Correct Care Solutions Mental Health Specialist in Bakersfield, California

Overview

The Rehabilitation Counselor provides direct service care to meet the needs of the patients. The position works with the treatment team to plan and deliver competency restoration and mental health services. The Rehabilitation Counselor participates in the development and implementation of the treatment plan; develops, organizes, and conducts program activities to provide education and treatment.

Qualifications

Education for Mental Health Specialist:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a human services related field.

Experience for Mental Health Specialist:

  • Experience in a residential treatment, psychiatric, or hospital setting preferred.

Licenses/Certifications for Mental Health Specialist:

  • License eligible as an Agency Affiliated Counselor.

Responsibilities

  1. Works with the treatment team to plan competency restoration and mental health services.

  2. Conducts competency restoration and mental health groups and individual services.

  3. Completes and maintains necessary documentation in a thorough, accurate, and timely manner.

  4. Is knowledgeable about care and treatment needs of patients of different ages. Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span development needs of each patient.

  5. Demonstrates knowledge of risk management, infection control, fire/disaster procedures, de- escalation of crisis intervention, and environmental safety measures.

  6. Continues professional development through in-service education, workshops, conferences and self-study necessary to maintain correct knowledge relevant to the position. Works well with all departments and programs to meet the needs of the patients.

  7. Is sensitive to cultural diversity issues, treats each patient as an individual, and considers the culture of the patients when providing care and treatment.

  8. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.

  9. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.

  10. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.

  11. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.

  12. Perform other duties as assigned.

CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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Job 18-51422

Location CA, Bakersfield

Facility Kern County AES Center

Type Regular Full-Time

Shift Day