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Mental Health Therapist

Company: Meridian HealthCare
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Due to continued growth, Meridian HealthCare, a large non-profit integrated healthcare agency with over 250 employees and 14 locations in Mahoning and Trumbull Counties, is seeking a Licensed Therapist to join our Mental Health team. Services to provide include drug/alcohol treatment as well as mental health treatment. This position will work between our Youngstown & Howland locations.Counselor Responsibilities and Duties:Interviews patients, coordinates assessments, and prepares a narrative summary/bio including problem areas, patient strengths, treatment recommendations and diagnosis.Recommends level of care for chemical dependency treatment and mental health treatment. Informs patients of alternative treatment services and procedures that are available.Develops an initial treatment plan for assigned patients.Discharges patients that are accepted in services but who do not attend beyond the assessment process.Makes referrals and provides necessary case management consultation, correspondence and advocacy to optimize patients accessibility to needed services that are not provided by the Agency.Works within community educating about MH services.Facilitates group therapy and completes appropriate and timely documentation.Provides individual therapy, updates Behavioral Health Service Plan as needed, and completes appropriate and timely documentation.Participates in individual and department supervision and presents patient cases on an as needed basis in clinical supervision meetings.Qualifications:Ohio licensure (LSW/LISW or LPC/LPCC) required. Interns welcomed to apply as we will also consider Counseling/Social Work students close to graduation. Benefits:Medical insurance available to full time staff. Generous paid leave program, employer matched pension plan, and professional training series for all employees.About Meridian: Meridian HealthCare traces its roots back to 1972, when it was incorporated as a community-based organization with a goal of serving individuals and families struggling with addiction.Meridian HealthCare's focus is Saving Lives, Serving Communities. We offer a person-centered integrated care approach that includes, prevention, recovery, primary healthcare, housing, criminal justice services and much more.

Keywords: Meridian HealthCare, Youngstown , Mental Health Therapist, Healthcare , Youngstown, Ohio

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