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Mental Health Counselor - BHC Adult Psychiatric Services - Part Time - 8 Hour - PMs*

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.


  • Bachelor's Degree - Required or

  • Master's Degree in Psychology, Behavioral Science, Counseling, or Social Work


  • 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 clinician

Additional Experience Requirements:

  • Master's training clinical experience may be substituted for 1 year experience


  • 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 months


  • 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 - 15:00 - 23:30 (United States of America)

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Keywords: John Muir Health, Concord , Mental Health Counselor - BHC Adult Psychiatric Services - Part Time - 8 Hour - PMs*, Other , Concord, California

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