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Mental Health Counselor - BHC Adult Psychiatric Services - Per Diem - 8 Hour - Variable Shift

Company: John Muir Health
Location: Concord
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:The Mental Health Counselor provides patient care consistent with JMH and JMBHC philosophy, mission, and policies and procedures. He/She conducts therapeutic group sessions and patient education reflective of the patient's treatment plan and individualizes care to address cultural/language needs. The person in this role participates in milieu management that emphasizes safety, is conducive to quality care and provides a climate of cohesiveness, cooperation and teamwork. As a member of the nursing staff, the Counselor provides patient and family centered care that is recovery oriented.Education: Bachelor's Degree - Required or Master's Degree in Psychology, Behavioral Science, Counseling, or Social WorkExperience: 1 year Mental Health with Experience in Acute Care, crisis, or mental health residential setting - Required and/or Experience in Outpatient mental health care/treatment may be substituted with Master's Degree who are working towards licensure as a clinicianAdditional Experience Requirements: Master's training clinical experience may be substituted for 1 year experienceCertifications/Licensures: BLS Basic Life Support - American Heart Association - Required DBS Disruptive Behavioral Strategy - John Muir Health - Required within 30 days of hire with renewal every 12 monthsSkills: Ability to apply critical thinking skills, ability to multi-task and manage time and work assignments independently. Possess the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Demonstrated ability to lead & facilitate diverse groups of people with understanding of group psychodynamics, being able to maintain control over the overall needs of the group; aware of each individual's needs simultaneously. Ability to work respectfully and creatively with clients of diverse functional abilities, social, economic, and cultural backgrounds to support both client autonomy and client safety. Sensitivity to diverse religious and cultural practices and values. Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with staff at all levels across the organization. Excellent written and verbal communication skills across organizational levels. Must be teamwork oriented and skilled at building constructive and effective relationships.Work Shift:08.0 - Per Diem Days (United States of America)Scheduled Weekly Hours0

Keywords: John Muir Health, Concord , Mental Health Counselor - BHC Adult Psychiatric Services - Per Diem - 8 Hour - Variable Shift, Other , Concord, California

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