Humana

About Humana

 

Job Category:

Integrated Care & Care Operations - Ancillary Health

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

10001

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full time

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Counselor 2

Humana - New York, New York

Posted: 07/16/2018

Description

The Counselor 2 provides ongoing and crisis intervention focused on the emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental, and organizational concerns that impact daily lives. The Counselor 2 work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.

Responsibilities

The Counselor 2 addresses a wide range of issues including problems in daily living, psychiatric crisis, and critical incidents. Requires expertise and knowledge of general mental health and substance misuse assessment, ability to assess and develop effective short-term interventions for high risk situations (suicidality, severe substance abuse, psychiatric decompensation, etc.),  grief counseling, workplace problems, and management consultation. Understands department, segment, and organizational strategy and operating objectives, including their linkages to related areas. Makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed. Follows established guidelines/procedures.

               

Required Qualifications

  • Master's level degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or other applicable field
  • CEAP Preferred
  • Applicable State licensure in field of study, licensed for independent clinical practice
  • 5-10 years or more of work experience in applicable field
  • Experience providing management consultation
  • Experience developing and delivering trainings
  • Excellent verbal, communication, interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of community health and social service agencies and additional community resources
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish); speaking, reading, writing, interpreting and explaining documents in Spanish

Additional Information

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

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