Primary Therapist

  • Princeton Community Hospital
  • Princeton, NJ, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021
PRN Counseling

Job Description

The Primary Therapist collaborates with the other professional disciplines in the planning and providing varioustherapeutic interventions based on individual needs and problems. He/she has a primary role in discharge planningas well as providing for other social service/case management needs. Provides individual, family, marital, group, andmilieu counseling. He/she demonstrates performance consistent with the mission, philosophy, and goals of the unitand organization; remains flexible to changing systems; demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits andclinical practice; and treats staff, physicians, patients and families with consideration and respect. Qualifications Required: Formal Education and Certifications Masters' Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field Knowledge and Experience Experience in human relation skills in order to be able to understand and motivate people Knowledge of psychosocial aspects of illness, disease and aging. Excellent interviewing techniques & communication Supportive counseling skills Ability to effectively use tact, empathy and sensitivity in varied and unpredictable situations   Preferred: Formal Education and Certification: Current WV Licensure as Professional Counselor OR Current WV License as Social Worker Experience One to two years of Social Work or Psychology experience in a mental health setting

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