Behavioral Health Counselor III- SPARC, Second Avenue
St. Peter's Health Partners

Albany, New York

Posted in Medical and Nursing

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Job Info

Employment Type:
Part time
Rotating Shift


Behavioral Health Counselor III

If you are looking for a per diem position in behavioral health, this could be your opportunity. Here at Saint Peters Addiction Recovery Center, an affiliate of St. Peter's Health Partners, we care for more people in more places.

Position Highlights:

  • Recognized leader: Magnet Hospital in the Capital Region
  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge
  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development

What you will do:

Provides addiction treatment as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Assists with assessment, planning, and implementation of the approved plan of patient care which is provided through individual and group sessions.

  • Obtains and interprets information about the patient and their needs.
  • May conduct patient education sessions, as assigned.
  • Observes and records significant changes reporting them to appropriate person(s) immediately.
  • May conduct psychosocial evaluation of patients as assigned.
  • Develops service plan for assigned residents in a timely manner.
  • Assists with discharge planning.
  • Plans appropriate activities for assigned patients/residents with team.
  • Includes patient/resident, family, other health care professionals in formulation of plans
  • Assists in orientation of new patients to program and program expectations.
  • Administers care that is consistent with established treatment/service plan.
  • Conducts patient education groups, as assigned.
  • May provide Group Therapy and/or didactic group sessions.
  • If required to supervise patient's self-administration of medications, properly checks and documents activity.
  • Observes confidentiality at all times.
  • Demonstrates ability to intervene and manage patient crisis according to policy

What you will need:
  • AAS required, Bachelor's degree is preferred
  • 1 year experience working in an addiction or behavioral health related field.
  • Strong writing and communication skills are required.
  • Experience working with a diverse population and a strong understanding of multicultural issues is preferred.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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