Performs comprehensive psychiatric and chemical dependency evaluations for patients at ESJH/ELMC.
Thoroughly completes a Behavioral Health Assessment, obtains collateral information when necessary, and develops diagnoses, risk assessment, and treatment plan recommendations.
Provides appropriate recommendations for outpatient treatment or admission to inpatient services.
Works closely with the patient, BH team, EWP physicians, and EWP inpatient units in planning and organizing admissions.
Ensures/coordinates the business management of providing patient care services, including verifying patient demographics, identifying ability to pay for services, verifying insurance benefits, and pre-certifying services.
Is knowledgeable of and adheres to EHC policies and procedures and all pertinent state and federal regulatory standards (e.g. JCAHO, HCFA, EMTALA, ADAD, HIPAA).
Masters level or equivalent in nursing, social work, psychology, counseling, or other human services field, with 3 years experience in psychiatric and chemical dependency assessments
Current professional license to practice in Colorado, as a PsyD, PhD, EdPsy, RN, LAC, LMFT, LPC, or LCSW
Mandatory EWP Crisis Management Training within one year of hire
BLS certification from American Heart Association
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SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.