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Sycamore Springs Crisis Specialist (Counseling/Therapy #)

Company: Springstone, Inc
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Assessment Specialist

5,000 Sign On Bonus

Sycamore Springs is a 48 bed behavioral hospital located in Lafayette, IN. The hospital offers inpatient and outpatient mental health and addiction treatment to adults, adolescents and their families. At Sycamore Springs we are dedicated to Changing People's Lives.

The Assessment department plays an essential role in helping fulfill our mission of "Changing People's Lives". Assessment team members assess the needs of walk-in and phone callers and completes initial psychiatric assessment on patients seeking treatment. As an Assessment Specialist, you will provide a comprehensive assessment and quality therapeutic care to patients seeking treatment of substance abuse, dual diagnosis or psychiatric or emotional disorders. So, do you have what it takes to become part of a team dedicated to Changing People's Lives?

Members of our team Enjoy:

  • Working with a highly engaged staff
  • Healthy staffing levels
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Career growth
  • Competitive compensation
  • Daily Pay - We've partnered with DailyPay, a voluntary benefit to offer employees access to their pay on their own schedule

Position Details

  • Receives inquiry calls and assists the caller with scheduling a face-to-face assessment or triage to the appropriate community referral.
  • Assesses or ensures assessment by a qualified mental health professional of patients who present for assessment.
  • Screens for medical and behavioral emergency conditions.
  • Performs a comprehensive assessment and quality therapeutic care to patients seeking treatment of substance abuse, dual diagnosis or psychiatric or emotional disorders; coordinates with the clinical team/on-call physician to ensure these needs are met either at the facility or other appropriate community provider.
  • Interprets treatment to patient and family to help reduce fear and other attitudes obstructing acceptance of care and continuation of treatment .
  • Completes the administrative processes of admission and precertification of care with external payers, as necessary.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Indiana Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Also accepted: Master's Degree in Social Work or Counseling or relevant licensure in state of practice.
  • Ability to Manage time and multi task in busy work environment.
  • Valid driver's license and a favorable Motor Vehicle Report (MVR), along with proof of insurance when using own auto.
  • CPR and CPI certified required prior to patient contact.

Experience:

  • Prior experience in a psychiatric healthcare facility working with adult and geriatric patients preferred.
  • Must have strong clinical assessment skills.
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Keywords: Springstone, Inc, Lafayette , Sycamore Springs Crisis Specialist (Counseling/Therapy #), Other , Lafayette, Indiana

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