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Behavioral Health Counselor

Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 58871
Date Posted: Sep 9, 2022

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Description

Summary:
Provides triage, assessment and treatment to patients and families, assists with disposition planning and provision of education and resources, initiates psychiatric holds.


Work Schedule: Full Time Days-This is a virtual position


Responsibilities:
Implements counseling/therapy for assigned patients in both individual and group settings dependent upon program specific regulatory requirements. Interviews and assesses patients and/or patient’s family, caregivers, and/or legal representatives.

Determines, provides and/or arranges for needed internal and external services/interventions. Participates and/or arranges case reviews/care conferences to evaluate progress.

Assists with discharge planning and processes, including identification of community-based resources, and provides referrals as part of the discharge plan. .

Utilizes appropriate teaching methods and/or referrals to ensure patient/family educational needs are met.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.


Requirements:

  • Minimum Required Education: Master's Degree.
  • Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate (LPC-C), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Candidate (LMFT-C), or Licensed Social Worker (LSW).
  • Minimum Experience: None Required. 
  • Preferred: 2 years’ relevant experience.
  • Preferred: DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy). 

     

The pay range for this position is: $29.54 - $44.31 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.


UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.


UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.


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We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.


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UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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