Job ID: 234372911

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
Salary
$60k+ Annual
Job Description

Merakey is currently seeking a Licensed Mental Health Professional (LPC or LCSW) to join our Adult Behavioral Health Division in our Lake Charles, LA location.

NEW COMPETITIVE Salary $60,000 annually with additional $6,000 Travel Stipend

Position Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Human Services related field, such as Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling; AND
  • 1 year of PAID clinical experience, post-Master's required.
  • LPC or LCSW fully licensed
  • Prefer candidates with experience working with chronically mentally ill adults and/or dual diagnosis population.
  • Must have appropriate state and federal clearances.
  • Must hold valid driver's license and have access to an automobile during working hours.

LPC/LCSW license required at the time of hire.

ABOUT MERAKEY

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.

We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.

With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee.

WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER

  • The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs
  • Highly competitive compensation plans
  • Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
  • Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
  • Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees

POSITION DETAILS

Position summary or overview. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • Provide individual and group therapy, choosing applicable modalities according to individual needs and treatment plan.
  • Provide mini treatment team leadership.
  • Develops treatment plans.
  • Provide recovery based, person centered services.
  • Develop comprehensive goal plans in conjunction with individuals and family members.
  • Monitor record-keeping, insure that client charts are up-to-date and include all necessary documentation.
  • Insure timeliness and quality of treatment plans and develop progress notes.
  • Coordinate resources and information pertinent to client needs.
  • Develop, write, implement, evaluate and revise, as necessary, individual's treatment plans in collaboration with the Treatment Team.

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Merakey

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.

We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare...

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Website:

https://www.merakey.org/careers.html

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