Mental Health Counselor


  • Location: Dallas, TX
  • Posted: Jul 6, 2019

Job Description


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, youll be part of a team thats providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, youll 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 patientsand for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system. Parkland has earned distinction as one of Americas 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 Parklands clients experiencing mental health disorders. MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education: - Must have a Masters degree in Social Work or Counseling. Experience: - Must have two (2) years counseling experience. WISH: Prefer counseling experience in perinatal mood disorders, womens 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 womens 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

Parkland Heath and Hospital System

5201 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75235

Phone: (214) 590-8000

Web: http://www.parklandcareers.com

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