Behavioral Health Counselor, Department Of Psychiatry And Behavioral Neuroscience

Behavioral Health Counselor, Department Of Psychiatry And Behavioral Neuroscience




Behavioral Health Counselor, Department Of Psychiatry And Behavioral Neuroscience

Details of the offer

Internal applicants must apply internally via SuccessFactors :

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience is seeking a Behavioral Health Counselor to provide behavioral health counseling services, including assessments, diagnosis, treatment planning, individual and/or group therapies and as necessary, case management services, to students and/or outpatient/intensive outpatient substance use and/or mental health services.

Primary Duties:

:Provide psychosocial assessments of patients and families to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation.
:Provide education to patients and families around issues related to adaptation to the patients illness and/or life situation; may utilize crisis intervention, brief and long:term individual, group, and family therapies. Provide therapy through face:to:face sessions.
:Collaborate with counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, social workers and other appropriate treatment team members in diagnostic formulation, treatment direction, and recommendations.
:Liaison with community agencies; participate in area activities related to mental health and substance use disorders.
:Ensure that patient care documentation is timely, legible, and efficient. Documentation should be concise, pertinent, and meet the profession and departments documentation standards. Oral reporting should be clear, concise, relevant, and timely.
:Perform all required data collection for the department accurately and within expected time frame. Participate in departmental meetings, quality improvement efforts, and make sure peer review standards are met.
:Maintain knowledge of and compliance with HIPAA policies, documentation guidelines, and other related regulatory requirements, in accordance with all Federal, State, Local laws, and UC Policies and Procedures.
:Keep current with behavioral health and health care developments in professional field, and seek to increase further enhancement of job:related knowledge, both internally and externally.
:May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non:exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
:Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Minimum Requirements:

:Bachelors degree in Behavioral Health, Social Work, Addictions or related field.
:One (1) to two (2) years work experience relating to behavioral health, social work, addictions or related field required.
:State licensure as in Chemical Dependency (CDCA, LCDC, LICDC)
:In lieu of educational requirement, Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi:national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.



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