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Assessment Counselor/Intake

Job Code:  100258
Facility: Ridge Behavioral Health System
Location: LEXINGTON, KY US United States
Region: United States
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Professionals
FTE: .01
Position Summary:
The Assessment and Referral Counselor provides telephonic and in person risk assessment and crisis intervention, initial contact with referral sources and potential patients, coordinates the referral and intake process, determines appropriate level of care, facilitates the admission process and maintains communication with referral sources, families, patients and unit staff. The Assessment Referral Counselor also assists the Physician by providing face to face clinical assessments, including the history of presenting illness, family dynamics and supporting psychosocial information.
 
Requirements
Education
• Masters degree in Counseling, Psychology, or Human Services field, licensed RN or Masters in Social Work.
Experience
• Prior intake, assessment, admission and crisis intervention experience with a psychiatric mental health population, preferably in an inpatient setting.
• Three years experience and knowledge in the area of mental health.
Certifications/Licensure
• NCI (nonviolent crisis intervention) required. This training also offered upon hire.
Other Skills
• Prefer knowledge of crisis intervention and risk assessment, psychiatric diagnoses symptomology, basic chemical dependency, age specific growth and development and crisis and behavior management.

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