Emergency Services Clinician - PRN
The Emergency Services Clinician provides mental health and substance use emergency services for clients of all ages. Overview of ES Clinician’s duties: to provide crisis assessments/interventions, information, treatment, referral services and when necessary, case management services to all clients, as well as pre-screenings for hospitalizations/recommitments. ES Clinician will provide clinical assessments for mental health and substance use clientele, diagnose, present case at clinical staffing, and provide treatment recommendations. When assigned, provide ongoing short-term individual therapy(s). Also when appropriate, provides Motivational Therapy or DBT modalities to clients in crisis; provide crisis services as related to telephone, walk-in and community requests (schools, etc.); complete all mandated paperwork; assist in gathering collateral data on crisis patients, and facilitate HIPPA compliant release and exchange of information pertaining to all clients; maintain electronic health records on all contacts with clients, especially those receiving Crisis Services; provide time limited MH/SA crisis intervention services to a limited caseload as necessary; function as a team player and participate in team responsibilities, including assisting other crisis clinicians with extra manpower during ECO’s, TDO’s (on or off site), walk-ins, and/or telephone inquiries.
Master’s Degree in human services related field, mental health and/or substance abuse experience and licensed/licensed eligible in VA as a LPC, LCSW, LCP or the like. Good knowledge of the DSM, mental health and substance use assessments, treatment, crisis assessment and intervention strategies for clients of all ages; must be certified or eligible to be certified as a pre-screener by the CSB and Virginia DBHDS. Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia Driver’s license and a safe driving record according to RACS policy.
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