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Counselor-Behavioral Health (FT Days - Community Health)

Bloomington Hospital
Date Posted
28 September, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
310434
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Counselor-Behavioral Health (FT Days - Community Health)

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Job Description

Overview

We are looking for team members who are passionate about challenging and significant work for the good of every patient. We are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and who seek excellence every day.

Sound like a perfect match? Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you!

The Behavioral Health Counselor will be running group therapy clinic for expectant and post partum mothers for substance services. This team member will be working in rural communities of Greene, Owen, Lawrence and Orange.This role may also provide brief individual therapy to clients while being transitioned to ongoing care and connections to additional community support.

The Behavioral Health Counselor facilitates patient involvement in the milieu of treatment and education. Performs functions of individual, group and family counseling. Performs all functions related to utilization review and discharge planning. Effectively communicates and collaborates with all members of the health care team to facilitate the episode of care so the patient receives services in a safe and timely manner, and the patient and family are provided all necessary resources and education. Interprets and communicates complex patient/family needs and role models caring practices to other caregivers. Assess patients' and families' psychosocial risk factors through evaluation of prior functioning levels, appropriateness and adequacy of support systems, reaction to illness, and ability to cope. Counsels patients and families regarding emotional, social, and financial consequences of illness and/or disability; accesses and mobilizes family/community resources to meet identified needs. Provides mental health assessments of patients upon physician referral. Provides therapeutic intervention to facilitate complex discharge planning. Serves as the point person in child abuse/neglect, adult/elderly abuse/neglect, institutional abuse, and domestic violence. Serves as liaison between Indiana University Health and state and county child and adult protective teams. Provides intervention in guardianship (temporary/permanent), foster care, adoption, and mental health level II placements.

 Masters Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related area is required.
• CPI (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention) certification may be required.
• Requires current licensure or license eligibility in the state of Indiana as an HSPP, LMFT, LCSW or LMHC.
• Clinical licensure preferred.
• Requires knowledge of the impact of the disease process and of human behavior to provide psychosocial assessments, short-term therapeutic counseling, and crisis intervention to patients, families and staff.
• Requires knowledge of state and county adult and child protective legal mandates.
• Requires knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
• Maintains principles, practices and techniques of crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques.
• Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the community, medical teams, law enforcement, APS/CPS, schools, probation and other agencies as indicated.
• Requires proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
• Requires relevant health care, mental health or community-based experience.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Counselor-Behavioral Health (FT Days - Community Health) Role

Overview

We are looking for team members who are passionate about challenging and significant work for the good of every patient. We are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and who seek excellence every day.

Sound like a perfect match? Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you!

The Behavioral Health Counselor will be running group therapy clinic for expectant and post partum mothers for substance services. This team member will be working in rural communities of Greene, Owen, Lawrence and Orange.This role may also provide brief individual therapy to clients while being transitioned to ongoing care and connections to additional community support.

The Behavioral Health Counselor facilitates patient involvement in the milieu of treatment and education. Performs functions of individual, group and family counseling. Performs all functions related to utilization review and discharge planning. Effectively communicates and collaborates with all members of the health care team to facilitate the episode of care so the patient receives services in a safe and timely manner, and the patient and family are provided all necessary resources and education. Interprets and communicates complex patient/family needs and role models caring practices to other caregivers. Assess patients' and families' psychosocial risk factors through evaluation of prior functioning levels, appropriateness and adequacy of support systems, reaction to illness, and ability to cope. Counsels patients and families regarding emotional, social, and financial consequences of illness and/or disability; accesses and mobilizes family/community resources to meet identified needs. Provides mental health assessments of patients upon physician referral. Provides therapeutic intervention to facilitate complex discharge planning. Serves as the point person in child abuse/neglect, adult/elderly abuse/neglect, institutional abuse, and domestic violence. Serves as liaison between Indiana University Health and state and county child and adult protective teams. Provides intervention in guardianship (temporary/permanent), foster care, adoption, and mental health level II placements.

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     Masters Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related area is required.
  •  CPI (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention) certification may be required.
  •  Requires current licensure or license eligibility in the state of Indiana as an HSPP, LMFT, LCSW or LMHC.
  •  Clinical licensure preferred.
  •  Requires knowledge of the impact of the disease process and of human behavior to provide psychosocial assessments, short-term therapeutic counseling, and crisis intervention to patients, families and staff.
  •  Requires knowledge of state and county adult and child protective legal mandates.
  •  Requires knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
  •  Maintains principles, practices and techniques of crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques.
  •  Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the community, medical teams, law enforcement, APS/CPS, schools, probation and other agencies as indicated.
  •  Requires proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Requires relevant health care, mental health or community-based experience.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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