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Ascension Health Licensed Behavioral Health Counselor ( Emergency Room) in Waco, Texas

We Are Hiring

Ascension Providence Emergency department is hiring a Full Time Mental Health Health professional. Our goal is meet our patients with Mental Health Needs where there are as well as when they needs us the most.

Preferred attributes as follow:

  • Masters degree or higher in social work or counseling

  • Licensed as LMSW, LCSW, LPC or similar

  • Behavioral health experience preferred

Schedule 9am-6pm

Emergency Care close to home

In Waco and Central Texas, Ascension Providence Emergency Department delivers 24/7 emergency care for serious and life-threatening injuries and illnesses. We listen to quickly understand your health needs. Then, we provide care that’s right for you. Board-certified emergency medicine doctors and care teams at Ascension Providence are trained in advanced life-saving services. From the moment you walk through the door, we deliver compassionate care to help you and your loved ones through an emergency

What You Will Do

Provide behavioral health counseling services.

  • Conduct patient assessments and establish therapy treatment goals.

  • Administer individual and group therapy. Maintain thorough and confidential records of observations.

  • Evaluate progress and effectiveness of therapy interventions.

  • Provide patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic activities in the community.

  • Work directly with the patient, family, physician and community providers to ensure active and collaborate care from the initiation of treatment to the time of discharge.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • One or more of the following is required:

  • Counselor credentialed from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors.

  • Social Worker specializing in Clinical Practice credentialed from the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

With a team of over 2,300 associates, physicians and volunteers, Ascension Providence is now one of the largest employers in Waco, Texas. We offer a place of respect and inclusion, as well as a rich learning environment with countless opportunities for career growth and professional development.If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Providence is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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