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Behavioral Health Counselor - Evernorth - Glen Allen VA

Behavioral Health Counselor - 32 hours/week - Glen Allen VA

The Onsite Behavioral Health Counselor is responsible for counseling individuals, groups or families to diagnose and treat mental health disorders.

The responsibilities also include referring clients to specialists, monitoring progress during treatment and creating a comfortable environment where clients can be treated.

This BH professional will treat clients with emotional, behavioral and mental disorders.

They may work in conjunction with psychologists and psychiatrists, and refer patients to these specialists as they see fit.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

* Conduct regular appointments with clients who wish to converse with a mental health professional

* Establish positive and trusting relationships with clients

* Screen and assess patients for common mental health and substance use disorders, leveraging evidence based tools

* Provide patient education about common mental health and substance use disorders, as well as available evidenced based treatments.

* Implement various treatments and protocols to provide guidance and appropriately address client situations using evidenced based techniques

* Continually assess client situations and provide the proper ongoing treatments

* Educate and involve family members or other loved ones in the treatment process when necessary

* When required, partner with plan and community resources to make referrals to outside sources or agencies that can augment or better address their specific needs

* Coordinate care after an acute event including emergency department presentation or inpatient admission in collaboration with the patient's provider and population health team

* Coordinate with patient's care plan team in order to ensure holistic care

* Maintain the strictest confidentiality of each and every client situation

* Maintain all required licenses and the appropriate insurance

* Participate in clinical team meetings as assigned

* Ability to work in the office in Richmond VA

Minimum Qualifications:


* Current, unrestricted license(s) in Virginia

* Must have an Independent License

* Must have at least 2 years of therapy experience

Bonus Points for:

* Experience with population management

* Experience working with Veterans/Military Professionals

This role will be based in the office in Glen Allen VA, and will be a 32 hour a week position.

We are anticipating a December 2023 start date, and will start interviewing asap.

We offer Benefits, Paid Time Off, 401k, Continuing Education, Career Development and a variety of other perks.

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

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