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Novant Health Behavorial Health Therapist II in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Novant Health is seeking an experienced behavioral health therapist II. At Novant Health, we are committed to the career growth of therapists. Here, you will be working at top of your license.

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families, and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities

  • Education: Master's Degree required.

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related field required.

  • Experience: One year of experience required. Crisis, Emergency, or acute care experience preferred.

  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current license – LPC/LCMHC, LCSW, or Clinical Psychologist, LMFT and LCAS alone do not meet requirements for ED BH Access Therapists.

  • Additional Skills Required: Good working knowledge of computers. Ability to care for Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Age Specific populations. Strong behavioral health assessment skills. Obtain Nonviolent Crisis Intervention certification and Basic Life Support (BLS) within 3 months of hire.

In This Position You Will

  • Perform a comprehensive evaluation of high-risk voluntary and involuntary emergency department (ED) patients and their relevant systems of support to formulate diagnoses, plans of care and appropriate interventions based on patients' strengths and needs

  • Complete comprehensive documentation of the risk assessment for each patient to include patient demographics, collateral source information, psychiatric, substance use, social and functional assessment, mental status, history of presenting illness, suicide risk, violence risk, diagnoses, impression, and plan of care

  • Document all activities in the electronic medical record according to departmental standards

  • Complete reports consistent with regulatory requirements for the Office of Children’s Services and Adult Protective Services according to established policy and procedure

  • Provide advanced de-escalation and other support within the ED and areas throughout the hospital as a member of the psychiatric rapid response team (P-RRT)

  • Utilize a high level of mental and emotional intelligence to meet patients' and their family's needs

  • Use an even-temperament when providing care, uses tact, sensitivity, sound judgment, and a professional attitude when relating to patients, families, and visitors while developing comprehensive treatment and discharge plans

  • Identify and offers the necessary services, resources, and opportunities for the patient’s safe discharge to the community

  • It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters teamwork, team member engagement and community involvement.

  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.

  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

External Posting Title: Behavorial Health Therapist II

Job Opening ID: 2020-78852

Name: BH-Access

Name: 7:00pm-7:00am

IF PRN or Other, Provide Specifics: job requires 4 weekend shifts per 6 week time track

External Company URL: https://www.novanthealth.org/careers.aspx