Behavioral Health Counselor
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: May 6, 2020
In one of the regions largest and most comprehensive investments
into behavioral health, UCHealth is dedicating significant
resources over the next five years to address behavioral health
needs for patients across Colorado. One of three key initiatives is
behavioral health integration within primary care. Join our team to
address the behavioral health needs of the residents of Colorado
and improve lives!
UCHealth is hiring behavioral health clinicians to work in each of
our primary care clinics in the North region to include: Longmont,
Ft. Collins, Greeley, Loveland and the surrounding areas.
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
Implements counseling/therapy for assigned patients in both
individual and group settings. Interviews and assesses patients
and/or patients family, caregivers, and/or legal
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. Assesses, collaborates and
coordinates patient's discharge planning needs and readiness for
discharge with other members of the care team.
Utilizes appropriate teaching methods and/or referrals to ensure
patient/family educational needs are met. Participates and/or
trains new staff, students and interns as assigned.
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
- Minimum Required Education: Master's Degree in Social Work,
Counseling, Psychology, or a related field.
- Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as Licensed
Social Worker (LSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC),
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Addiction
Counselor (ACD), or other licensure/certification may be acceptable
as approved by department leadership.
At UCHealth, we do things differently
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 Colorados 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, its 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,
well do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a
meaningful career. Theres no limits to your potential here.
Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!
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 individuals 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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