CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Licensed Mental Health Professional

Mental Health Solutions is looking to hire Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Clinical Social Workers in its Shreveport Louisiana Office.

Do you want to make a difference and help change the world for the better, one family at a time? Then please join our team.

Mental Health Solutions is recruiting Licensed Counselors (LPC), and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) for full or part-time positions. Qualified candidates will provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults. The position allows for flexible work hours.

Why Join Our Team?

We work with awesome people! We are therefore innovative, and highly dedicated to providing the best service at the right time. Founded as a private, non-profit, community based mental health agency in September 1980, Mental Health Solutions has introduced a host of creative programs to the behavioral health service system in Louisiana. For example, we were the first to introduce the Family Preservation Model of Behavioral Health in 1986 that eventually evolved into what is the current Mental Health Rehabilitation service funded under Medicaid. We are CARF accredited – dedicated to meeting the highest standards of client care.

Want to learn the skill set needed to succeed in private practice? You have definitely come to the right place. We are fully dedicated to helping our staff learn cutting edge clinical and business skills needed to excel in a highly competitive market place. You will have access to a full-support, comfortable office environment, and will be a member of a multidisciplinary support team that includes on-site psychiatric services. We love what we do – and as a result, our clients voice their love and appreciation for the difference we make in their lives.

Want to work with a comprehensive treatment team? Again, you have come to the right place. Mental Health Solutions employs two Board Certified psychiatrist. Clinical services including psychiatric medication management are all provided in a one-stop shop. Clinicians are afforded full front office support, and access to our electronic heal

Requirements

  • MUST be licensed as a Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Louisiana
  •           Have a willingness to work with children, adolescents, and adults from all backgrounds.
  •           Have a commitment to learning research based interventions.
  •           Believe the world can be changed, one family at a time.
  •           Spanish speaking skills highly desired but NOT required.
  •          Substance Abuse experience/certification highly desired but NOT required.

Please submit resumes with hours of availability to: john.gianforte @mhs-shreveport.com

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Mental Health Professionals

MHS is seeking dedicated Mental Health Counselors to serve the clients in our Shreveport Location.
Specific roles of the Mental Health Professionals include:

  • Mental Health Counseling and psychosocial skills training  to individuals & Families,
  • Providing direct therapeutic counseling services to clients,
  • Collaborating with our social services team to deliver the best possible comprehensive care,
  • Establishing and maintaining empowering, trusting relationships with youth, adults and their families through individual, family, and group counseling, and skills training activities.

Job Responsibilities

Counselors will be responsible for providing individual, family, and/or group counseling to children, adolescents and adults. Completing required documentation and reports including session notes, treatment plans, client outcome questionnaires, and discharge summaries. Conducting intake assessments as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters degree in social work, counseling or psychology from an accredited college or university. Experience providing therapeutic services to children and families preferred.

As a Mental Health Therapist you will apply your experience to address and care for the needs of our clients.
Specific duties:

  • Evaluating clients’ physical or mental condition, based on review of client information
  • Maintaining confidentiality of records relating to clients’ treatment
  • Assessing patients for risk of suicide attempts
  • Encouraging clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships
  • Collecting information about clients through interviews, observation, or tests
  • Counseling clients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes
  • Guiding clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems
    Developing and implementing treatment plans
  • Coordinating with collateral contacts such as primary care physician, school, employment, courts. Etc.

Please submit resumes with hours of availability to: john.gianforte @mhs-shreveport.com

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Mental Health Solutions, A CARF Accredited facility serving Northwest Louisiana for over 35 years, is seeking a full time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for their all age outpatient mental health clinic. Great M-F schedule with no call. Experience as a Psych NP is a must. Competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.

Key responsibilities include:

* Providing outpatient care to patients showing a change or decline in mental status, chronic or urgent medical conditions,

* Work independently with other members of the clinical team,

* Work collaboratively with the agency Medical Director,

* Take part in the interdisciplinary team that provides care to patients,

* Perform patient histories, risk factor assessments, ordering of therapeutic and diagnostic test, and attend consultations and appointments,

* Coordinate care with the patient’s primary care physician,

* Prescribe medications following best practice models,

* Formulate, execute, and review healthcare education delivered to patients and families for disease prevention,

* Ensure smooth communication with other health professionals to effective delivering of clinic service to patients,

* Provide consultation to the clinic’s clinical staff for improvement in their work performance, which enhances overall quality service delivery of the clinic.

Please forward a confidential letter of interest and professional vitae to John Gianforte at [email protected] or visit the Careers tab on our website at www.mhs-shreveport.com