Crisis Counselor (Residential)

Crisis Counselor (Residential)

Chimes | Exton, PA, 19341, US
Salary Range:$41,000 – $54,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 11 days ago

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Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems is a leading mental/behavioral health agency seeking individuals looking to go further to help others go far. We are seeking talented individuals to join our Crisis Residential program at our Valley Creek Crisis Center. Your ideas and professionalism are welcome!

Valley Creek Crisis Residential is a 10 bed, voluntary, sub acute program providing a multi-disciplinary approach to medication stabilization, recovery oriented group and individual counseling and aftercare planning to divert from inpatient. The Crisis specialist works as part of a team to support the individuals in the Residential program.

A typical day of a Crisis Counselor consists of having a caseload of no more than 6 individuals who come to us to assist in managing their mental health symptoms as well as potentially needing our help in identifying community resources for their aftercare. As a Crisis Counselor you will lead groups, hold individual sessions, and be a part of a collaborative treatment team. Our clients stay is between 2 days to 2 weeks. So the work is fast paced and rewarding.

This is an exciting opportunity for those who love working with adults who suffer with serious and persistent mental health issues. You truly will be making a positive difference in someone else's life. We have first, second and third shift openings available. We are also hiring part time staff for weekends.


It is the responsibility of the Crisis Counselor in the Crisis Residential Program to conduct crisis intervention and stabilization services in a sub-acute residential treatment setting, including assessments, treatment planning, aftercare planning, case management, as well as individual and group therapy.


The above Competencies are met and measured through the following job functions:

* Provide quality services based on established best practice principles of
* Conduct appropriate aftercare follow-up
* Maintain quality documentation of clinical service
* Complete accurate and timely clinical documentation, including but not limited to progress notes, treatment plans, risk assessments, safety plans and discharge
* Provide all supporting documentation required for insurance authorization in a timely
* Participate in both internal and external multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.
* Establish and maintain effective working relationships with program residents, their families, payers, behavioral health providers, including case management and ACT Teams, MCO care managers, and other local county and community partners.
* Establish and maintain strong working relationships with local police, EMS, and emergency department staff.
* Prepare clear and concise reports and communicate effectively both orally and in


* Participate in trainings
* Perform other duties as assigned


Reports to: Clinical Coordinator

Supervises: N/A


Minimum Experience and/or Education:

* Bachelor's Degree with Major course work in Social Sciences or a related field


* High School Diploma or Equivalency
* 3 Years of Mental Health Direct Care Experience

Required Clearances:

* Pennsylvania Act 33 clearance
* Pennsylvania Act 34 clearance
* FBI Clearance
* Verification that employee is not on any Medicaid/Medicare Exclusion list

NOTE: At the discretion of the Personnel Officer, additional related experience and/or education may be substituted in lieu of the requirements specified under Education and Experience.

Why choose Holcomb BHS? We offer flexible schedules to accommodate your needs. For Part-Time positions (25-29 hours per week) we offer benefits of partial paid holidays and partial PTO accrual. For full-time positions (30+ hours per week), we offer up to 20 days' paid time off and 10 recognized federal paid holidays, a 403b savings plan with employer match, and health benefits, including medical, dental, and vision, as well as short & long-term disability, and tuition reimbursement. Right now, we are also offering sign on bonuses for certain positions.