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Mental Health Professional

Salisbury Behavioral Health, Inc. • Wilkes Barre, PA

Posted 5 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - Negligible
Experience - 3 to greater than 15 years
Degree - Graduate Degree
Healthcare - Health Services, Social Services, Managed Care
Nonprofit - Social Services, Health Care, Nurse

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Job Description

At Salisbury Behavioral Health, Inc., Empowering adults with behavioral health disorders is key to promoting recovery with independence and dignity. Our goal is to work in partnership with individuals to empower him or her to make choices, attain life goals, build relationships, and participate within their community in the most integrated and independent manner possible.  We focus on an individual’s strengths and values while providing person-centered services that are culturally competent, flexible, coordinated and accountable. While the recovery process is unique to everyone, we treat our clients with respect, dignity, courtesy and equality.  For adults facing serious and complex challenges, Salisbury Behavioral Health provides the supports individuals and their families need to reach success.

The Mental Health Worker Professional is a clinical member of the ACT team responsible for providing treatment, rehabilitation, and support services. This position is the primary provider of housing related services including the development of housing resources and establishing relationships with housing providers/ landlords and acting as a liaison with county/government housing officials. Hours will include day, evenings weekends and holiday hours based on company needs.

Responsibilities & duties:

·         Act as liaison and consult with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the treatment process.

·         Facilitate and lead individual and group social and recreational activities to structure consumers time, increase social experiences and provide opportunities to practice social skills.

·         Assist consumers to obtain the necessities of daily living (i.e. health care, legal and advocacy services, financial support)

·         Document consumer progress according to program methods and procedures

·         Provide an on-call crisis intervention covering evening hours, weekends, and holidays when needed.

·         Perform shift management responsibilities according to established policies and procedures

·         Document consumers progress according to program methods and procedures

·         Transport clients when necessary

·         Maintain consumer confidentiality per company policy, HIPAA Privacy Rule regulations, and the Department of Public Welfare.

Job Requirements

Qualification & Skills:

·         Master’s degree or Doctoral in any of the following fields: Nursing, social work, rehabilitation counseling, psychiatric rehabilitation, or psychology.

·          Two years clinical or rehabilitation experience if conducted in a clinical inpatient or outpatient setting.

·         Valid Driver’s License.

·         Ability to perform crisis intervention technique



Eligible Salisbury Behavioral Health Employees will receive:

·         Competitive pay, benefits (Medical, dental, vision, available to full time staff)

·         Employee discount and reward program.

·         3 years paid training in Eco – Systemic Structural Family Therapy Model through the Philadelphia Child and Guidance Center (eligibility for state certification upon successful completion of training)

·         401 k options and accrued time off.


Salisbury Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Salisbury Behavioral Health and Careers with us please visit our website


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