Crisis Counselors – Bachelor’s Degree, Counselors or RN – PRN

Requisition Number: 2020-3463

Type of Position: Per Diem/ PRN

Location: Bluefield, WV

Overview

Are you a mental health professional or LPN with psychiatric experience looking for a PRN position?  We currently have an opening for a PRN Crisis Counselor. 

The Behavioral Health Pavilion of the Virginias, a service of Princeton Community Hospital, in Bluefield WV, is actively seeking an individual with a BA for a Crisis Counselor position for both Part-Time and PRN openings.   

The Crisis Counselor is an integral part of helping someone immediately get the assistance they need and often, you, the crisis counselor, are the first point of help for that person in crisis. 

This counselor position involves the following:

  • responds to crisis inquiries and intakes (on-site, primarily phone, some face-to-face)
  • provides clinical screening and crisis intervention services
  • mobilizes internal and external resources
  • establishes appropriate stabilization and disposition of each case in coordination with psychiatric staff
  • ensures appropriate information/referral for follow-up care in cases not requiring admission to hospital services

Make a difference for someone in crisis.  Apply today.

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications needed:

  • Bachelor's Degree, in a mental health or related field or LPN with psychiatric experience.
  • Knowledge of or experience in working with mental health or chemical dependency field.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with the program staff.
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and organizational skills.
  • Clinical experience sufficient to perform required clinical screening services.
  • Training in non-violent crisis intervention, helpful but training can be provided after employment
  • Current CPR certification, helpful but training can be provided. 

Hospital/Program Description

The Behavioral Health Pavilion of the Virginias, an affiliate of Princeton Community Hospital, is located at the foot of the beautiful East River Mountain in Bluefield, West Virginia.  The Pavilion, established March 1, 2010, is a leading provider of behavioral health services for adults 18 and older.  The Pavilion is a 64-bed facility providing comprehensive services, both inpatient and outpatient, for individuals ages 18 and older.