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Organization: UR Medicine/Noyes Health
Job Title: Weekend Mobile Mental Health Counselor
Posting Start: 02/14/2020
Posting End: 03/31/2020
Location: Dansville, New York

A Brief Job Description:

Provides mental health evaluations, crisis intervention, milieu management and dispositional planning for patients needing assessment and interventions in the field in collaboration with law enforcement. Secondarily, will function as PAO in the ED when not in the field. To perform emergency mental health evaluations, to make emergency interventions and act as a patient advocate in conjunction with law enforcement, Psychiatrist on Call, ED Physicians, and ED Nursing Staff. The counselor plays a pivotal role in coordinating emergency care and disposition involving a wide variety of community services and facilitating transfers/transports as necessary. Masters or Doctoral Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Psychology or other related human services field that provides licensure or certification consistent with OMH guidelines for a qualified health professional (QHP). Capacity to manage stressful situations, problem solve quickly and react appropriately during psychiatric emergencies. Capacity to prioritize work expectations and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Preferred candidates with at least 2 years of mental health clinical experience and/or experience doing crisis stabilization. Valid NYS Driver License is required.


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