HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Assess Specialist Licensed PRN in Salem VA, Virginia

Licensed Assess Specialist Needed with LewisGale's Response Center PRN - *nights and weekends needed *

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS* 1. *Provides screening, referral and intake services to consumers following established protocols. 2. Secures information necessary to evaluate, access, and screen consumers for clinical needs. 3. *Ensures medical screen examination is performed by a qualified medical professional prior to completion of the initial psychiatric intake assessment. 4. *Performs psychosocial, therapeutic and other evaluations. 5. *Ensures admission and hospital criteria are met. 6. *Ensures confidentiality, privacy, and safety for patients. 7. *Demonstrates knowledge of ECO/TDO according to the Virginia State Code. 8. *Follows established procedures performing job functions. 9. *Follows established safety guidelines. 10. *Works as a member of a team to problem solve and deliver quality care to patients. 11. *Attends all in-services and education requirements; completes departmental Competency Based Orientation and Competency Based Evaluation requirements.


Licensure / Credentials: Required: * BLS Certification * CPI must be obtained within 60 days of employment

Preferred: * Must be license eligible as a licensed clinical social worker or licensed professional counselor * Specialty certification from a national accrediting organization

Experience: Required - One year of experience in inpatient psychiatric setting or one year of experience in related mental health field.

Education: Required: Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or other related curriculum.

TRAINING Required- BLS Certification. CPI.

Title: Assess Specialist Licensed PRN

Location: Virginia-Salem VA-Lewis-Gale Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00005-16442