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Assessment Specialist - Part Time

Company: Copper Springs
Location: Avondale
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Overview: Part Time Assessment SpecialistFriday and Saturday Schedule - -Copper Springs, operated jointly with Lifepoint Behavioral Health and Springstone, seeks passionate, patient-centric, and goal-oriented team members to join our team. We specialize in compassionate behavioral health services, including crisis stabilization, inpatient care, and outpatient treatment for acute mental health and substance use treatment. Our philosophy is built on a psychosocial model of care to decrease suicide rates, decrease addiction-related deaths, reverse the decline in life expectancy, and improve productivity in the communities we serve. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, and flexible scheduling so you can focus on what matters-providing quality patient care. Join our team in Avondale, Arizona, to build a career that touches lives. -Members of our team Enjoy:

  • Working with a highly engaged staff
  • Healthy staffing levels
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Career growth
  • Competitive compensation
  • UKG Wallet - We've partnered with UKG Wallet, a voluntary Earned Wage Access benefit, to offer employees access to their pay on their own schedule. - - - Position Details:
    Receives inquiry calls and assists the caller with scheduling a face-to-face assessment or triage to the appropriate community referral.Assesses or ensures assessment by a qualified mental health professional of patients who present for assessment.Screens for medical and behavioral emergency conditions.Performs a comprehensive assessment and quality therapeutic care to patients seeking treatment of substance abuse, dual diagnosis or psychiatric or emotional disorders; coordinates with the clinical team/on-call physician to ensure these needs are met either at the facility or other appropriate community provider.Interprets treatment to patient and family to help reduce fear and other attitudes obstructing acceptance of care and continuation of treatment.Completes the administrative processes of admission and precertification of care with external payers, as necessary. Qualifications: Requirements:
    Master's degree in social work or counseling requiredCurrent unencumbered clinical social work, counseling license or per state of practice guidelines.Valid driver's license and a favorable Motor Vehicle Report (MVR), along with proof of insurance when using own auto.Ability to meet typing keyboard expectations.CPR and CPI certified within 30 days.Experience:
    Prior experience in a psychiatric healthcare facility working with adult and geriatric patients preferred.Must have strong clinical assessment skills. - - - -

Keywords: Copper Springs, Avondale , Assessment Specialist - Part Time, Other , Avondale, Arizona

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