Job Summary: Provides comprehensive first evaluations for patients requiring involuntary commitments including completion of appropriate legal documentation to ensure proper compliance in the involuntary commitment process. Provides emergency psychiatric and substance abuse assessments, diagnosis, and appropriate crisis intervention/supportive counseling/social work interventions to include referral and placement at other inpatient facilities and outpatient discharge planning, to patients/families identified by the Emergency Department as having significant psychiatric and substance abuse needs. Must be flexible and adjust well to the needs of a fast paced environment. Provides clinical supervision to Master's level or Bachelor level mental health student interns.
ABOUT MISSION HEALTH – Based in Asheville, North Carolina
Mission Health System, an operating division of HCA Healthcare, serves our 18 county region in western North Carolina and has been deeply rooted in the community for more than 130 years. Mission Health is the state's sixth largest health system, operating six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region's only dedicated Level II trauma center. With approximately 12,000 colleagues and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit missionhealth.org or @MissionHealthNC
Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.