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Mental Health Counselor - Memorial Weight Loss Center

Company: Memorial Medical Center
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Memorial Medical CenterThe Mental Health Provider position at the Memorial Weight Loss Center will be responsible to engage in short term individual therapy with clients to assist them in trying to improve their physical health and emotional well being. The mental health provider will receive referrals from the Memorial Weight Loss Center psychologist for follow up therapy before and/or after bariatric surgery. - The Mental Health Provider will also be responsible to run at least two support groups each month for on-going patient care. - The Psychologist at the Memorial Weight Loss Center will provide weekly supervision for the incoming mental health provider. The Mental Health Provider at the Memorial Weight Loss Center is expected to collaborate with the multi-disciplinary provider team that consists of: one psychologist, - two bariatric surgeons, and - two DNP nurses, - in order to achieve best patient outcomes and to continue to enhance the Weight Loss, Wellness, and Heartburn programs within the organization.Job Requirements:Minimum Education: - Graduate degree from an accredited university program in Counseling. - - -Minimum Experience: - Performing individual therapy and have at least some training in group therapy and experience with bi-lingual counseling, trauma focused therapy, training in health psychology/ medical psychology, group therapy, - and experience with patients who struggle with eating disorders will be additional assets which would be preferred.Licensure: - Current New Mexico LPC/C or LMHC license required. - -LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Memorial Medical Center, Las Cruces , Mental Health Counselor - Memorial Weight Loss Center, Healthcare , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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