Providing mental health assessments in hospitals for patients on legal holds.
Responsible for providing clinical assessment and evaluation services to patients to determine levels of service needed, as well as coordination of referrals to a community resource or behavioral healthcare placement.
Consults with Intake department at inpatient hospitals about the acceptability of admissions.
Represents and distributes information about Wellcare services in a positive educational manner.
Current on referral sources and interacts effectively with patients, peers and other staff on appropriate patient treatment.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with physicians, nursing staff and health professional.
Demonstrates good skills in assessing client's crisis and clinical.
Prepares written report of assessment results in a timely manner (immediately following completed assessment) and includes recommendations for the level of care and treatment needs.
Provides pertinent clinical information to physician and nursing staff who will be reviewing the patient, to ensure a smooth transition.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sedentary work; exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. May involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Previous experience in working with psychiatric/mental health patients
Currently licensed as a RN, fully licensed LCPC, LCSW, LMFT, or licensed intern CPC-I/MFT-I in the state of Nevada
Maintain a valid Nevada Driver's License and insurance
Previous behavioral Health experience beneficial