Emergency Response Team Counselor in Martinsville, VA at Sovah Health - Martinsville

Date Posted: 12/15/2019

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Job Description

SOVAH Health - Martinsville

Assumes principle responsibility for behavioral health level of care assessments for individuals presenting to the Emergency Department in psychiatric or emotional crisis situations and for other patients referred for psychiatric evaluation.  Assumes principle responsibility for facilitating placement of patients in need of inpatient psychiatric care.  Requires flexibility in scheduling to insure 24/7 on-call coverage.

Job Requirements

Minimum of two years recent experience in behavioral health field, preferably with expertise in family, marital, group and individual therapy.  Graduate of school of mental health counseling, social work, psychology, professional nursing or other related human services field.  Basic Life Support (BLS)– if not current, training required.   Therapeutic Options (de-escalation course) required within 90 days of employment.
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