The Mental Health Center of Denver

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Licensed Clinician (PRN Clinician - As Needed) 730p-7a AON

at The Mental Health Center of Denver

Posted: 10/24/2018
Job Status: Contract/Temporary, Seasonal
Job Reference #: J3W8FF6NCY17QY65649
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide emergency services, clinical assessments and behavior health treatment including initiating involuntary mental health holds and facilitating access to appropriate treatment services. Work with others in a clinical team environment to help individuals move toward recovery.

SALARY RANGE:

LCSW: $26.88/hr.-$32.26/hr.

LPC: $25.38/hr.-$30.47/hr.

Awake Overnight Differential: $2/hr.

Spanish Language Differential: $2.50/hr.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide triage services including psychological evaluations/crisis identification, crisis interventions, brief therapeutic interventions, and disposition for persons at 24 hour Walk-In-Center. Obtain collateral information and avoid harm and re-traumatization of persons presenting in crisis.
  2. Perform 27-65 evaluations.
  3. Develop strength-based crisis/ treatment plans that promote recovery, resiliency, and engagement with formal and informal systems.
  4. Conduct individual and family interventions that employ evidence-based practices.
  5. Provide telephonic case management services to persons as needed.
  6. Work jointly with treatment team to resolve the crisis including consultation with nursing and on-call psychiatrist as needed.
  7. Assist team in developing safe disposition plan to least restrictive setting.
  8. Coordinate person/family’s use of outside community resources and behavioral health programs.
  9. Maintain accurate and timely clinical records consistent with MHCD and CCC standards including demographic information needed for billing purposes.
  10. Participate in team/department meetings, training, and supervisory sessions as required.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Application Instructions

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