Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.â¯â¯
Location: Adventhealth Porter
The role you'll contribute:
Responsible for assessment of clients in consultation and cooperation with emergency department personnel, psychiatrists, clinicians, attending physicians and managed care representatives. Provides recommendation for disposition. The Crisis Assessment Specialist may perform the following as required: face-to-face evaluations, telephone triage evaluations, respond to and/or triage patient/family complaints, assist in management of all assessment records, perform statistical analysis, and perform billing-related activities connected with assessments.
The value you'll bring to the team:
Provides quality and timely assessment and referral services incorporating diagnostic skills and state specific regulations.
Develops and offers safe and clinically appropriate disposition recommendations to psychiatrists, emergency department physicians, attending physicians within hospital, other mental health clinicians, managed care representatives and clients.
May conduct after-hours crisis counseling for referred clients.
Serves as primary communication liaison between clients, family members, emergency department staff, physicians, managed care representatives and behavioral healthcare personnel.
Assures the continuity of patient care upon completion of the assessment by assisting in the implementation of the referral recommendation.
Provides therapeutic and educational services to patients, family, staff and community.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Master’s degree in counseling, social work, nursing, or related behavioral health field.
Three years of direct behavioral clinical experience in an inpatient, outpatient, emergency, or residential treatment facility or setting.
Current Colorado State License in one of the following disciplines: Clinical Psychology (PSY), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist (RNCNS), or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (RN NP).
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.