CONNECT Assessment Specialist RN - Weekend Nights 7pm-7am

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Night
Facility:  Carilion Roanoke Memorial Rehab Building
Requisition Number:  104519

Job Summary

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.

Clinically assesses individuals and makes treatment recommendations which represent sound clinical judgment. Manages the multiple factors and variables that interplay in the decision-making process for determining and following through with treatment recommendations. Balances and coordinates the needs of referral sources, physicians and clients/patients. Manages multiple situations at one time--of which many are crisis oriented. Provides appropriate feedback and follow-up to all all involved in in the referral process. Understands the symptomatology of psychiatric and addictive disorders, and utilizes good judgment in knowing when to consult the CONNECT Director, Medical Director, Psychiatrist, or other professional. Has good working knowledge of the psychiatric community and support agencies, both public and private.   Provides support through communication, organizing, prioritizing, facilitating, and problem solving, in order to ensure the success of appropriate patient placement, excellent customer service, and appropriate throughput.  Must demonstrate customer service excellence and competence in fast paced, stressful environment due to demands from multiple sources.  The individual must possess the ability to organize, prioritize and frequently shift prioritizes in an unpredictable environment.  The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development through the life span, possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status, interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s needs relative to his or her age.

Welcome to the next phase of your rewarding nursing career. Welcome to Carilion Clinic, an organization of comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices and other complementary services. Our affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions provide additional opportunities for research and education. Joining us, you can expect supportive leadership, inter-professional teamwork, state-of-the-art technology, extensive training and innovative learning, and advancement potential.

Minimum Qualifications

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/Certifications/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.


Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.


Requisition Number: 104519 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Roanoke Memorial Rehab Building 
Shift: Night 
Shift Details: Full Time, Friday-Sunday 7pm-7am, Other nights considered as well
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4036 
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Carilion Total Rewards

What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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