Behavioral Health Counselor - PRN in Mayfield, KY at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 11/19/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Jackson Purchase Medical Center

JOB SUMMARY
Investigates, assesses, and plans interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic, and
environmental problems.
Reports to: Director of Senior Behavioral Health

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Interviews and assesses patients and/or patient's family, caregivers, and/or legal representatives.

Determines, prioritizes, provides and/or arranges for needed internal and external services/interventions.

Participates in case reviews to evaluate case management and progress. Consults with healthcare team
members to promote, monitor, and evaluate compliance with patient's treatment plan.

Assists with discharge planning and processes. Identifies appropriate resources, including transportation,
housing, healthcare, and social/spiritual services, and provides referrals as part of the discharge plan.

Supervises and/or trains new staff, students, and interns.

Performs Medicaid screenings as indicated for NHP.

Assists patients with Safety Net applications when needed.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimum Education
Post graduate degree in area of behavioral health □ Preferred X□ Required

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:
□ Either of the following professional certification (LCSW, LPC, LPCC, LMFT)
Licenses: Kentucky State Licensure/Certificate/Registration


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