PuebloRecruiter
the smart solution for Pueblo jobs

Mental Health Counselor - Geriatric

Company: InnovAge
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Job Description:

Job Summary Under the supervision of the Center Director, the Mental Health Counselor provides high quality clinically appropriate mental health services to participants of InnovAge PACE Program in collaboration with InnovAge staff. The Mental Health Counselor provides initial assessments, referrals for participants and families, medication reviews and treatment recommendations for participants. Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities Functional Category: Participant Care Estimated Percent of time Spent - 70% -- Upon referral in writing, completes a comprehensive mental health assessment on participants that includes diagnosis, recommendations and treatment plan(s), -- Documents clinical findings, diagnosis and treatment plan and discusses with referring professional. -- Acts as liaison with contract psychiatrists to monitor response to medication changes and to ensure continuity of care. -- Consults with team members regarding assessment findings and provides interventions and case conferencing. -- Provides ongoing individual and group counseling to participants, family members and caretakers. -- Aggressively manages those participants at risk for inpatient psychiatric hospitalization by collaborating with IGCP staff, providers and family caregivers. -- Coordinates care with other team members involved in participant treatment plan. -- Collaborates with CNA's and other IGCP staff in an attempt to resolve behavior management issues. Job Qualifications Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions REQUIRED Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation -- Licensed Mental Health Professional: LPC, LMFI, LCSW or PHD Psychologist. Work Experience and Qualifications -- Experience working with gero-psychiatric issues in a solution focused environment that provided brief psychotherapeutic techniques and psychotropic medications commonly used to treat behavioral conditions in the elderly. -- Experience and extensive knowledge of the chronic disease processes of the elderly and related psycho-social implications. -- Demonstrated experience in the provision of psychotherapeutic modalities such as group and family interventions required in addition to experience with conflict management and mediation. -- A minimum of one year experience working with the frail or elderly is required. Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required Computer Skills -- Must be computer proficient and possess experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. -- Must be able to quickly learn specific software and new applications. Mathematical/Financial Skills -- Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Keywords: InnovAge, Pueblo , Mental Health Counselor - Geriatric, Healthcare , Pueblo, Colorado

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!


I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


Anesthesiologist (Ref #12869)
Description: Locums Anesthesiologist needed in the Pueblo Colorado area starting in October and ongoing. br br br ul br Monday - Friday - 10 Hour shifts starting
Company: Odyssey Staffing
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: 09/20/2018

Travel Registered Nurse Colorado RN Jobs (Colorado Springs,CO)
Description: Registered Nurse. Travel
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: 09/20/2018

Physician / Radiology / Colorado / Permanent / Radiologist Job
Description: Job Description: Spectrum Healthcare Resources has a opportunity for a civilian Diagnostic Radiologist at The United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. This contract position offers: - Monday (more...)
Company: Spectrum Healthcare Resources
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: 09/21/2018


RN / Orthopedics - Nights
Description: Welcome to Centura Health Welcome to Centura Health - the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome (more...)
Company: Centura Health
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: 09/20/2018

Physician / Surgery - General / Colorado / Permanent / Part-Time Oppor
Description: Join the National Center of Excellence for Wound Management Physician
Company: Vohra Physicians
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: 09/20/2018

Certified Nursing Assistant PRN Days
Description: Facility: Medical Center of the Rockies Department: MCR Cardiac ICU Schedule: Part-time Shift: Flex - All Shifts/Combo of Shifts Scheduled Days Hours: 12 hour shifts days, 7a-7p Requisition number: (more...)
Company: UCHealth
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: 09/20/2018

Part-time Occupational Therapist
Description: Part-time Occupational Therapist Sunny Vista Living Center2445 E Cache La Poudre StColorado Springs, CO 80909Part-time Occupational Therapist As a therapist-run company PT President, SLP Vice President, (more...)
Company: Infinity Rehab
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: 09/20/2018

Psychiatry in CO - Permanent: C/A Psychiatrist Needed for Colorado Springs, Colorado
Description: Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com A full-time psychiatrist position is newly available in Colorado. Your schedule (more...)
Company: CompHealth
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: 09/20/2018

CRNA - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Description: CRNA - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Welcome to Centura Health Welcome to largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on (more...)
Company: Centura Health
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: 09/20/2018

RN/Registered Nurse - Emergency Room
Description: Welcome to Centura HealthWelcome to Centura Health - the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to (more...)
Company: Centura Health
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: 09/20/2018

Log In or Create An Account

Username:
Password:
 

Forgot password?


Find us on Facebook

Find us on LinkedIn

Get the latest Colorado jobs by following @recnetCO on Twitter!

Pueblo RSS job feeds