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Mission Hospital

Mental Health Clinician IV Sub Liaison

Asheville, NC, United States
PRN  varies 
Category: Allied Health • Job ID: 49804

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Overview

Mission Health is seeking a Mental Health Clinician to support Mission's Behavioral Health Department, while providing service to the Trauma Program and other specialized service needs related to substance use disorders.

This PRN position provides coverage for high volumes, surges, and open shifts. A minimum of 7 years post graduate experience in mental health is required.

This position works under the direction of the Behavioral Health department, while providing service to the Trauma Program and other specialized service needs related to substance use disorders.

Respnsibilities include:

  • Complete all Substance Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for all trauma patients referred, and complete other assessments as indicated. 
  • Complete all referrals for patients identified with intravenous drug abuse (IVDA) and high risk substance abuse (HRSA).
  • Support for patients will include, but is not limited to, specified assessment as indicated, individual and group therapy, and discharge planning and referral.
  • Provide discharge planning and other care management functions for all patients on caseload.
  • Assist in responding to Behavioral Emergency Response Team codes when called throughout the hospital.
  • Gather collateral information from natural and outpatient supports and assist the psychiatrists in clinical decision making to determine the appropriate level of needed mental health treatment.
  • Provide psychiatric and substance abuse assessments, diagnosis, crisis intervention, and referral to inpatient facilities. Other clinical interventions/services including supportive counseling are provided as requested at the discretion of the psychiatrist.
  • Collaborate with attending physicians making psychiatry consult referrals to clarify goals of psychiatric intervention and have ongoing communication with attending physicians, psychiatrists, medical floor staff, and care management to provide continuity of care, excellent patient care, and a decreased length of stay.
  • Must be flexible, able to work autonomously, adept at multi-tasking, and adjust well to the needs of a fast paced environment in changing locations on medical floors.
  • This position also provides clinical supervision to Master's level or Bachelor level mental health student interns and psychiatric intake department trainees as needed.

 

Required Education: Masters Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Ph.D. in Psychology or other equivalent degree in a recognized mental health field

 

 

Required License: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Ph.D Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, or other appropriate licensure as related to education. Must have State 1st Evaluation Credentialing and be a North Carolina Notary and be BLS certified.

 

Preferred License: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor with Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, or active progress towards Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist

 

Required Experience: A minimum of 7 years post graduate experience in mental health

 

Preferred Experience: Ten years post graduate experience in mental health with extensive experience in intake/assessment/triage positions. Two years experience in medical case management

 

 

 

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.

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