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Behavioral Health Counselor

Company: VNS Health
Location: Freeport
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

OverviewProvides direct social work services including assessment and treatment planning, supportive counseling and supportive therapy, advocacy and psychoeducation, and linkage to community agencies and services, as required. Works under general supervision.Compensation:$62,400.00 - $72,000.00 AnnualWhat We Provide -

  • Attractive sign-on bonus and referral bonus opportunities - - -
  • Generous paid time off (PTO), starting at 30 days of paid time off and 9 company holidays -
  • Health insurance plan for you and your loved ones, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability - -
  • Employer-matched retirement saving funds -
  • Personal and financial wellness programs--- -
  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare and dependent care------ -
  • Generous tuition reimbursement for qualifying degrees -
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement--- -
  • Internal mobility, CEU credits, and advancement opportunities------ -
  • Interdisciplinary network of colleagues through the VNS Health Social Services Community of Professionals - -What You Will Do
    • Performs social work assessments of patients/families; opens cases as appropriate -
    • Develops treatment plan and goals for patients/families as appropriate -
    • Provides supportive counseling and/or supportive therapy as well as ongoing social work services -
    • Collaborates and refers to appropriate agencies as required -
    • Aids in obtaining community services to patients, families and other caregivers -
    • Provides psycho education and advocacy for patients and families -
    • Assists staff, patients, families, and other caregivers to understand third party reimbursement, entitlements and community resources -
    • Initiates and maintains written and verbal communications according to VNS Home Care policy -
    • Performs established workflow procedures -
    • Maintains productivity sufficient to meet VNS Home Care goals -
    • Acts as liaison with other community agencies -
    • Participates in related VNS Home Care activities, e.g., utilization review, staff meetings, education programs, etc. -
    • Assumes responsibility for continued professional growth -QualificationsLicenses and Certifications:
      Valid NYS ID or NYS driver's license may be required as determined by operational needs.

      Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related degree required

      Work Experience:
      Minimum one year of social work experience in a mental health or social service setting required

Keywords: VNS Health, Freeport , Behavioral Health Counselor, Other , Freeport, New York

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