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Behavioral Health Counselor I

Company: Eating Recovery Center
Location: Denver
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Who we are 

ERC Pathlight is an innovative, rapidly growing clinical leader in the behavioral health sector. Founded in 2008 by pre-eminent psychiatrists and psychologists in the eating disorder space, ERC Pathlight now treats over 6,000 patients per year, operates more than 30 facilities in 7 states and delivers tele-healthcare to patients nationally. We offer the most comprehensive treatment program in the country for patients who struggle with eating disorders, mood and anxiety and trauma-related disorders. 

How you’ll serve our patients 

As a patient care professional at ERC Pathlight, you can expect to be a part of team that delivers hands-on treatment, therapy sessions and/or support to our patients in one of our many centers around the nation, or virtually through our tele-behavioral health platform. 

You will serve patients daily in a multitude of ways: 

  • Perform vital, front line functions in all aspects of medical and behavioral health care 

  • Responsible for observing, reporting and treating patients in a therapeutic setting 

  • Play a key role in providing behavioral treatment interventions under the direction of the registered nurse and medical team 

  • Assist patients with emotional regulation and behavioral de-escalation 

  • Ongoing assessment and monitoring of physical/mental status 

  • Ensuring patient safety 

  • Perform checks on the unit to ensure environmental safety and patient location 

  • Facilitate and support meals with patients consistent with Policy and Procedure 

  • Maintain daily program structure 

  • Assist in the AM/PM routine 

  • Facilitate therapeutic groups within realm of individual training and expertise 

  • Contribute clinical information and observations about patients as part of therapeutic interventions and document such in the electronic health record 

  • Accompany patients on fresh air breaks and planned outings 

  • Be creative in therapeutic interventions in order to maintain a safe, supportive, clinically sound milieu 

  • Provide 1:1 outreach to patient if necessary 

Must haves 

  • High School Graduate/GED 

  • Valid driver’s license with safe driving record 

  • BLS (can be achieved upon hire) 

Bonus Qualities 

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree 

  • Experience working with mental health disorders 

  • Experience in health care  

How we invest in you  

Every role at ERC Pathlight is essential to delivering the high-quality care we promise to our patients. This means that from day one, we’re here to support your role by offering ongoing training and continuing education opportunities, as well as support to achieve internal growth. 

What we offer 

Healthy organizations value the mental wellness of their teams, and we understand that the professionals who work for us are not immune to their own mental health conditions. In the same way we observe and guide our patients, we take the same consideration for our employees when building our benefits packages and healthcare offerings. We offer competitive pay, comprehensive benefit plans, Generous Paid Time Off, 401(K) with company match and tuition reimbursement.

Keywords: Eating Recovery Center, Denver , Behavioral Health Counselor I, Other , Denver, Colorado

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