Behavioral Health Counselor - 32 hours/week - Evernorth - Glen Allen VA at Cigna

Posted in General Business 12 days ago.

Type: Part-Time
Location: Glen Allen, Virginia

Job Description:

Onsite Behavioral Health Counselor - 32 hours/week - Glen Allen VA

The Onsite Behavioral Health Counselor is responsible for counseling individuals, groups or families to diagnose and treat mental health disorders. The responsibilities also include referring clients to specialists, monitoring progress during treatment and creating a comfortable environment where clients can be treated. This BH professional will treat clients with emotional, behavioral and mental disorders. They may work in conjunction with psychologists and psychiatrists, and refer patients to these specialists as they see fit.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Conduct regular appointments with clients who wish to converse with a mental health professional

  • Establish positive and trusting relationships with clients

  • Screen and assess patients for common mental health and substance use disorders, leveraging evidence based tools

  • Provide patient education about common mental health and substance use disorders, as well as available evidenced based treatments.

  • Implement various treatments and protocols to provide guidance and appropriately address client situations using evidenced based techniques

  • Continually assess client situations and provide the proper ongoing treatments

  • Educate and involve family members or other loved ones in the treatment process when necessary

  • When required, partner with plan and community resources to make referrals to outside sources or agencies that can augment or better address their specific needs

  • Coordinate care after an acute event including emergency department presentation or inpatient admission in collaboration with the patient's provider and population health team

  • Coordinate with patient's care plan team in order to ensure holistic care

  • Maintain the strictest confidentiality of each and every client situation

  • Maintain all required licenses and the appropriate insurance

  • Participate in clinical team meetings as assigned

  • Ability to work in the office in Glen Allen VA

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Current, unrestricted license(s) in Virginia

  • Must have an Independent License

  • Must have at least 2 years of therapy experience

Bonus Points for:

  • Experience with population management

  • Experience working with Veterans/Military Professionals

This BH Counselor will provide services in a worksite-based setting in Glen Allen VA, and will be a 32 hour a week position.

We offer Benefits from the first day of employment, Paid Time Off, Short and long term disability, life insurance, 401k with company match, Continuing Education, Career Development and a variety of other perks.

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

About Evernorth Health Services

Evernorth Health Services, a division of The Cigna Group, creates pharmacy, care and benefit solutions to improve health and increase vitality. We relentlessly innovate to make the prediction, prevention and treatment of illness and disease more accessible to millions of people. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: for support. Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

The Cigna Group has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.

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