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Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Employee Health Counselor- Talihina in Talihina, Oklahoma

Employee Health Counselor- Talihina


  • Schedule for this position is Mon-Fri 8am-4:30PM. Please email [email protected] for start pay. This position could be eligible for $1,000 sign-on bonus- details provided at interview

  • Job Purpose or Objective(s): Provide counseling to individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health.

  • Our healthcare positions are subject to the Supreme Court's mandate for COVID-19 vaccinations. The Choctaw Nation provides medical and/or religious exemptions to those who cannot receive the vaccine

  • Primary Tasks:

  1. Provide assessment and stabilization for individuals who may be experiencing mental health crises.

  2. Counsel individuals to process crisis issues associated with, but not limited to; addictions and substance abuse, family, marital problems, depression, anxiety, trauma, stress management, self-esteem, aging and any other emotional stressors.

  3. Provide Behavioral Health services, self-care plan development, coping skills, motivational interviewing, and related integrated Behavioral Health services.

  4. Work closely with primary care providers, medical clinic support staff, and preventive program services staff encountering patients in all medical clinic settings

  5. Refer patients for inpatient treatment services, arrange for transportation, and provide any necessary documentation to facilities.

  6. Prepare and maintain all treatment records, maintain confidentiality of patient records, and upholds patient safety standards.

  7. Serves as liaison between medical staff, patients, relatives, and outside agencies.

  8. Provide services in a range of hospital settings including: family practice, ER, pediatrics, med-surge women’s health, etc.

  9. Interpret and assist in resolving problems that relate to medical condition and/or hospitalization.

  10. Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments, refer for continuing services, or develop treatment plans.

  11. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:


  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related human services from a nationally accredited college or university

  • Under supervision for Licensed Mental Health Professional (LPC, LCSW, LADC-MH, LMFT)



  • Master’s degree or higher in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related human services from a nationally accredited college or university

  • Licensed Mental Health Professional (LPC, LCSW, LADC-MH, LMFT).

  • 2 years experience in a range of specialized interventions and treatment modalities. This includes individual, group, and/or family counseling or psychotherapy, case management interventions, diagnostic assessment and related interventions with substance abuse and mental health disorders (co-occurring treatment).


Job Health Care Services

Primary Location OK-Talihina

Work Locations Health Care Center Rt 2, Box 1774 Talihina 74571

Organization Health

Schedule Temporary


Day Job

Job Posting 09/20/2022, 2:17:43 PM

Req ID: 22009215