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Counselor - Crisis Mental Health Evaluator (Per Diem) Job
PeaceHealth | Eugene, Oregon
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Job Description

Req ID: 147764

PeaceHealth is seeking a relief Provider based in the Eugene, OR community. 

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for providing initial assessment, crisis intervention, individual and/or group counseling and therapy (as appropriate to licensure) to patients/clients experiencing mental and/or behavioral health issues.

ESSENIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Provides initial clinical assessment of patients/clients needs based on presenting concerns.

2. Triages patient/client for specific therapy focus if applicable.

3. Provides individual and/or family therapy (as appropriate to licensure) for patients/clients of all ages.

4. Provides ongoing counseling services and follow-up as needed.

5. May provide case management and coordination with other treatment agencies or outside support services as needed.

6. Prepares and maintains all required treatment records and reports.

7. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related field required.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Minimum of three years experience in psychiatric treatment setting required.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • Licensure/registration as a mental health professional as required by the state.  If CAAR (Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor) must have within 60 days of hire.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification may be required within a standard grace from hire or transfer period, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Strong clinical assessment and crisis intervention skills
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills with the ability to express ideas and present information accurately and effectively with people in difficult situations
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective counseling skills
  • Ability to work independently and in an organized manner
  • Proficient in the use of the computer including MS Office applications

COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

Oregon West Network:

Licensure or certification in related field preferred (e.g. LCSW, PA, MA, PA, MS, NCAC).

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS – UNIVERSITY DISTRICT

  • Work requires normal amounts of physical effort at least 66% of the time.                
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.        
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments.
  • Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.              
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Eugene, OR community, along with our benefits offered, please visit our homepage www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

Location: Eugene, OR, SHMC at University District (422)
Job CategoryProfessionals - Other
Shift:  Variable
FTE:  0.0 
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Eugene, OR || Professionals - Other || Per Diem/Relief || BEHAVIORAL HLTH SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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