Northwell Health Rehabilitation Counselor - Certified (Full-Time) in Amityville, New York

Req Number 001DVY

Job Category Mental Health

Job Description

South Oaks Hospital seeks Rehabilitation Counselors for its Career Educational Counseling Program

As a Rehabilitation Counselor you will provide individual and group counseling and rehabilitation therapy. You will develop and maintain patient’s profile as well as administer and conduct standardized tests and work activities.

Responsibilities Include :

  • Functions as rehabilitation therapist providing individualized counseling and rehabilitation therapy.

  • Administers standardized tests including vocational tests, testing of motor ability, skill level and socialization tests as required.

  • Develops patient profile, prepares written case summaries, treatment plans, progress reports and feedback notes. Maintains patient confidentiality.

  • Conducts rehabilitation therapy groups teaching useful work activities. Activities include vocational, social and leisure time activities.

  • Utilizes community resources to assist with rehabilitation discharge planning. May provide follow-up counseling and support.

  • Attends in-service training and professional case supervision programs.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant Federal, State and local legislation on rehabilitation issues.

  • May assist with training students and volunteers as required.

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Rehabilitative Counselingor the Mental Health field, required.

  • CRC Designation, required

  • Experience working with learning disabled individuals

  • Strong communications skills, leadership abilitiesand computer literacy required.