The Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor (LPC) works for the Mental Health Service at the Beckley, VA Medical Center. The purpose of the LPC for PTSD is to plan and carry out the work processes involved in the assignment and identify the extent of the services, treatments, analysis, and evaluation necessary to provide high quality, comprehensive therapeutic services. The LPC duties may include but are not limited to the following: Develop working relationships with community agencies and other governmental agencies, often serving as the VA liaison or contact person; Contact with staff from other VHA Facilities, the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) office and the Central Office (VACO); Enter all veteran/family contacts in the electronic record using appropriate formats and templates; Use of intensive mental health counseling services requiring the exercise of mature judgement and the flexible use of a wide range of clinical counseling practice skills; Provides evidence-based therapy to veterans and, when appropriate, family members; Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00a - 4:30p rotating on call 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.