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Licensed Master Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor 

Category Provider  
Description

SUMMARY

MidMichigan Community Health Services is seeking fully licensed LMSW or LPC to provide counseling services to both adult and child patients. Full-time employment is preferred, but will consider part-time employment as well as possibility of partial remote work schedule as manager deems appropriate. Full benefits beginning day one of employment at no cost to provider include: medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability, life and AD&D, generous PTO and CME, as well as a $5,000 sign on bonus.

MidMichigan Community Health Services is a federally-qualified rural community health center (FQHC) based in Houghton Lake, Michigan. We provide primary and specialty health care for all, with a particular emphasis on access for the underserved.

Our organization was founded by concerned residents in the early 1970s to address the severe shortage of primary care in our area. We are still run by a local volunteer board of directors, helping to ensure that our services meet the community's needs.

We focus on preventive health care, health education, counseling and health promotion. Our mission is to provide you medical care that is:

High Quality

Community-driven

Patient-focused

Easy for all to access

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the direct supervision of the Director of Behavioral Health

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides outpatient counseling services to individuals, utilizing evidence based assessments and interventions. Plans treatment based on the individual’s needs and resources as well as on clinic and community resources.
  • Maintains good communication and collaborative relationships with referring medical providers and other staff and recommends additional referrals for patients as needed. Coordinates with professionals involved in patient care to insure collaboration and continuity of services.
  • Maintains comprehensive and current knowledge of community resources and assists patients as needed in accessing these resources as appropriate. Is available for consultation with other clinic staff regarding community resources.
  • Provides crisis assessment and intervention as appropriate regarding degree of danger and immediacy of crisis situations. Designs and carries out appropriate interventions in crisis situations.
  • Carries out all duties with the highest professional standards, especially maintenance of patient confidentiality.
  • Represents MCHS to the community at large in a professional and helpful manner.
  • Maintains pertinent patient information in the medical record. Completes progress notes in a timely fashion.
  • Fulfills additional responsibilities as requested.
  • Keep up to date with new and revised state and federal regulations and statutes related to community health centers and patient care.
  • Actively participate in a variety of committees as assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires sitting, bending, walking, lifting, and standing. Position requires adherence to strict time frames and deadlines at times without complete information regarding alternatives, legislative intent or regulatory issues.

TYPICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Works in an office in a clinic environment with minimal exposure to noise, temperature discomfort and lighting inadequacies.

OTHER DUTIES:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Location MidMichigan Health Park - Houghton Lake  
Open Date 9/23/2022  
Position LMSW Counselor  
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/ABILITIES

  • Licensed Masters Social Worker, or Licensed Professional Counselor.
  • Completion of internship and supervision required by degree.
  • One year of supervised experience in counseling setting.
  • Current Michigan driver’s license.
  • Access to reliable transportation to travel between clinic sites.
  • Familiarity with electronic medical records or willingness to learn.
  • Ability to function effectively, independently, and efficiently in a stressful and dynamic work environment.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of clinical, counseling, and rehabilitation
  • Knowledge of current social and health problems related to psychological disorders.
  • Knowledge of community resources and referral agencies.
  • Knowledge of group dynamics.
  • Skill of counseling utilizing evidence based interventions.
  • Skill in interviewing and communicating to elicit information and cooperation from patients.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, staff, and the public.
  • Ability to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients.
  • Computer skills sufficient to write reports and document patient progress using electronic medical records.

 

 
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About the Organization MidMichigan Community Health Services is a federally-qualified rural community health center (FQHC) based in Houghton Lake, Michigan. We provide primary and specialty health care for all, with a particular emphasis on access for the underserved.





Our organization was founded by concerned residents in the early 1970s to address the severe shortage of primary care in our area. We are still run by a local volunteer board of directors, helping to ensure that our services meet the community's needs.





We focus on preventive health care, health education, counseling and health promotion. Our mission is to provide you medical care that is:





High Quality


Community-driven


Patient-focused


Easy for all to access


We believe that quality health care is a right and should be provided to all people regardless of age, sex, race or financial status. We treat patients and visitors with respect, dignity and confidentiality. We also emphasize personalized, family-oriented care and will coordinate medical services to help you receive timely, consistent followup for all your health care needs, including physical, mental and emotional needs.





Our facilities include:





MidMichigan Health Park - Houghton Lake


MidMichigan Urgent Care - Houghton Lake


MidMichigan Medical Offices - Roscommon


MidMichigan Medical Offices - Beaverton


We also partner with schools in Houghton Lake and Roscommon, Michigan to provide school-based health centers.





MidMichigan Community Health Services is affiliated with MidMichigan Health, which has been named one of the nation's 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics in 2016.





We are also a member of both the Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA) and the  

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