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Psychiatric Liaison - Psychiatric Emergency

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description We are looking for a Psychiatric Liaison for the Psychiatric Emergency Department at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system. Location: Santa Rosa, CA Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours Shift: 8-hour, Days Job Summary: Responsible for oversight and coordination of requests on the medical floors (as appropriate) for Behavioral Health Services including: emergency room evaluations, psychiatric consultations, and referrals to appropriate psychiatric settings including transfer to inpatient psychiatric units as necessary. Provides psychosocial assessments, community resource information and referrals to patients and families based upon identified patient needs. Performs psychological clinical evaluations and makes independent clinical recommendations based upon clinical assessment. Requires independent psychosocial assessment skills with minimal onsite supervision. Essential Functions:

  • Supports care coordination via bio-psychosocial assessment, program linkage, and mobilization of community resources and referrals.
  • Provides assessment for 5150 criteria and determination of appropriate disposition.
  • Ensures placement or linkage to other support services.
  • Responsible for determination and execution of discharge options to appropriate level of care/service, ensures smooth transition of care.
  • Provides clinical input into treatment and discharge plans, ongoing active collaboration and communication as part of multidisciplinary team. Skills:
    • Able to interact professionally with referral sources and patients on phone and in person.
    • Knowledge of and ability to provide crisis intervention, conflict resolution, problem-solving techniques, brief supportive grief therapy and make appropriate referrals to community services for long-term support.
    • Ability to manage conflict.
    • Ability to efficiently and effectively organize a variety of concurrent activities.
    • Skilled at ability to prioritize and multi-task in an ever-changing array of clinical situations.
    • Flexibility in role and responsibilities based on current needs of organization.
    • Ability to attain certification in management of aggressive behavior as offered by St. Joseph Health System. Minimum Position Requirements: Education: Master's Degree in Psychology or Social Work. Experience:
      • Inpatient experience with adult psychiatric patients.
      • Strong background in clinical assessment and treatment. Licenses/Certifications:
        • California license for independent practice as a mental health clinician such as MFT, LCSW, PhD., O Preferred Position Qualifications: Education: Coursework/Training - Training in crisis intervention and management of aggressive behavior. Experience: 2 years Experience with psychiatric assessment and referral. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: SR356930 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Behavioral Health Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Full time Shift: Day Career Track: Clinical Support Department: 7820 EMERGENCY SVC BH Address: CA Santa Rosa 1165 Montgomery Dr Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Santa Rosa , Psychiatric Liaison - Psychiatric Emergency, Healthcare , Santa Rosa, California

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