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SC Department of Public Safety Mental Health Professional I in Georgetown County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

This position is located at the Department of Mental Health, Georgetown County Clinic 525 Lafayette Circle Georgetown, SC 29440

You will, under general supervision, provide therapeutic services, for children and adolescent patients in the Georgetown County Out Patient Program for WCMH. You will provide counseling and case management dealing with situations encompassing interpersonal, health and psychosocial factors.

You will provide services to all patients WCMH.

You will provide therapy, emergency services and case management services to persons experiencing emotional disturbance, to include assessments, crisis intervention, individual, group and family therapy, patient and family education.

You will maintain documentation of charts and other records in accordance with Federal, State, Local, SCDMH, WCMH, Quality Assurance, Corporate Compliance and CARF standards.

You will provide a variety of coordination and consultation services with the school, community agencies, and DMH staff. You will educate the community through workshops and presentations in regard to children and mental health issues.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

STATE REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s degree and professional experience in human services or social services programs.

AGENCY REQUIREMENTS: A Master’s degree in guidance, counseling or social sciences. 1 Year experience in a clinical counseling program.

Applicants must be able to meet DMH credentialing requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: Experience working with children, adolescents and their families in a school based program.

Additional Comments

*Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the employment application. The employment application will be considered incomplete and not forwarded. *

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency. We provide affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex – including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability.

Selected applicant should have thorough knowledge of the services provided in a comprehensive mental health program serving adults and their families. Knowledge of program development. Sitting, standing, walking and some travel required.

Salary: $33,494.00 - $61,975.00 Annually

Location: Georgetown County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 112178

Closing: 5/7/2021 5:00 PM Eastern

Class Code: GA55

Position Number: 60012940

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Normal Work Schedule (Other): Hours will be discussed during the interview.

Pay Band: Band 5

Hiring Range - Min.: $35,568.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $61,975.00

Opening Date: 04/06/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: You must apply on-line at www.careers.sc.gov. Follow the status of your application on-line.

Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Mental Health-MHC Waccamaw

Address: 164 Waccamaw Medical Park Drive Conway, South Carolina, 29526

Phone: 843-347-5060

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