PRN SHIFT- Must be flexible for all shifts, including weekends
The Behavioral Health Clinician is responsible for the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of Behavioral Health Access Service functions for psychiatric and/or chemically dependent patients of all ages and their involved families in accordance with legal, regulatory and accreditation requirements, and the goals of the organization and Behavioral Health Services Department.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Assists emergency room (ER) physicians, as well as medical floor physicians, by giving initial impressions and assessments of psychiatric and chemical dependency patients.
Coordinates and facilitates the Mandatory Outpatient Treatment (MOT) of patients from the ER and medical floors that require inpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency stabilization and treatment.
Coordinates and facilitates Order of Protective Custody (OPC) through the local Mental Health Court for inpatient medical unit patients who require involuntary psychiatric treatment.
Assists the Behavioral Health Outpatient Program with assessments and group therapy and other essential duties as required.
Answers all incoming calls, as part of the information and referral process. Meets with walk-ins in the ER and for the Behavioral Health Outpatient Program as needed. Performs initial call triage.
Facilitates assessment appointments. Provides service and program appointments. Tracks and maintains the call database. Tracks and follows-up with referrals and information requests (includes those from EAPs, Primary Care Physicians, etc.).
Implements and monitors regarding client satisfaction and service effectiveness, and participates in quality improvement activities and initiatives.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of psychotherapy and related tests, measures and recovery techniques and practices.
Knowledge of counseling and therapy techniques.
Ability to interpret diagnostic interviews and test data.
Ability to conduct individual and group psychotherapy.
Ability to analyze behavioral deficits.
Ability to develop plans for implementing and monitoring rehabilitation activities, skill acquisition and behavior management.
Demonstrated communications and problem solving skills.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Masters' or Bachelors plus 2 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
- EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Lic Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Lic Masters Social Worker (LMSW), Lic Professional Counselor (LPC), Registered Nurse (RN): Must have one of the following: -- LCSW - Lic Clinical Social Worker -- LMSW - Lic Masters Social Worker -- LPC - Lic Professional Counselor- (Independent Lic) -- RN - Registered Nurse.- (Experience in Psych)
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!