SCL Health Mental Health Counselor West Pines in Wheat Ridge, Colorado

YOU. You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as aMental Health Counselor. Your compassion is tangible: whether your patient is 18 or 85,they feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers.Colleagues feel it in your support. You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laughloudly. You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You knowhow to have fun. Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of somethingeven greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, theright team is invincible. US. West Pines Behavioral Health at Lutheran Medical Center is part ofSCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuseson person-centered care. Our tight knit team specializes in helping adultsages 18 and older with psychiatric or addiction concerns. Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and yourfamily. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage.But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind andsocial well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program toaddress your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives,digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off.We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning. WE. Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace.Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity. Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well helloand high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value ofspirituality in healing. Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is tolearn. 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 teamthrough effective communication, coordination, and documentation and underdirect supervision of a registered nurse. * Treat and evaluate patients on the assigned unit. * Coordinate patient care and report patient changes to the appropriateteam members. * Ensure that the progress of patients is communicated to staff,physicians, other departments * and family. * Document patients condition in medical and facility records accordingto policy and regulations. * Provide therapeutic interventions on an individual and group basiswhich are congruent with team structure and program expectations. * Participate in the development and implementation of treatment planswhen requested. * Maintain under the direction of the coordinator, ongoingcommunication with internal and external individuals and/or agencies asappropriate, utilizing effective customer service skills. * Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines andrequirements. * Demonstrate age related care skills as defined by unit patientpopulations. YOUR EXPERIENCE We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence,which is why we require: * High School Diploma or GED * One year Mental Health Counseling in-patient experience required (asevaluated by the supervisor) * BLS on hire * Drivers License preferred * Certified Addictions Counselor preferred YOUR NEXT MOVE Now that you know more about being Mental Health Counselor on ourteam we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how muchyou love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race,color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to,or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, oron the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and a