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Psychiatric Emergency Clinician II

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Job ID: 115747
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
The Psychiatric Emergency Clinician serves a pivotal role in the psychiatric emergency care team by providing expert clinical assessment, evaluation, and treatment planning for assigned patients in an Emergency Room setting.


Responsibilities:
• Performs psychiatric assessments of patients presenting to the hospital emergency department and assists, as needed, the emergency room physician and the on-call psychiatrist in developing disposition plans.
• Obtains, interprets and documents clinical observation regarding patients and families, including bio-psychosocial history factors, and communicates to interdisciplinary care team.
• Reviews patients in waiting and triage areas to anticipate and guide response to patients presenting with evidence of potential behavioral health crises
• Manages the Involuntary Commitment process. Appears before the magistrate and presents documentation. Coordinates admissions that meet criteria.
• Assesses and documents bio-psychosocial needs and prepares a formal intervention plan to suit.
• Evaluates and identifies possible or actual patient/family crises, providing crisis intervention and emotional support, and creating and facilitating effective plans for resolution.
• Delivers information and short-term therapeutic counseling to patients and their families in relation to social, psychological, financial, and family situations.
• Refers patients and families to appropriate community assistance resources.
Develops and maintains relationships with outside community health and social agencies. Monitors ongoing and new community resources for meeting patient needs.
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Other information:
QUALIFICATIONS
Required
• Bachelor’s degree in a human services field or similar, or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
• Four (4) years of experience performing psychiatric emergency care
Preferred
• Master’s degree in a human services field or similar
• Experience performing substance abuse counseling
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Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Acute Care Case Management

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 8.00

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


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