The clinician will be responsible for direct contact with patients, referral sources, families, physicians, nurses and treatment teams. The clinician will provide telephonic and in-person risk assessment and crisis intervention, and will coordinate the referral and intake process. The clinician will be expected to review hospital packets from transferring facilities, or, complete an assessment of the patients in the centralized intake team on the behavioral health psychiatric unit and emergency department. Clinician will coordinate the disposition with Psychiatrist and ED physician (if indicated) and follow the patient through admission to inpatient or referral to another level of care or agency.
Master’s Degree in social work, counseling, mental health/behavioral sciences, or related field or a registered nurse with relevant clinical experience.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Secure Certification (may be obtained during orientation)
CPR Certification (may be obtained during orientation)
Must be able to communicate clearly, both orally and written
Computer literate and experienced with computer programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Outlook 365 and Excel