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Job Title: Mental Health Advocate

Company: HealthAlliance Hospital - Mary's Avenue Campus

City/State: Kingston, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: Adolescent Partial

Position: Full Time

Hours: 8am-4pm

Shift: Day

Req #: 27268

Job Details:

To provide clinical, substance abuse, mental health, andsocial services to assigned patients. To also act as a liaison between the hospital and community service providers and between the patient, family, and the team. To assist the treatment team in coordination and implementation of the patients' individualized treatment and discharge plan. To provide therapeutic interventions for patients, individually and in groups.

Education:

    • Masters Degree in social work (MSW), Mental Health Counseling (MHC), Creative Art Therapist (CAT) or related field from an accredited program.

Experience:

    • Experience in mental health or related field.

Training/License:

o NYS Department of Education License or Limited Permit License to practice as an LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, or LCAT. Ongoing training in theory, principles, and modalities. Procedure and practice of mental health work and social services.

About Us:

HealthAlliance Hospital - Mary's Avenue Campus

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley operates a 315-bed healthcare system comprising HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary’s Avenue Campus and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston, NY, and Margaretville Hospital in Margaretville, NY. It also operates Mountainside Residential Care Center, an 82-bed facility in Margaretville. As Ulster County’s largest employer, HealthAlliance is committed to attracting the best-qualified medical and support staff; providing outstanding, responsive, coordinated, compassionate patient- and family-centered care; excelling in clinical outcomes and patient experiences; and ensuring patient rights, privacy and respect are honored at all times, while improving the overall health and well-being of the diverse communities it serves.