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Behavioral Health Counselor- LCSW or LCPC

Crossing Healthcare

Job description


Job Summary:

The Behavioral Health Counselor is responsible for providing professional counseling, crisis management and advocacy for patients.  This individual consults with and advises medical and clinical staff on mental health issues of patients.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • none


  • Collaborates with and advocates for patients and all involved Behavioral Health entities
  • Manages the care of patients in collaboration with other health professionals, members of the healthcare team and other professionals involved in the drug court setting, in order to make decisions about treatment and attain health goals
  • Receives Behavioral Health therapy referrals, provides counseling, maintains and records all pertinent patient information in a secure and accurate manner
  • May be required to work across multiple sites, including the community care campus and the jail setting
  • Vigilant to safety concerns and takes appropriate steps to ensure both patient and staff safety
  • Performs other duties as required

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in clinical social work, psychology or related field required
  • LCSW or LCPC preferred
  • CADC preferred (if primarily working with our substance use disorder patient population)


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