Mental Health Counselor

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Westerly, RI
Jul 2, 2019

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Position
Summary
Carries out therapeutic interventions with psychiatric patients in the context of a group or unit milieu; co-leads treatment groups,
observes the condition of the patient and communicates with the team on an ongoing basis concerning the patient?s progress
toward prescribed treatment goals and reports any unusual situation or incidents observed. Works under the direct supervision of
a Registered Nurse.
Responsibilities
1. Demonstrates an ability to establish and maintain meaningful therapeutic relationships with patients and maintains a nonjudgmental
attitude
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2. Effectively manages crisis situations/routine treatment interactions with due respect for patient rights, legal/ethical
obligations and the therapeutic goals of any interventions used
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\u2022 3. Assists patients with Activities of Daily Living (ADL)as identified in the Treatment Plan.
\u2022 4. Demonstrates the ability to give and receive constructive feedback
5. Documents patient response to interventions, progress toward goal, and Patient/Family Education at regular intervals in
compliance with policy.
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6. Models appropriate behavior and intervene in a manner that leads to more adaptive behavior and therapeutically manages
the Milieu.
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\u2022 7. Leads all assigned groups.
\u2022 8. Participates in Unit CQI and Chart QA.
\u2022 9. Follows all of the Standards of Professional Behavior
\u2022 10. Performs safety rounds
\u2022 11. Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure smooth operation of the department/unit.
Other Information
EDUCATION:
Bachelor?s Degree in Psychology or related field required. Will consider other degrees with a minimum of four years of directly
related experience.
EXPERIENCE:
Not applicable
LICENSURE:
BLS required
SPECIAL_SKILLS:
CPI training within 1 yr of employment
ACCOUNTABILITY:
COMPLEXITY:
PHYSICAL_DEMAND:
Qualifications - Mental Health Counselor - Requisition: 8517
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Job Info

Job: 8547

Department: Geriatric Psych Inpatient
Category: Clinical-other
Status: Part Time With Benefits
Shift: EVENINGS
Hours: 32.00

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