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Emergency Services Clinician

Alleghany County, VA

Posted: 06/13/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 38806 Compensation: 50,000

Job Description

Job Overview - Emergency Services Clinician:
Our client is seeking a dedicated Emergency Services Clinician to join their expanding healthcare team. This role involves providing crisis intervention, crisis counseling, assessment, and psychiatric hospital pre-admission screening for individuals within the AHCS catchment area. If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of individuals in crisis, this opportunity is perfect for you!

Location: Alleghany County, VA
Compensation: $50,000 - $55,000/year
Schedule: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday


Responsibilities as the Emergency Services Clinician:
  • Crisis Intervention: Provide immediate crisis intervention and counseling to individuals in crisis, either through telehealth or in-person at local hospitals and jails.
  • Assessment: Conduct thorough assessments, including psychiatric history, medication compliance, capacity to care for basic needs, potential substance abuse, and risk of harm.
  • Pre-Admission Screening: Perform psychiatric hospital pre-admission screenings for adults, adolescents, and children in need of inpatient hospital admission.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with police, magistrates, doctors, and family members to determine the best possible outcomes and treatments for clients.
  • Face-to-Face Assessments: Conduct face-to-face assessments to determine the least restrictive treatment option for individuals in crisis.
  • Training: Complete extensive training as a Virginia Pre-screener to ensure competency in pre-screening.
Qualifications for the Emergency Services Clinician:
  • Experience: Minimum of 1 year of experience working with individuals diagnosed with mental health or substance use disorders.
  • Education: Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Psychology.
  • Licensure: LPC, LCSW, LCP, or Licensed Eligible (LMHP-R or LMHP).
  • Driver’s License: Valid driver’s license.
  • Skills: Excellent communication, time management, and computer skills; ability to work well within a team setting and handle crisis situations effectively.
Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, TAG MedStaffing will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
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