Secures background information from patients and their families for social evaluation of environment and family relationships. Discusses information obtained in patient and family interviews with physicians, nursing staff, and other hospital and community personnel. Assists patients in finding resources they will need in their homes following discharge. Acts in a liaison role between hospital and family when patient is transferred to other hospital facilities.
Demonstrates ability to provide psychosocial assessments, facilitate group and individual therapy in problem solving, coping skills, crisis intervention, and other counseling settings as deemed necessary
Minimum of three years' experience preferred but will consider new graduates
Must meet criteria for Behavioral Counselor Level I
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.