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CONNECT Assessment Specialist MSW

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

The CONNECT Assessment Specialist provides assessment and consultation, working collaboratively with Carilion care teams and external professionals to develop appropriate patient treatment plans and placement for behavioral health patients coming to us through self-referrals, external agencies and hospitals, individual referrals and through our internal departments such as the ED..  Ensures that the patients are placed in settings which provide the appropriate level of care and resources for their individual needs. Provides 24/7 coverage. Supports Carilion’s hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities.
 

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, 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.


Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.

 

Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Masters Degree in Psychology or Social Work required.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in Psychiatry, or  mental health agencies required.

Licensure/Certification: 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. LCSW- eligble preferred

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:

Collaboration:  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: 52593 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Roanoke Memorial Rehab Building 
Shift: Evening/Night 
Shift Details: Weekdays evening/night shift 7:00 pm to 7:00 am

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.