Mercy Health

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Licensed Professional Cnslng

Requisition ID 
2017-751659
Category 
Rehabilitation/Therapy Services
Position Type 
Full Time
Shift(s) 
Days
Department 
IZ Leased Emp-Mercy Ministries
Location 
US-TX-Laredo

More information about this job

Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

 

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Coordinates the care and services of clients along a continuum of behavioral health care. Makes clinical judgments based on a synthesis of concepts, principles, models and theories to solve complex issues. Provides direct consultations to individuals on an outpatient basis acting as a liaison betweenstaff/physicians/providers. Provides education to patients, families, specific groups in the community at large as well as to staff members, actively participating in the integration of practice, education and research. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

 

1 Provides psychological care to clients/patients that includes but not limited to:

1.1 The use of verbal and nonverbal counseling techniques, methods, or procedures based on principles for assessing, understanding, or influencing behavior (such as principles of learning, conditioning, perception, motivation, thinking, emotions, or social systems).

1.2 Appraisal or assessment, which means selecting, administering, scoring or interpreting instruments

1.3 The use of referral or placement techniques or both which serve to further the goals of counseling.

1.4 Therapeutic vocational or personal rehabilitation in relation to coping with or adapting to physical disability, emotional disability, emotional disability, or intellectual disability.

1.5 Patient/Family/Groups

1.6 Provides referrals and assists in coordinating follow-up care

1.7 Case Coordination

2 Maintains charting by dictating notes and assuring they are completed in a timely manner.

3 Actively participates in meetings.

4 Communicates with physicians/providers and team members regarding pertinent patient situations.

5 Completes scheduling of appointments in a timely manner, communicating availability to the team.

6 Observes universal precautions. Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate. Wears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dress code, and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance. Meets Health System attendance standards. Performs related duties as requested by Director of Clinical Services or Administrative Director.

 

Qualifications:

 Each career at Mercy represents unique members of our caring ministry’s “body”, working together for the health and strength of the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that you’ll bring with you:

 

Education: Master's degree in Psychology

 

Licensure: LPC

 

Certification/Registration: None.

 

Skills, knowledge and abilities:

Working conditions, mental and physical requirements: must

have valid Texas drivers license and be of sound emotional

standing.

 

Equipment used: computer, fax, copier, telephone, audiovisual

equipment.

 

 

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

 

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