SCL Health Mental Health Counselor Acute Psychiatric Unit in Wheat Ridge, Colorado
You.You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a MentalHealth Counselor.You effectively use your compassion, empathy, respect, and authenticityto form genuine, trusting relationships with your patients.You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something evengreater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the rightteam is invincible.Us.Conveniently located just west of Denver in Wheat Ridge, we offer completebehavioral health services for people who are experiencing addiction,substance use and mental health conditions. Our qualified medical and clinicalteams also offer treatment for people who are affected by both substance usedisorders and an emotional or psychiatric disorder. Our holistic approach totreatment focuses on our patients' physical, emotional, social, andspiritual well-being. at is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcareorganization that focuses on person-centered care. Our tight knit teamspecializes in helping adults ages 18 and older with psychiatric or addictionconcerns. are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generouspackage includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is morethan a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being.To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address yourholistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digitaltools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We alsooffer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.We.Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'llencourage joy and take pride in our integrity.We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll helloand high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value ofspirituality in healing.We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.Your day.As a Mental Health Counselor you need to know how to:Provide care through effective, planning, intervention and evaluation.Meet the needs of the patient, family, and multi-disciplinary team througheffective communication, coordination, and documentation and under directsupervision of a registered nurse.Treat and evaluate patients on the assigned unit.Coordinate patient care and report patient changes to the appropriate teammembers.Ensure that the progress of patients is communicated to staff, physicians,other departments and family.Document patients' condition in medical and facility records according topolicy and regulations.Provide therapeutic interventions on an individual and group basis which arecongruent with team structure and program expectations.Participate in the development and implementation of treatment plans whenrequested.Maintain under the direction of the coordinator, ongoing communication withinternal and external individuals and/or agencies as appropriate,utilizing effective customer service skills.Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines and requirements.Demonstrate age related care skills as defined by unit patient populations.Your experience.We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is whywe require:High School Diploma or equivalentMinimum of one (1) year of Mental Health Counseling inpatient experience(as evaluated by the supervisor)Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart AssociationPreferred:Current Colorado Driver's LicenseCurrent Certified Addictions CounselorYour next move.