Posted in Education and Training
Location:Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20016
Category:Social Work/Mental Health
$5,000 SIGN ON BONUS
NEW MARKET RATES
GENERAL SUMMARY: Provides ancillary service to the Emergency and Psychiatry Departments in the evaluation of patients who present to the ED with behavioral health complaints which may or may not require hospitalization. Provides expeditious patient assessments and collaborates with medical providers in determining the appropriate disposition and treatment for behavioral health and other vulnerable patients in the emergency department to ensure safe treatment, discharge and transition plan. Serves as a resource to patients' families and the community.
While functioning in ED or inpatient behavioral health, staff is responsible for patient care, displaying skills in assessment, treatment planning, individual, group, and family counseling for the behavioral health service. Additionally, he/she is expected to function as a member of the multidisciplinary team and participate in the unit community relations program.
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