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Behavioral Health Therapist - Emergency Response - Flexi/ Days

Company: Sentara
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

City/StateHarrisonburg, VAOverviewWork ShiftWeekend NIghts (United States of America)Sentara Healthcare is HiringBehavioral Health Therapist - Psychiatric Emergency Response ServiceHarrisonburg,VAThis is a flexi position with day shift hours.This position is for the PERS (Psychiatric Emergency Response Service) team. The clinician is a licensed or license eligible master's level clinician (license eligible for LPC or LCSW). The position requires assessing patients in the emergency department for mental health or substance use issues and evaluation for level of treatment needed. Must possess excellent skills for crisis assessment, documentation, and excellent phone skills, as this position requires contact with other agencies and hospitals.Benefits: Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Sick, Tuition Reimbursement, a 401k/403B, 401a, Performance Plus Bonus, Career Advancement Opportunities, Work Perks and more.Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth.Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve!Job SummaryUnder the supervision and direction of a licensed therapist (licensed clinical social worker or licensed professional counselor) , the Behavioral Health Therapist is responsible for the provision of social work/counseling services to patients receiving care in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Assesses the social, psychological, cultural, environmental, and financial situation, as well as disposition needs, for each assigned patient. Collaborates with patients, families, healthcare team members, and community agencies to develop and implement plans to address identified needs. Evaluates effectiveness of plans and initiates change as needed.Qualifications:MLD - Master's Level Degree (Required)Basic Life Support (BLS) - Other/NationalSkillsActive Listening, Communication, Coordination, Critical Thinking, Mgmt of Financial Resources, Mgmt of Material Resources, Microsoft Office, Monitoring, Negotiation, Reading Comprehension, Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Systems Analysis, Time Management, Troubleshooting, WritingSentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at ecfr.gov for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.
In support of our mission "to improve health every day," this is a tobacco-free environment.

Keywords: Sentara, Harrisonburg , Behavioral Health Therapist - Emergency Response - Flexi/ Days, Healthcare , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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