Catholic Health Initiatives Assessment Clinician I-Triage, Mobile Assessment, Evenings, PRN in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Assessment Clinician I-Triage, Mobile Assessment, Evenings, PRN


Our Lady of Peace recently celebrated being named one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2016! We are one of the country’s largest private, non-profit psychiatric/mental health hospitals. The facility offers the most comprehensive array of psychiatric treatment and substance abuse services in the state, including specialized programs and services along the full continuum of care, including inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programming for all ages, including children, adolescents, and adults. We offer competitive benefits for all FT or PT positions.

Our Lady of Peace is currently hiring for an Assessment Clinician 1.

Evaluates individuals seeking behavioral health/substance use treatment and seeks justification for admission. Conducts evaluations at local hospitals, Our Lady of Peace, and other community agencies and facilities. Refers patients to appropriate services and assists in the intake process for those patients admitted. Determines provisional diagnosis and discusses treatment recommendations with patient, family, and medical providers. Coordinates level of care expectations with physicians, Assessment Referral Center, personnel, patient care units, and external agencies.

Develops relationships with community partners by consistently providing quality services. Conducts insurance pre-certifications for individuals evaluated. May provide assessment services for various patient populations including pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. KentuckyOne Medical Staff and Board of Directors under the EMTALA policy consider Assessment Referral Center Clinicians who are employed by the hospital, and qualified to perform emergency screening exams/assessments by education, experience, and demonstrated current competence as “Qualified Medical Persons” to conduct emergency behavioral health and substance use screening exams.


Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

Master’s Degree in Social Work or other related fields


OR - BSN and one year of experience in related field.

Ability to complete Healthcare Provider/Basic Life Support

and safe crisis management training and to perform as needed required.

Experience (requiredand preferred):

One year of experience

in mental health field and previous experience in crisis intervention or an

assessment/diagnostic setting preferred.

For Mobile

Assessment Clinicians – valid driver’s license required.

  • For

those hired after November 14, 2016, KentuckyOne Health will verify education

required by the position, through primary source verification, prior to

beginning employment. Education verification will also include the collection

of a high school diploma or equivalent, transcript, or other written validation

of education.

Job Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing)


Daily Schedule 2

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Every

Req ID: 2017-R0130532