(LCSW) Clinical Counselor II- Oakland Family Practice, Full
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Augusta, ME 04332
(LCSW) Clinical Counselor II- Oakland Family Practice, Full Time, 40hrs./weekly, M-F, 8:00-5:00p
Oakland Family Medicine
9 Pleasant St
Oakland, Maine, 04963
MaineGeneral Health is a leading health care system that is proud of the culture of excellence, compassion and collaboration that extends to our patients and their families. We are committed to attracting people who share our values and strive to provide excellent customer service. We are offering an exciting full-time opportunity for an individual to join our team as an LCSW (Clinical Counselor II). If you have a passion for service excellence…we want to hear from you!
Excellent work among excellent colleagues
Competitive benefit package including several health plans, medical spending accounts, dental, life and disability options.
Generous earned time program.
Retirement plans with potential for employer contributions.
Under the general direction of the Medical Director, the Clinical Counselor II is responsible for providing behavioral health services to patients at the primary care practice. As part of an integrated behavioral health and primary care practice, the Counselor II performs patient screenings and assessments; provides counseling, information, referrals and skills training; crisis management; care coordination and follow-up.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
Current Maine State Board of Social Work Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required
Master’s degree: MSW, Counseling or related preferred
3 years or more: dedicated prior work experience with behavioral health patient population preferred
Proficiency in a suite of Microsoft Office applications preferred
Ability to competently organize, facilitate, educate, document, and work effectively with patients, families, physicians, managers, administrators, community contacts and other disciplines preferred
Consistently use good judgment in dealing with all internal and external customers preferred
Ability to use electronic medical records system preferred
Ability to work independently, effective time management and problem solving skills, able to manage multiple priorities preferred
Detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and ability to multitask preferred
Confident and effective oral and written communication skills preferred
Ability to react calmly, objectively and effectively in emergency situations preferred