Counselor - Behavioral Health Crisis Intervention

Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Camp Hill

Work Type:  Part Time

FTE:  0.6

Shift:  Varied
Hours:  Varied




Conduct clinical mental health assessments and interventions in a variety of settings to determine treatment needs for individuals with mental health and/or co-occurring substance use disorders. Provide preliminary diagnoses and collaborate on plans of recommended treatment, services and resources. Conduct bed searches for patients in need of psychiatric hospitalization and complete public and private insurance authorizations for inpatient admissions. Closely work with emergency departments, community agencies, law enforcement, schools and other mental health providers, including providing mobile crisis services and answering a 24-hour crisis hotline.




Bachelor's degree in Psychology or related field required.


One (1) year of job related experience required.


Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required.


Valid driver's license required.




Clinical Skills


Analytical Skills


Advanced Interpersonal Skills


Crisis Management Skills


Collaboration/Teamwork Skills




Planning/Prioritizing Skills


Writing/Documentation Skills


Computer/Technology Skills



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.


Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.



Union:  Non Bargained