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Brain Injury Community Counselor

Company: RHI Rehab
Location: South Bend
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana is located on the northwest side of Indianapolis. RHI provides quality service to those facing life-changing injuries or illness. Featured as the only Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Model System in the state of Indiana as well as the only rehabilitation center that is CARF-certified. We offer competitive compensation and benefits package, along with a 401k match and tuition reimbursement program.

NOTE: Ideal candidate will have at least one of the following: LCSW, LMHC or LMFT. This position will be required to be located in the South Bend, Indiana area and work remotely.

Summary:

The Brain Injury Community Counselor will be critical in establishing a foundation for the provision of RF complimentary services in Northern Indiana, using telehealth when possible. As a result, the successful candidate will be required to provide a variety of services at start up to support growth. Some individual and group teletherapy will be expected, as well as Psychometry (psychological/neuropsychological assessment) and various resource facilitation. Research and grant studies will also be options to explore and further his/her clinical research.


Essential Functions:

  • Train with various brain injury specialists at the onset of employment to establish desired level of experience/knowledge for service population and earn and maintain a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) certification.
  • Participate in regular staff, leadership, and research meetings to ensure the appropriate growth and governance of these services.
  • Participate in meetings with Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, employees at hospital systems, advocacy groups, medical professionals, research staff, and others who might have a need for or ability to refer to the various services listed in the job description.
  • Work collaboratively with the Lead Psychometrist for assessment training, Clinical Director of Neuropsychology for clinical supervision and Director of the RTOC and Biostatistician.
  • Work remotely
  • Be capable o fusing Microsoft Office Suite, in addition to telecommunications platforms such as Zoom, WebEx, etc.

Education and Experience:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, or related behavioral health filed.
  • Must have an active Indiana License that allows for the provision of psychotherapy to people with a brain injury
  • Background in psychology, brain injury, rehabilitation, memory loss services, or an understanding medical conditions is preferred.
  • Experience with psychometric measures is preferred (i.e., administering, scoring, etc.)

Keywords: RHI Rehab, South Bend , Brain Injury Community Counselor, Other , South Bend, Indiana

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