Prairie St. John's, a 110-bed psychiatric care facility located in Fargo, North Dakota, has been providing services for children, adolescents and adults to address mental health issues, chemical dependency or addiction and co-occurring disorders since 1997. Prairie offers a full-service psychiatric and addiction Continuum of Care. This Continuum of Care includes inpatient hospitalization, partial hospitalization, residential treatment, intensive outpatient services and clinic services. Prairie St. John's currently has a Needs Assessment Counselor position available. The candidates selected will be responsible for the following:
Effectively handling phone calls and walk ins, collecting demographic and clinical information in order to triage for an assessment, clinic appointment or referral
Completing a thorough comprehensive needs assessment to determine appropriate level of care including obtaining and reviewing information from community providers
Is aware of safety and risk factors and situations and takes proactive steps to reduce risk
Effectively and concisely communicating assessment results with physicians, referents, patients and families, and staff regarding findings and disposition
The individual will be scheduled to work one weekend per month Friday and Saturday from 11 pm - 7:30 am. Additional hours available.