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Avera Marshall Emergency Psychiatric Assessment Counselor II in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

JOB SUMMARY: Provides evaluation and treatment for individuals of all ages who are suffering from an acute mental health crisis through telephonic, face to face, or interactive video communication. Ability to work in an intense, stressful work environment where you must perform rapid assessments, make swift treatment decisions and have the ability to multi task. Applies specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills in the areas of assessment, diagnosis, and crisis intervention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders, conditions and addictions, including severe mental illness in adults and seniors, severe emotional disturbances in children and adolescents, and acutely intoxicated or withdrawing individuals. Help facilitate referral or placement to appropriate level of care or other resource.


  • Bachelors Degree and ten years hospital assessment experience, or a Masters Degree required.


  • This position requires a valid driver’s license and that the employee is insurable by the Avera Health automobile liability insurance carrier.