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Intake Clinician - PRN - Bullhead City, AZBullhead City, Arizona

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Talas Harbor, managed by Kindred Behavioral Health, is seeking a passionate, creative and goal-oriented PRN Intake Cliniciantojoin the team at the behavioral health hospital in Bullhead City, AZ. We specialize in compassionate behavioral health services, including crisis stabilization for acute mental health and substance use disorders. Our philosophy is built on a psychosocial model of care and follows the core principles of resilience, recovery and restoration.

We are looking for someone who will have an immediate impact on expanding on our success, growing our services and fulfilling our mission of improving the lives of all we touch.

Job Summary:

This individual is responsible for working with internal and external customers to identify patients appropriate for admission to the Behavioral Health Unit. The individual is responsible for conducting a crisis assessment as identified in the essential job specific functions. The individual will work under the supervision of a licensed clinician.

Essential Functions: (Those functions that the individual who holds the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of reasonable accommodation).

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced hospital environment
  • Ability to have flexible hours in order to meet business needs
  • Demonstrates effective understanding of legal issues associated with assessment/admission for Voluntary vs. Involuntary status, i.e. 72 Hour Hold, EMTALA and Mental Inquest Warrant processes as defined in state of practice
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with internal and external customers as well as maintains patient/family confidentiality and provides sensitive, respectful and compassionate customer service at all times
  • Ability to work with children, adolescents or adults (18 and over) experiencing mental illness and acute psychiatric crisis
  • Must demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of conducting a crisis assessments that includes a mental status exam, suicide and violence assessment, substance abuse assessment, and preliminary diagnosis
  • Knowledge of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder V (DSM V) or most current version
  • Understanding of mental illness and stages of development
  • Ability to present clinical findings to attending psychiatrist and charge nurse
  • Ability to coordinate the transfer of patients from other facilities
  • Ability to use a computer to register patients and verify insurance eligibility

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Expectations:

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have good and regular attendance
  • Approximate percent of time required to travel
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


Qualifications

Education:

  • Preferred: Masters Level Licensure from Arizona Board of Behavioral Health in area of specialty. License in good standing. 
  • Preferred: Masters Level Licensure from another state with the potential for reciprocity with the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health in area of specialty. 
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Psychology
  • Minimum High School Diploma

Licenses/Certifications (Preferred):

  • Licensed Associate Counselors (LAC) 
  • Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSW) as well a clinical licenses to include: 
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT), LCSW’s and LPC’s
  • Licenses/Certification: LMSW, LCSW LPC-A, LPC, LMFT, LMFT-A
  • Independent Practice Scope Licensure in State of Practice preferred.  
  • Licensed Bachelors in Social Work Behavioral Health Technician Certification

Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a psychiatric setting with license. Experience in crisis counseling and crisis evaluations preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a psychiatric setting with Bachelors. Experience in crisis counseling and crisis evaluation preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a psychiatric setting with experience in crisis counseling and crisis evaluation
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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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Our caring, compassionate caregivers and team members are proud to lead the way in providing compassionate behavioral health services. If you are interested in joining our team, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care and outstanding service in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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