Mental Health CounselorJob Ref: 22127
Category: Behavioral & Mental Health
Department: North 5 (Psych)
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day shift
Reporting to the Director, Behavioral Health Nursing, provides comprehensive care appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit, under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse, and in accordance with the stated philosophy and objectives of the Behavioral Health Department and Nursing Service Department. The Mental Health Counselor is accountable for the safety of the care they deliver.
Bachelor's degree preferred. Degree in a field related to mental health preferred.
Minimum one year experience in inpatient psychiatric environment or psychiatric triage preferred.
Licensure and/or Certification
BLS healthcare provider required.
CPI achieved within 3 months of hire required.
Interpersonal and communication skills.
Critical thinking skills.
Must have the ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
Ability to maintain confidential information.