The Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor (LPMHC) serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and is responsible for providing a broad range of psycho-social services to our Veterans. Services includes but are not limited to: counseling services to combat veterans of all eras, veterans sexually traumatized while on active duty, and veterans with substance abuse disorders. The LPMHC conducts assessment interviews and develops treatment plans and provides treatment to eligible veterans * Provides psychological and psycho-social services to Veterans using evidence-based therapies. * Initiates/updates mental health treatment plans. * Assesses at-risk factors and develops a preliminary disposition plan involving the Veteran and their family/significant other. * Provides independent consultation and makes recommendations to interdisciplinary team on course of treatment. * Receives and completes requests for services (consults) from interdisciplinary team members on complex, difficult cases, using advanced practice skills and expertise. * Documents independently in the medical records utilizing paper and/or electronic formats, including psycho-social assessments, diagnostics, treatment, progress notes, follow up, and referral. Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.