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Penn State Health Counselor - Behavioral Health Outpatient Main Campus in Camp HIll, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Holy Spirit Hospital

Location: US:PA:Camp HIll

Work Type: Part Time

FTE: 0.60

Shift: Day

Hours: 8:30a - 5:00p - 3 days a week


Performs diagnostic and therapeutic tasks, under the supervision of the Physician and clinical team, to assist with establishing a diagnosis and a therapy plan. Assists with gathering and documenting the data necessary to implement the therapeutic plan of care of the Physician and clinical team.


Provide therapeutic interventions with patients on a regular basis.

Provide counseling/therapeutic interactions for all assigned patients.

Ensure a safe environment for patients, families, visitors, and co-workers. Observe and report potential safety risks in accordance with policies/procedures.

Conduct educational groups, based on patient need.

Provide direct physical care as needed, including assistance with activities of daily living, behavior management in accordance with training, and collaboration with leadership to determine need for/proper use of physical restraint if absolutely indicated.

Work with the patient to achieve their goals.

Demonstrate and maintain competency with seclusion and/or restraint procedures, according to policy.

Use non-violent intervention techniques; complete/maintain current training in both violent and non-violent restraint application/maintenance.

Demonstrate the ability to identify, and effectively assist with the management of, violent or potentially violent patients.

Perform rounding on/visualization of patients as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree


The Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.)


We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League’s Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country’s most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.

If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Position Counselor - Behavioral Health Outpatient Main CampusLocation US:PA:Camp HIllReq ID 4356