Supports Carilion`s hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. Provides assessment and consultation, working collaboratively with Carilion care teams and external professionals. Assumes accountability for appropriate patient placement, patient flow and resource utilization of behavioral health patients coming to us through self-referrals, external agencies and hospitals, individual referrals and through our internal departments such as the ED. Facilitates effective two way communication and resolution of issues to support Carilion Clinic`s goals and objectives. Provides 24/7 support while delivering quality service through a team oriented, collaborative approach.
Position provides mental health assessments in Connect Assessments in the Emergency Departments. Triage is provided psychiatric transfer requests from hospitals and admissions from the general public. Connect works in a state of art enviroment with the latest technology to provide compassionate and expert care.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing required. Bachelor`s Degree preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in Psychiatry, or mental health agencies required.
Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Current Virginia RN license required. De-escalation training must be successfully completed within four months of hire and then maintained going forward. Must be able to obtain AHA BLS-HCP.
Other Minimum Qualifications: Meets documented age specific criteria to provide crisis assessment services to adult, child and adolescent clients/patients. Excellent communication and customer service skills required . Strong computer skills required. Must be flexible and be willing to work as a team player.
Inspiring Better Health at Carilion Clinic
Every day at Carilion Clinic, our employees come together to inspire better health in our patients, their families and our communities. Explore how you can be a part of this diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary patient-centered team, and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of others.
As an employee, you can take advantage of our competitive pay, various scheduling options, continuing education opportunities and excellent benefits.
Based in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic includes multi-specialty physician practices, seven not-for-profit hospitals and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in partnership with Virginia Tech.
Service Excellence and Quality are hallmarks of Carilion Clinic. As a team member, you will be expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service. As an employee, you will demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, families, visitors and with each other.
Equal Opportunity EmployerMinorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.
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Carilion Clinic is the leading healthcare provider in southwest Virginia, and we are building the foundation to become one of the leading healthcare organizations in the nation. With eight hospitals and more than 12,000 employees, we are committed to providing high-quality, comprehensive, compassionate healthcare to the communities we serve. This commitment includes an ongoing effort to recruit outstanding professionals to join our award-winning healthcare team.
We are the largest healthcare employer in southwest Virginia, and we continue to grow in size and prominence. We have premier facilities with state-of-the-art medical equipment, and we have a talented team of healthcare professionals. Our Total Rewards package includes competitive pay, comprehensive benefits and employee recognition. We reward our employees from hire to retire. Our hospitals and facilities are located throughout southwest Virginia, which offers spectacular views of nearby lakes and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains.
Carilion Clinic is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.