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2018-08-172018-09-15

CRISIS COUNSELOR -DUBOIS AREA - (29055)

Universal Health Services
Dubois, PA
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CRISIS COUNSELOR -DUBOIS AREA - (29055)

Facility Name
Universal Community Behavioral Health
Location
Dubois, PA 15801 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Behavioral Health - Support Staff
Job Description

Universal Community Behavioral Health Crisis Intervention Services provide 24/7 hotline, walk in triage and mobile face to face on site triage.  Our Crisis Intervention Services team collaborate with mental health professionals and community partners  to achieve a positive outcome for the person in crisis.  Our services advocate for a positive resolution and assist all individuals through the crisis event.  We have an immediate Full-time openings for a CRISIS COUNSELOR II to join our DuBois based Crisis Intervention Services Team.   

This Crisis Counselor position is a full-time, evening shift position working primarily 4pm to midnight.  The schedule will include rotating weekend and holiday shifts.  Travel requirement is 85% and requires the operation of personal vehicle.  To learn more about this opportunity please contact Human Resources at 814-364-2161,  This is a benefit eligible position.  We offer generous paid time off program, comprehensive and competitive medical, dental & vision insurance, 401k with employer match, employee discount purchasing program, tuition assistance, career progression opportunities and more!

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Under the administrative supervision of the program Coordinator the Crisis Counselor; triage and follow up of telephone/mobile mental health crisis intervention, emergency services and walk in assessments. Crisis Counselors engage individuals in verbal de-escalation, crisis resolution, suicide risk assessment and prevention, referral collaboration and supportive counseling. Counselors are expected to be professional, empathetic, assertive and detail-oriented.

 

 

Job Requirements

::This position requires the following:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree with major course work in sociology, social work, psychology, gerontology, anthropology, political science, history, criminal justice, theology, counseling, education or similar field.  If you do not possess a Bachelor's degree you may still meet the minimum education requirements if you possess both a High Scholl Diploma AND 12 Semester Credit Hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, or other social sciences or are an RN.
  • Experience: Six months to one year experience in human services of which must be mental health direct care experience in correlation with education according to the PA Bulleting, Vol. 23, No. 10 of March 6, 1993.
  • Possess a valid PA driver's license and dependable transportation.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Availability to work weekend and holiday shifts as assigned on a rotational basis.
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