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CareerStaff Unlimited Behavioral Health Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia

Behavioral Health Specialist

Here at CareerStaff Unlimited, we are hiring a qualifiedBehavioral Health Specialistfor a full-time, contract position inAtlanta, GA!Health Specialists must have excellent patient care and be comfortable working with patients with HIV/AIDS. Qualified candidates must have a current license to provide mental health services and have experience in clinical assessments, psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, psychotherapy, treatment planning, and discharge planning.

Benefits for the Behavioral Health Specialist:

  • Immediate openings

  • 24/7 Answering Service

  • Competitive Compensation Package

  • Weekly Pay with Direct Deposit

  • Referral Bonuses

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conducts behavioral health screenings and comprehensive psychosocial assessments of assigned clients

  • Provides individual, couples, family, and/or group counseling as appropriate to client need

  • Develops and implements outcome-oriented treatment plans

  • Collaborates as needed, with Clinic Staff, Psychiatrist, Case Managers and other staff members to perform clinical assessments and to develop integrated comprehensive care plans

  • Works within a Multidisciplinary team to ensure continuity of quality care. This involves attending scheduled Multidisciplinary team meetings

  • Provides crisis intervention assessments and crisis intervention to clients on an on-call basis

  • Documents delivery of treatment services and patient progress

  • Makes and documents all appropriate referrals to support services such as community mental health services, support groups and case management

  • Completes a Discharge Plan upon the completion of treatment

  • Maintains confidential records according to established procedures including a computerized charting system

  • Adheres to the professional code of ethics set forth by NASW

  • Participates in professional development workshops and trainings to help improve skills

  • Attends and participates in all required staff meetings and trainings

  • Works within an environment where direct services provided by the therapist may be billed for insurance reimbursement. This may necessitate therapist applying for an NPI number, and Medicaid, Medicare and/or other private insurance credentialing (if eligible)

Position Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Social Work, Professional Counseling or an equivalent graduate degree is required.

  • Must have current license to provide mental health services in Georgia

  • Must have experience in clinical assessments, psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, psychotherapy, treatment planning, and discharge planning

  • Preference given to applicants with experience working with individuals infected and/or affected with HIV

  • Preference given to Bi-lingual Spanish applicants

  • Must pass criminal background check

About CareerStaff Unlimited:

CareerStaff Unlimited, LLC (“CareerStaff”) is a leader in the delivery of workforce solutions and staffing services for the healthcare industry. Our mission is to connect our clients with talented healthcare professionals ensuring the delivery of exceptional patient care. We serve our mission by leveraging a national network 25+ offices throughout the United States. CareerStaff’s services include travel and per diem employment opportunities for nurses, therapists, and pharmacists.

Additionally, CareerStaff provides Managed Service Programs to hundreds of healthcare facilities nationally. By offering unparalleled customer service, unique placement opportunities, top pay and benefits, and employment that meets the lifestyle requirements of our clinicians, CareerStaff attracts high-quality clinicians who transition well to new environments and rapidly assimilate into facility teams.

CareerStaff Unlimited is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA).


Other Info

  • Job City: ATLANTA

  • Shift: 8A-5P

  • Setting: Affiliate

  • Order ID:110491