Licensed Behavioral Health Therapist

Virginia Beach, VA
Jul 10, 2018
Aug 20, 2018
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is recruiting for a Licensed Behavioral Health Therapist for their Behavioral health department. This position requires a Master's degree and License as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, License Clinical Social Worker, or License Professional Counselor. Position is Full time Day shift.

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is a 276-bed acute care facility offering specialized, tertiary services. SVBGH is the region's only Level III Trauma Center and home to Sentara Heart Center, which is the portal to a sophisticated array of quality cardiac services with outcomes that surpass national standards. SVBGH is also one of only ten Advanced Primary Stroke Centers in Virginia certified by the Joint Commission. Other clinical services at this facility include Palliative Care Program, the Coastal Cancer Center, Diabetes Center, Orthopedics, Accredited Sleep Disorders Center, and an Inpatient Rehab Unit.
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Keywords: Behavioral, mental health, Therapist, Professional Counselor, Social Worker

The Licensed Behavioral Health Therapist provides individual, group, and/or family therapy; provides staff consultation/supervision, and education. Responsible for the provision of social work/counseling services to patients receiving care in the inpatient and outpatient behavioral health setting. Assesses the social, psychological, cultural, environmental, and financial situation, as well as disposition needs, for each assigned patient. Collaborates with patients, families, healthcare team members, and community agencies to develop and implement plans to address identified needs. Evaluates effectiveness of plans and initiates change as needed.

Education Level
Master's Level Degree

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Basic Life Support, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Heartsaver AED, License Clinical Social Worker, License Professional Counselor

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below


Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Master's Level Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Psychiatric Nurse Specialist or related field. Preference for certification in Addiction, Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), Eye Movement Desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) etc. Currently licensed as an Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) OR Clinical Nurse Specialist. Certification, or willingness to achieve certification, from their respective board to perform supervision of Masters level clinicians. Current HS AED Certification Handle with Care training within 15 days of hire.

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