PSYCHIATRIC CRISIS SPECIALIST II

Cleveland Clinic

Vero Beach, FL

Job posting number: #7111903 (Ref:ccf16770762)

Posted: September 27, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Coordinates the treatment and discharge planning needs for psychiatrically acute patients. Conducts a detailed psychosocial assessment. Provides crisis intervention to patients and families with complex psychosocial needs. Acts as Liaison with community agencies to coordinate a safety plan that represents the recommendations of the interdisciplinary team. Adheres to the documentation standards as outlined by the Ohio Department of Mental Health.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the treatment and discharge planning needs for psychiatrically acute patients.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of an appropriate assessment based interdisciplinary treatment plan.
  • Completes comprehensive psychosocial assessment, participates in interdisciplinary rounds.
  • Communicates with interdisciplinary team regarding the discharge planning status of all patients assigned to them.
  • Supervises and/or trains social work graduate students and interns.
  • Intervenes with families exhibiting complex behaviors and dynamics. Communicates with and advocates for patient and family members. Intervenes in cases involving abuse and neglect.
  • Coordinates legal resources to ensure protective services and guardianship as necessary. Provides consultation to medical floors, ER and outpatient areas as needed for patients with complex psychosocial needs.
  • Utilizes core social work competencies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Master's Degree in social work, counseling or related field.

Certifications:

  • Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW); no record of substantiated ethics or patient abuse reports.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Physical Requirements:

  • A high degree of manual dexterity to produce materials on PC; normal or corrected vision, extensive sitting and frequent walking, occasional lifting or carrying up to 25 pounds.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.


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