Behavioral Health Consultant

    Upper Chesapeake Health
    501 S Union Ave, Havre De Grace, MD
    Full-time

    Job Description

    Serves as the behavioral health evaluator in the Emergency Department. Provides direct crisis intervention services to the child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations. Communicates with healthcare and community professionals to facilitate quality patient care. Applies knowledge of diagnostic criteria to evaluate and recommend the appropriate level of care for the behavioral health patient. May also evaluate patients on the inpatient units that require psychiatric evaluations and collaborate with psychiatrist for admission, placement, #or other discharge planning.# Also may provide support to Behavioral Health Services inpatient unit and Intensive Outpatient Program by assisting with case management activities including utilization review, discharge planning, and groups. # Education # Training:# Maryland licensure at the LCPC or LCSW-C required.# # Work Orientation # Experience: Minimum of five years of psychiatric clinical experience.", "

    Serves as the behavioral health evaluator in the Emergency Department. Provides direct crisis intervention services to the child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations. Communicates with healthcare and community professionals to facilitate quality patient care. Applies knowledge of diagnostic criteria to evaluate and recommend the appropriate level of care for the behavioral health patient. May also evaluate patients on the inpatient units that require psychiatric evaluations and collaborate with psychiatrist for admission, placement, or other discharge planning. Also may provide support to Behavioral Health Services inpatient unit and Intensive Outpatient Program by assisting with case management activities including utilization review, discharge planning, and groups.

    Education & Training: Maryland licensure at the LCPC or LCSW-C required.

    Work Orientation & Experience: Minimum of five years of psychiatric clinical experience.
    Posting ID: 548980638Posted: 2020-02-13