Working as a Mental Health Counselor

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Work/Life Balance
3.2 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.0 ★
Career Opportunity
3.2 ★
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Top Companies for Mental Health Counselor

US Department of Veterans Affairs
US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7 ★
6K Jobs
6K Reviews
10K Salaries

VA offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced, integrated health care system in the United States. We serve more than 9 million Veterans enrolled in the VA health system and operate more than 1,200 care sites, including 170 medical centers and more than 1,070 outpatient clinics, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. Currently, more than 322,000 full-time health care professionals and support staff work in interdisciplinary care teams to deliver patient services daily. VA’s patient population crosses a wide spectrum of individuals — from elderly World War II Veterans to younger heroes who served in operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. VA also serves a growing number of female Veterans, who currently account for 7% of the total Veteran population.

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South Bay Community Services
South Bay Community Services
3.2 ★
0 Jobs
227 Reviews
275 Salaries

South Bay Community Services is a community-based, behavioral health care organization offering a continuum of services, including adult behavioral health, substance abuse counseling, children’s behavioral health, autism services and early childhood services. With more than 30 years of experience, South Bay continues to build upon our reputation as a leader and innovator in behavioral health care by constantly evolving our programs to meet the changing needs of local and state agencies, schools, hospitals, underserved families, children and at-risk adults. Working in collaboration, we help individuals and families become more self-sufficient and lead more fulfilling, productive lives by: - Delivering a full range of resources, staff and programs - Helping people build meaningful relationships in the community - Responding quickly to the needs of individuals and families - Focusing on achieving the best possible results in all aspects of behavioral health care, from quality of care to operations and third-party reimbursement Are you an independently-licensed mental health provider or a licensed behavior analyst? We’ve rolled out a new and improved compensation model – focused on rewarding our employees in these positions for their amazing work. If you're interested in learning more about the enhancements to our compensation structure, including salaried direct care positions and a new vacation policy, email

Popular company
3.4 ★
5K Jobs
3K Reviews
7K Salaries

Based in Pittsburgh, UPMC is a health care provider and insurer dedicated to inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, and inclusive care. As the largest non-governmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC is composed of over 92,000 employees, 40 hospitals, and 800 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites. UPMC Health Plan, part of Insurance Services Division, is the largest medical insurer in western Pennsylvania, with more than 4 million members. As an organization that values innovation and excellence, UPMC Enterprises represents the system’s research and commercialization arm. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial, and technological skills worldwide, with UPMC International facilities in Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan and China. U.S. News consistently ranks UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside among the nation’s best hospitals in many specialties, and ranks UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh on its Honor Roll of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. UPMC remains dedicated to making health care accessible and inclusive for all. Demonstrating a strong commitment to our communities, UPMC contributed nearly $1.7 billion in benefits to our most vulnerable neighbors in the most recent fiscal year. For more information, visit No matter what career field you’re interested in, UPMC has a place for you. Be a part of a workforce dedicated to making a difference in its communities. Be You. Be UPMC.

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