The Assessment and Referral Counselor handles the Assessment
and Referral activities at the facility. As a clinician, this position provides psychiatric
assessment services, including clinical evaluations, crisis
intervention, and referrals.
This position interfaces closely with the medical staff,
fellow department members and administration, treatment team/external
case managers/managed care organizations.
Education : Master’s degree
from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology,
mental health or a related field, or a bachelor’s degree or
diploma from an accredited school of professional nursing.
A minimum of two (2) years direct clinical experience in a
psychiatric or mental health setting desirable. Working knowledge of the
Mental Health field and experience in clinical interviewing, patient
assessment, family treatment, treatment planning, communicating with
external review organizations or comparable entities, and working
effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.
Licensure: R.N., L.P.C.C., L..S.W. or
applicable license, or eligible for license/ in the process to be
Additional Requirements: Trained in Non-violent
physical crisis intervention and CPR prior to accepting independent
assignment or released from orientation .
3pm-11:30pm, full time
Universal Health Services - 19 months ago