The Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor is assigned to the Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program (BHIP) within the Mental Health Service. The LPMHC provides screenings and a full range of psychological assessments for diagnosis and treatment planning, individual and group psychotherapy, treatment plans, case management, and other clinical services for Veterans with co-occurring mental disorders and medical problems. Major duties and responsibilities include: Provides a full range of psychological assessment services and diagnoses mental disorders, particularly for complex or unusually difficult patients. Provides education to patients, family members, and significant others. Provides comprehensive, evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions, including individual, family, and group psychotherapy. Functions independently as a member of the VA Medical Center at Memphis Medical Staff, with full clinical privileges. Assists the Mental Health Clinic supervisor or coordinator in the design, development, and implementation of clinical programs for a team of treatment providers. Facilitates liaisons with other health care programs in order to effectively coordinate services. Assist the Mental Health Supervisor or coordinator in the execution of ongoing program evaluation and data-driven quality improvement projects to monitor the effectiveness of the clinical program. Attends and participates in administrative and informational meetings held by the Service Line Director (or designee) and facility Director. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599571800
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.