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Licensed Clinical Health Counselor

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Duke University Hospital

Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For , U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.

In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.

General Description of the Job Class

Provide professional counseling services in a DUHS program designed in assisting participants in behavior change to maintain a healthy lifestyle and quality of life through individual and group therapy.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

Provide professional counseling services to patients and their families that are enrolled in Cardiac Rehab and Pulmonary Rehab programs. Counsel and teach on the following, but not limited to: behavior change, stress management, mindful eating sessions, to assist the participants in achieving, prescribed objectives. Administer, interpret and assess the results of related program administered assessment tests. Provide counseling/education via short term 1:1 counseling sessions and in group settings.

Assist with the development of mind/body programming into wellness program, i.e. cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, weight management. Provide education to patients and families related to issues that impact patient care.

Conduct lectures and participates in community outreach activities. Identify concerns and make referrals to other specialists when needed. Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

Provide guidance and coaching to staff members working with clients as needed.

Facilitate problem solving between staff and/or clients.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. herein.

Required Qualifications at this Level

Education: Work requires a Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work.

Experience: None required beyond education/training requirement.

Degrees, Licensure,

and/or Certification: Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors (LCMHCs) by the North Carolina Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors (NCBLCMHC).

Knowledge, Skills, and

Abilities: N/A

Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level

N/A

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of

the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department

Job Code: LICENSED CLIN MENTAL HEALTH COUNS
Job Level: F1

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Keywords: Duke Health, Durham , Licensed Clinical Health Counselor, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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