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Crisis Counselor Casa Grande

at Horizon Health and Wellness

Posted: 2/27/2020
Job Status: Full Time
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Job Description

Join the growing and changing Horizon Health and Wellness team under our new Chief Executive Officer and executive leadership team. Horizon Health and Wellness provides quality integrated services to our patients. The agency provides professional opportunities to our staff for growth and development. Our mission at Horizon Health and Wellness is to provide integrated healthcare that addresses the whole person and promotes wellness using best practices to enhance the quality of life of the individuals, families and communities we serve. With our collaborative and innovative approach, we are making a difference in the lives of our patients and their families. Join our team of nearly 600 employees who share a passion for our mission and a commitment to service.

When you join our team, you’re making an investment in your potential. We work with each of our employees to ensure they have the tools and resources to provide the very best patient care. From on-the-job training and training offerings to licensing and tuition reimbursement, you can grow both personally and professionally. We are committed to creating a workforce that directly reflects the diversity in the communities we serve. As a result, we actively recruit and hire individuals with various backgrounds, skills and experiences. We strongly believe this dedication to inclusion is the key to providing exceptional care.

Several positions available which will be at our Casa Grande location

The Crisis Counselor’s main purpose is to provide crisis intervention within the community for all age groups. This position shall intervene to alleviate the participant’s immediate social, emotional or environmental crisis and assess, evaluate, triage and refer the participant for appropriate follow-up treatment to support a return to an effective lifestyle.

Requirements

Master degree or Doctorate in psychology or BH/medical related field plus 1 year experience in BH. Must be a qualified assessor.

Must be at least 21 years of age or older.

Possess valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record, home telephone and reliable transportation

Trained in crisis intervention and offer services to agency participants and residents in the community

Appropriate referrals and placements within the treatment continuum

Demonstrate ability to provide counseling/case management to SMI participants in the Mental Health program

Demonstrates knowledge of special populations such as substance abuse

Demonstrates ability to develop treatment plan and summary based on participants needs

Demonstrates ability to distinguish between alcohol and other drug-related symptoms and other pre-existing physical problems or pathologic behaviors

Demonstrates ability to understand the biopsychosocial influences and effects of dependencies.

Demonstrates knowledge of how the acute and chronic nature of the dependence and the ways medical, emotional, behavioral, social, educational and other interventions are used to treat the participant

Demonstrated knowledge of referral resources .available to participants

Able to effectively employ analytical and problem-solving skills

Must be certified in First Aid and CPR

Must obtain and maintain a fingerprint clearance card and pass a background check

Qualifications Preferred

Bilingual – English/Spanish

Experience working in Integrated Healthcare, Behavioral Health or Primary Care environment

Advanced knowledge of cultural diversity and sensitivity