Behavioral Health Consultant
Mental Health Center - NWG
Full-Time - Days - 40 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Under the direction of the Administrative and Medical Directors, screens, evaluates and treats assigned patients to enable families, adults and/or children to function optimally in their daily lives. Serves patients in an integrated care capacity ranging in age from toddler through late adulthood, as well as patients with mental retardation or emotional problems.
Conditions of Employment:
Education & Training: Master's degree in Social Work. LCSW required.
Experience: 1+ years of experience as a mental health professional preferred. Must meet state regulations for the specific program.
License, Certification & Registration: Professional licensure if available to specialty. Act 73 clearances. Valid driver's license.
Other Requirements: Medicare PIN number (if applicable). Maintains CEU credits as appropriate to specialty.
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI fingerprint-based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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