BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COUNSELOR

FacilityWyckoff Heights Medical Center
DepartmentBehavioral Health
CategoryFull Time
Description
Job Details

* Assists in orientation of new staff of other professional disciplines, as requested.

*  Maintains statistical records required by the grant sources or regulatory agencies. 

*  Maintains case file for every client served under the program.

*  Documents in the medical record according to Departmental policy & procedures.

*  Understands and agrees that work assignments and time schedules are changeable within the scope of services and as per the need of the Program.

*   Performs all other duties as required.

*  Provides crisis counseling, short term counseling and supportive services to survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and other violent crimes.

*  Complete intake and assessments for new program clients.

*  Learn about new developments in the field through professional literature, trainings and in- services.

*  Assist in monitoring NYSDOH Rape Crisis Advocates component.

*  Participates in Project Envision, a sexual prevention initiative in which the program participates focusing in the Williamsburg, Brooklyn area.

*  Provides client advocacy, accompaniment to ED or outside agencies, OVS compensation application, referrals & follow ups in order to provide services in a comprehensive manner.

*  Assists in community outreach activities including workshops/trainings/promotional events, health fairs and community fairs.

*  Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills.

*   Uses the technology appropriately in the improvement of systems and work process.

*   Maintains understanding of needs, expectations and requirements of the program.

*     Utilizes time effectively in managing organizational priorities. 

Position Requirements:

*  This position requires a minimum formal education of Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 1 year job-related experience.

 Desired (not required) criteria include:  Bilingual skills (Spanish speaking). Strong interpersonal, team-playing and coordination skills. 

*  Expertise in delivering timebound, evidence-based counseling approaches.                                   

*  Baccalaureate degree in social/human sciences from accredited College or University is preferred. 

*  Knowledge and work experience on family violence.

Person/Phone ContactWyckoffhospital.org or bfregjaj@wyckoffhospital.org
Position Available2018-04-04 19:32:00

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