Company: Cone Health
Posted on: November 17, 2023
Guilford Co Behavioral Health Center
Division : Name
Department : Name
BH-UC Crisis Assessments
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
PRN - as needed
On call Required
Provide assessment services (including evaluation, consultation
and/or referral) for patients presenting with a psychiatric or
substance abuse issue in the emergency department or Behavioral
Health. This position serves the adult, geriatric, child and
Makes a timely assessment of patients who present with behavioral
health needs either in the ED (report from BHH within 30mins) or at
BHH. Via face to face or tele-assessment.
Conduct a behavioral health assessment, determining the level of
care that is in the best interest of the patient.
Generating/ completing all paperwork necessary for a thorough
disposition. Including appropriate releases, outside referrals,
inpatient admission, either voluntarily or in some cases
recommending to the physician, involuntary commitment.
Consulting with physicians in the evaluation of psychiatric and/or
substance abuse patients, contacting collateral's as necessary,
making dispositions that are in the best interest of the
Assist Registration Department with needed clinical data for
pre-certification necessary to admit a patient to BHC or IOP
Maintains all records required by the ED's/BHH where the assessment
is done making the required copies for the state commitment forms
and the local contracted mental health centers.
Acts as a public relation conduit suggesting appropriate referral
processes to potential referrals.
Collaborates effectively with the health care team.
Demonstrates effective verbal/nonverbal/written communication with
the healthcare team/patient and significant others. Accurately
maintain logs and other office paperwork.
Maintains a positive team attitude wherever the counselor is
required to do an assessment and act within the scope of practice
required by their respective licenses.
EDUCATION:Graduate of a master's degree program in an counseling or
related field required by the specific licensure board.
EXPERIENCE:1 year, Healthcare - Psychiatry, Required
A licensed provider with at least 1 year of counseling, crisis
intervention or psychiatric experience.
N.C. provisional license in one of the following: Licensed
Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage Family Therapist
(LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical
Addiction Specialist (LCAS) or licensed psychologist. Must obtain
full licensure in one of the above categories within 3 years from
start date as Triage Specialist.
Acquires Crisis Intervention Response Techniques (CIRT)
certification prior to patient care assignment and maintains on an
BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider training
prior to completion of orientation.
N.C. licensed LPC, LMFT, LCSW, LCAS or licensed psychologist
Keywords: Cone Health, Greensboro , Triage Specialist, Other , Greensboro, North Carolina
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