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2018-07-172018-08-15

CRISIS COUNSELOR II - (21265)

Universal Health Services
POTTSVILLE, PA
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CRISIS COUNSELOR II - (21265)

Facility Name
Crisis Intervention Services - Schuylkill County
Location
POTTSVILLE, PA 17901 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Behavioral Health - Counselor
Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide.  Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 81,000 employees. Universal Community Behavioral Health Inc. (UCBH) services began in 1999 and since that time, we have served communities by offering professional counseling, psychiatric services, crisis intervention, and case management services for children, adolescents and adults.  At UCBH, we exist to help people face life challenges, Crisis Intervention Services 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 immediate opening for a Full Time,Day Shift Counselor II to join our Crisis Intervention Services Central Office Team located in Schuylkill County. 

Responsibilities: Under the administrative supervision of the Director of Crisis Intervention Services; triage and follow up of telephone/mobile mental health crisis intervention, emergency services and walk in assessments. Counselors are professional, empathetic, assertive and detail oriented.

Crisis Counselors engage individuals in verbal de-escalation, crisis resolution, suicide risk assessment and prevention, referral collaboration and supportive counseling.

Learn more by calling Human Resources at 814-364-2161.

This is a Benefits Eligible position.  We offer our employees excellent health benefits, generous paid time off program, employee discount purchasing programs, tuition reimbursement and much more!

 

Job Requirements

The position of Crisis Counselor requires:

-Bachelor's Degree with major course work in sociology, social work psychology, gerontology, anthropology, political science, history, criminal justice, theology, nursing, counseling, education or related field or a High School Diploma plus 12 relevant semester credit hours with 1 year of direct care mental health experience.

-Previous direct care mental health experience preferred for candidates possessing a Bachelor's Degree; one year direct care mental health experience is required for candidates who have not completed Bachelor's but do have the required semester credit hours.

-Excellent problem solving and communication skills

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