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Counselor

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC145640152
Company Name
Gila River Health Care
Job Site Location

Sacaton, AZ 85147
Job Description

Performs individual and group counseling and case management of assigned behavioral health patients to ensure coordination of services in accordance with established treatment plan

+ Provides individual and group substance abuse counseling

+ Serves as primary contact/clinical liaison to patients, patient’s families and community to ensure delivery of effective and appropriate treatment in accordance with established program

+ Provides community outreach and networks with other agencies and community resources

+ Reviews charts of assigned patients to determine appropriate referral services based on recommended treatment plan

+ Facilitates, schedules and/or participates in clinical team meetings to monitor patient progress against goals; updates progress notes and patient chart of all patient contacts within established timeframe

+ Collaborates with patient, family members and other involved parties to assess barriers to attainment of goals and/or resources

+ Responds to emergency and/or crisis situations; contacts appropriate individuals and/or agencies to ensure appropriate intervention and actions to optimize patient safety

+ Works closely and cooperatively with Tribal programs acting as point of contact for communication/coordination of care

+ Manages and oversees assigned case load to ensure delivery of services identified for continuity of care

+ Develops and implements transition, discharge and aftercare plans of assigned patients

+ Performs Behavioral Health assessment of patient, develops treatment/service plan to meet determined care needs; revises care plan as appropriate

+ Investigates and follows up on patient complaints to ensure timely response and/or appropriate resolution to concerns/issues

+ Identifies appropriate community resources and performs follow up as appropriate

+ Conducts patient visits to monitor progress and determine suitability of environment for successful treatment outcomes

+ Works closely and cooperatively with peers to review and/or revise standards, policy and procedure manuals based on findings and/or recommendations

+ Participates in departmental orientation, on the job training and quality assurance programs/initiatives

+ Participates in a variety of department and hospital educational programs to maintain current skill and competency levels; identifies and discusses performance or training needs with Supervisor

+ Master’s degree in Social Work or closely related field; equivalent combination of education and experience

+ Current State of Arizona license from the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners i.e. (LPC, LAC, LCSW, LMSW, LISAC, LASAC, LMFT, LAMFT)

+ Counselor hired with an associate license (LAC, LMSW, LASAC, LAMFT) shall obtain an independent license within 1 year of hire date.

+ CPR certificate within 30 days of hire

+ Must have at least 3 years previous experience; Native American population preferred

Department: DHS – Oasis Admin

Job ID: 2019-6447

Street: 483 West Seed Farm Road

Post End Date: 9/17/2019

Email Address: jlawson@GRHC.org


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