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Clinical Mental Health Primary Therapist
Penn Yan, NY

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$30 - $35

Clinical Primary Therapist –
  • Excellent work/life balance. 
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
  • Excellent Benefits Package.
  • Generous PTO packages.
  • Relocation expenses available.
  • Direct Hire.
  • Full Time.
  • Days.
  • Location: Penn Yan, NY  (Finger Lakes Region)
  • Minimum: Master’s degree in Mental Health, Social Work, or Nursing, Master’s Degree in Art Therapy, Masters in Psychology. Preferred: PhD.
  • License: New York State Mental Health Counselor License, Social Work License to practice in NYS or New York State Nurse’s License or License in Creative Arts Therapy; NYS Drivers license clear of violations consistent with health organization policy.  Certification: BLS required through the RQI system during clinical orientation. CPI certification within 90 days of hire.
  • Minimum: 1 Year experience in a mental health or hospital setting. Preferred: 3 years of experience in a mental health setting.
Position Summary:
  • The Clinical Primary Therapist works with clients, either individually or in groups, to address mental health concerns. The Clinical Primary Therapist applies knowledge and skill to assist clients in recovery and illness management. The Primary Therapist is responsible to establish the boundaries of therapy including a comfortable safe environment, caring therapeutic culture and foundation for client / family engagement in recovery and behavioral management. The Primary Therapist completes a comprehensive assessment gathering data and information resulting in clinical formulation as the framework for development of the treatment plan. In collaboration with the client / family the Therapist establishes goals for treatment and identifies the interventions to promote goal achievement. The Clinical Primary Therapist is responsible for timely accurate documentation in the client’s medical record, coordination of care with colleagues in the clinic and colleagues throughout the continuum to secure the appropriate treatment resources to promote client health. The Clinical Primary Therapist participates in the on call rotation to the Emergency Departments to provide mental health crisis evaluations.
  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Healing Environment principles of being professional, communicating effectively and attending to the environment. This is evidenced by work behavior which ensures safety, promotes dignity, respect, well being, and exemplifies healthy relationships.
  • About the area: 
  • Penn Yan is located in the beautiful, nature enthusiast Finger Lakes Region of New York State. It boasts quality wine trails, a rich history, natural beauty, four season attractions, new home community options, short drive to college / universities and to Rochester. Discover the diverse and vibrant attractions and activities in the region. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, a history buff, or a foodie, there’s something for everyone. 
    • Explore the stunning Finger Lakes, including Keuka Lake, Seneca Lake, Cayuga Lake, and Canandaigua Lake, known for their picturesque lakes, wineries, and outdoor adventures.
    • Visit the Corning Museum of Glass, a world-renowned institution showcasing incredible glass artistry.
    • Enjoy outdoor recreational opportunities like hiking, boating, and camping in beautiful landscapes.
    • Attend local festivals, art exhibitions, and cultural events that capture the essence of the region’s rich history.
    • Savor the culinary delights of the Finger Lakes, from farm-to-table dining to winery tours.

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