Catholic Health Initiatives Lead Assessment Clinician, Access Clinical, Our Lady of Peace, Days, Full Time in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Lead Assessment Clinician, Access Clinical, Our Lady of Peace, Days, Full Time

Description

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 a Lead Assessment Clinician.

This position is responsible for the

day to day operations for the admission process including: maintaining waiting

lists, developing/maintaining relationships with key internal and external

stakeholders to facilitate timely and appropriate placement of patients. The

position is also responsible for training, orientation and education of Access

Clinicians on proper department procedures, with particular attention to

teaching abuse/risk/duty to warn reporting, needs assessments, Interqual

criteria, and excellent customer service.

This position also conducts needs

assessments, as needed. The Lead may attend meetings in the absence of the

Access manager, and assists with meeting minutes. Evaluates individuals seeking

psychiatric treatment, conducts intake assessments and makes appropriate level

of care recommendations based on Interqual criteria. Refers patients to

appropriate services and coordinates the intake process for patients admitted

to the Peace Center.

  • Responsible

for day to day operations for the admission process including: A) Maintaining

waiting order/lists when needed. B) Developing/maintaining working

relationships with Nursing, Nursing Managers, BA Managers, and Directors to

facilitate timely and appropriate placement of patients. C)

Developing/maintaining relationships and communication with key referral

sources, community and team.

  • Train

and educate ARC Clinicians/Team Members on proper department procedures with

particular attention to teaching abuse/risk/duty to warn reporting, level of

care/needs assessments, interqual criteria, and excellent customer service.

  • Serves

as the primary onsite resource for physicians, referral sources, team members,

and internal departments along with critiques/provides feedback/suggestions

improvements to department procedures.

  • Demonstrates

through knowledge of interqual criteria, managed care organizations, state and

federal insurance regulations and is able to educate and monitor compliance of

other clinicians to these standards.

  • Facilitates

effective resolution of customer services issues from physicians, receiving

patient care areas, referring agencies/facilities, the business office and

patients/families.

  • Identifies

and explores opportunities for expanding or improving current services. Designs

new ways to approach team members and organizational goals and implements

improvements.

  • Participates

in clinical meetings as designated by either the Manager or Director. Prepares

meeting minutes.

  • Conducts

needs assessments and makes appropriate level of care recommendations based on

interqual criteria, as needed. Refers patients to appropriate services and

coordinates the intake process for patients admitted to the Peace Center.

  • Shares

on-call coverage for the department as outlined by Manager and organizational

need.

  • Demonstrates

knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the

patient to include pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.

Qualifications

Education / Accreditation /Licensure (required & preferred):

Master’s degree in social work or

related field required.

Current certification as a Clinical

Social Worker (CSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed

Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA), Licensed Professional Clinical

Counselor (LPCC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed

Psychological Associate (LPA) in the state of Kentucky preferred.

Ability to complete Healthcare

Provider/Basic Life Support and safe crisis management training and to perform

as needed required.

Experience (required and preferred):

A minimum of one year of

admitting/assessment experience 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.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organizationvalues and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at alltimes.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty andsincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in theirsorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of thehuman community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continuallysurpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive dataat all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specificsafety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of teammembers.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interactseffectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and thebroader health care community.

CatholicHealth Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity EmployersCBKYONE

Job Mental Health (Non-Nursing)

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-OUR LADY OF PEACE-LOUISVILLE

Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0116482