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Health Care Counselor Senior

Health Care Counselor Senior—Job Standard

Job Family: Professional
Series: Health Care Professional
Job Code: 3211
FLSA: Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard is part of a career progression within the Health Care Professional Series consisting of Health Care Counselor and Health Care Counselor Senior.


Job Overview

Provide leadership for, oversee and provide counseling services and educational programming to influence, define, and support University health care services and goals.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Provide leadership for, oversee and provide counseling services and educational programming to influence, define, and support University health care services and goals; use judgment in problem solving, prioritizing workflow, and applying departmental processes; develop and provide case management, crisis intervention, in/outpatient, individual, and group counseling services, and psychotherapy with general guidance and within best practice standards. 

Develop, coordinate and oversee educational programs, assessment, outreach activities, and special services; plan, develop, and implement courses, intervention, and other special programs to inform, educate, and increase mental health awareness; serve as resource and provide psychological consultation for internal and external community constituents based on a thorough understanding and knowledge of departmental and University policies and procedures.

Prepare and maintain client files and reports; oversee compliance with applicable regulations and data quality of clinical and administrative documentation and records; use discretion in application and dissemination of confidential information and ensure confidentiality; make recommendations regarding and facilitate implementation of operational procedures; conduct research activities specific to area of specialization; prepare related reports.

Provide administrative supervision to University staff and/or functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to:

Master's* degree in counseling field and five to six years' related experience. Specialized professional licensure required. *Level of degree may vary based on specific job functions.  

Last modified October 10 2011 10:13 AM