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Crisis Counselor -Clearfield/Jefferson Counties Per Diem - (239669)

Universal Health Services


Location:
PA
Date:
12/07/2017
2017-12-072018-01-05
Job Code:
3126
Universal Health Services
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Crisis Counselor -Clearfield/Jefferson Counties Per Diem - (239669)

Facility Name
Universal Community Behavioral Health
Location
PA US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Counselor
Job Description

Universal Community Behavioral Health (UCBH) is the continuum of the outpatient care system that The Meadows Psychiatric Center founded in July 1999. At this time, the facility recognized some of the challenges in rural areas surrounding the hospital and began a mission to extend behavioral health services by developing an array of programs based on community needs throughout surrounding counties. UCBH includes programs such as: • Mobile Crisis • Outpatient Therapy and Medication Clinics • Blended Case Management Our MISSION is to provide safe, high quality, cost effective behavioral health services throughout our continuum of care. It is our VISION to provide individualized patient care aimed toward recovery and to promote a culture of service excellence.

We have an immediate opening for a Crisis Counselor to join our Clearfield County Crisis Team and we have an immediate opening for a Crisis Counselor to join our Jefferson County Crisis Team.

 Crisis Counselors engage with individuals who are experiencing a mental health crisis.  Services include verbal de-escalation, crisis resolution, suicide risk assessment and prevention, referral collaboration and supportive counseling  Counselors work closely with Police, Emergency Rooms and Mental Health Providers.  Counselors are professional, empathetic, detail oriented and support recovery. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the mental health system and improve clinical skills.

Job Requirements

 The position of Crisis Counselor requires the following:]

Education:  Bachelor's Degree with major course work in sociology, social work, psychology, gerontology, anthropology, political science, history, criminal justice, theology, nursing, counseling, education or a related field; or a high school diploma and 12 semester credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology or other social sciences.

Experience: Zero to one (1) years experience in human services of which must be mental health direct care experience in correlation with education according to Pennsylvania Bulletin, Volume 23, Number 10; March 6, 1993.

Must have dependable transportation and a valid PA driver's license.

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