate state and federal clearances.
    • Must hold valid driver's license and have access to an automobile during working hours.
    LPC/LCSW license required at the time of hire.
    Posting ID: 552784663Posted: 2020-05-21