The Mental Health Counselor, under the supervision of the Charge Nurse and Nursing Director, is responsible for maintaining a safe therapeutic milieu on inpatient psychiatric units. The role involves conducting safety checks, patient monitoring, assisting with ADL?s, de-escalating acute situations and providing supportive interactions with patients.
Bachelor?s Degree in Mental Health, Human Services or related field required
Sufficient typing and computer skills to facilitate use of Electronic Health Record required
Experience with Electronic Health Record, including Medsphere/Vista preferred
Effective oral and written communication skills
Ability to develop a therapeutic relationship while maintaining professional boundaries
Ability to manage stressful situations in a calm, organized, and professional manner