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ASSESSMENT COORD (MSW) MOBILE - (20651)

Universal Health Services


Location:
HOUSTON, TX
Date:
02/20/2018
2018-02-202018-03-21
Job Code:
20651
Universal Health Services
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ASSESSMENT COORD (MSW) MOBILE - (20651)

Facility Name
BHC
Location
HOUSTON, TX 77074 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Category
Behavioral Health - Support Staff
Job Description

Purpose:      

The Mobile Assessment Team Evaluator (“Assessor”) provides mental health assessments for contracted emergency rooms and/or hospitals, recommends the appropriate level of treatment based on the Assessor’s assessment of risk factors, and triages patients to appropriate services.           

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Independently assesses mental health of patients in contracted emergency rooms and/or hospitals.
  • Completes documentation related to the mental health assessment of patients.
  • Determines potential of risk to patient and others based on individualized assessment.
  • Provides Crisis Intervention for patients, as necessary.
  • Relies upon clinical training and acumen to determine the most appropriate course of treatment/level of care for patient.
  • Provides treating physician and ER Supervisor with level of care recommendation.
  • Discusses patient’s status, history, and level of care recommendation with patient’s family members, if available.
  • Counsels patients regarding recommended level of care; and provides at least three (3) referral choices to patient when the recommendation includes an inpatient/outpatient psychiatric/CD facility.
  • Initiates commitment process if necessary.
  • Initiates Memorandum Of Transfer process with ER RN/Director.
  • Provides ER/hospital with copy of completed assessment form and recommendations.
  • Tracks and submits list of patients seen, time of assessments and disposition of each matter to supervisor.
  • Adheres to all BHC and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to all hospital service excellence standards.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.
Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties/primary responsibilities listed above.  The responsibilities listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability required.  This position requires the skill and ability to assess patients’ needs for therapeutic services, calmly handle high-stress situations, and make appropriate recommendations.  The position requires in-depth knowledge and specialized training in mental and behavioral health issues, and it requires meticulous recordkeeping and documentation.

EDUCATION

Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Behavioral Health or related field.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Current license in the State of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor (“LPC”), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (“LMFT”), Licensed Master Social Worker (“LMSW”), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (“LCSW”), or Registered Nurse (“RN”).

Current CPR, if required by a customer hospital. (“Customer hospital” means the hospital to which BHC is contracted to provide mobile assessment services.)

Must have a valid driver’s license.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Requires emotional stability and the ability to successfully cope with high-stress situations.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties/primary responsibilities listed above.  The responsibilities listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability required.  This position requires the skill and ability to assess patients’ needs for therapeutic services, calmly handle high-stress situations, and make appropriate recommendations.  The position requires in-depth knowledge and specialized training in mental and behavioral health issues, and it requires meticulous recordkeeping and documentation.

EDUCATION

Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Behavioral Health or related field.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Current license in the State of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor (“LPC”), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (“LMFT”), Licensed Master Social Worker (“LMSW”), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (“LCSW”), or Registered Nurse (“RN”).

Current CPR, if required by a customer hospital. (“Customer hospital” means the hospital to which BHC is contracted to provide mobile assessment services.)

Must have a valid driver’s license.

 EXPERIENCE

Completion of appropriate internship, including the provision of individual, group or family therapy/counseling.

Experience providing individual, group and family therapy/counseling.

Mobile assessment experience preferred. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Requires emotional stability and the ability to successfully cope with high-stress situations.

 

 

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