Overview

TITLE:  BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COUNSELOR I

SUPERVISOR:  Behavioral Health Program Manager

LOCATION:  Richfield, UT

STATUS:  Full-time, Exempt, Salary

BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD, PTO & 401K match

PAY: DOE

CLOSE:   Once Filled

JOB SUMMARY

Provides group, family and individual counseling, crisis response and treatment for clients and their families. Supports and consults with Family Services Specialists, counselors and technicians. Places clients in inpatient treatment using all available resources and helps develop treatment and aftercare programs for clients referred from courts, jail, social agencies, Health and Wellness staff and other professionals.  Mentors mental health interns. Works evening hours once or twice a week, if available.

REQUIREMENTS

General Requirements:

  • Must be insurable through the Tribe’s vehicle insurance.
  • Must pass a criminal and fingerprint background check according to P.L. 101-630 standards.
  • Must pass a pre-employment alcohol/drug screening.

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Human Services or related field from an accredited school required.
  • Two or more years’ experience in the behavioral health field required.
  • Preference given for fluency in Spanish.
  • Preference given for prior work experience with Native Americans.

License & Certification:

  • Must possess, maintain and provide proof of a valid Utah Driver’s License
  • Must possess, maintain and provide proof of a valid LFMT, LCSW, LPC or CMHC License.
  • Consideration given to CSW, ALMFT or ACMHC licensees that are actively working towards obtaining unrestricted license (must obtain within two years from date of hire).

HOW TO APPLY

Application is available via link (https://bit.ly/2yX9YxA) or can be obtained online at www.utahpaiutes.org/employment. Please submit your completed application with the following attachments: resume, a copy of your Driver’s License and any additional degrees, certificates, licenses required in the announcement. to: Fax: 435.238.4987 or ATTN: HR Manager, 440 N Paiute Dr., Cedar City, UT 84721.

 

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