Union Hospital of Cecil County - Elkton, MD

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The Psych Clinician is a mental health professional who responds to the emergency department on an on-call basis to provide assessment and consultation on psychiatric cases. Performs crisis assessment determining diagnosis, risk for harm to self or others and consults with the ED physician and makes recommendations regarding disposition. Will require cross training within the Behavioral Health Unit.

RN license in Maryland or Compact State required.Demonstrated expertise in crisis intervention. On call basis. Capability for prolonged standing. Ability to thoroughly assess patient’s full condition. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

This job requires employees to demonstrate initial and annual competencies in order to remain in the position. Performs other duties as assigned by management. Experience and demonstrated expertise in crisis intervention and ability to problem solve, established priorities and maintain a calm demeanor while working in an atmosphere of conflicting demands; demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills, works collaboratively with ED staff, physicians and other departments, works actively as a team member. Demonstrates ability and willingness to make difficult decisions. Ability and willingness to interact therapeutically with a wide variety of patients and to remain calm and professional in high stress situations

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