Mercy Medical Center Clinton Behavioral Health Counselor III - Full Time in SPARC Second Avenue - Albany, New York

Department:

3201_3028 O/P Rehab - 64 2Nd Ave

Expected Weekly Hours:

37.5

Shift:

Day Shift

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

Behavioral Health Counselor III - Full Time

Work schedule: Monday - Friday; days with 1 evening.

Location: SPARC Second Ave Outpatient Clinic in Albany, NY.

St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center offers comprehensive services for individuals and families affected by drug or alcohol abuse with respect and compassion.

The Behavioral Health Counselor will provide addiction treatment as a member of an interdisciplinary team. The Behavioral Health Counselor is responsible for assessment, planning, and implementation of the approved plan of patient care which is provided through individual and group sessions.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field, OR Associate's degree and CASAC.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in an addiction or behavioral related field with skills in planning, leading addiction group therapy, and individual treatment sessions.

  • Strong writing and communication skills are required as well as knowledge of working with community agencies and managed care representatives is desired.

  • Experience working with a diverse population and a strong understanding of multicultural issues is preferred.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 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.

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

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.