Behavioral Health Clinician, Behavioral Health Physicians
Atlantic Health (SP)
Required Education: High School
Internal Number: 109575980
Atlantic Health System is currently seeking a full-time Behavioral Health Clinician for the Behavioral Health Physicians Department to work 9a-5p at Newton Medical Center.
The Clinician position will be part of the Psychiatric Consult Liaison team at Newton Medical Center, providing clinical services, short-term therapy, psychiatric interviewing and coordination of care to patients admitted to the inpatient medical floors. The Clinician will work in conjunction with the psychiatric providers, psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners, to provide services as requested by the medical teams caring for medically admitted patients. The Clinician will coordinate care with nursing, social work and medical care managers to optimize patient's discharge plans. The position will enhance a clinician's knowledge base of comorbid medical psychiatric presentations as well developing a broader understanding of the mind/body connection in treatment.
Job Function: 01. Establishes Rapport Listens to patient Exhibits empathy; positive regard/non-judgmental . Demonstrates knowledge about patient . Positive feedback from patients Age Specific Competencies: Pediatric, Adult, Geriatric
Job Function: 02. Conducts initial and follow-up assessments/interviews for patients. Documents findings timely and concisely in established documentation format with Adequate detail. Clearly identifies reason for requesting treatment. Reviews and interviews collateral contacts (referral source; family; prior tx records) as identified and needed when appropriate. Completes and documents designated safety assessment and issues (substance misuse, suicidal processes, social stressors, firearms) Age Specific Competencies: Pediatric, Adult, Geriatric
Job Function: 03. Assesses clinical findings and formulates case presentation. Identifies all relevant problem areas, with disposition Provides clinical analyses of findings. Completes a safety assessment, formulation and mitigation plan. Identifies treatment interventions/strategies required & level of care Sets priorities & identifies initial treatment focus, referral needs; need for additional information Age Specific Competencies: Pediatric, Adult, Geriatric
Job Function: 04. Establishes Treatment Objectives. Determines accurate / clear problem statements Writes clear, measurable, relevant objectives. Communicates treatment objectives to medical providers, nursing and social work team members. Assures accuracy of communication of treatment objectives with coordinating teams (medical, nursing, social work.) Reassess treatment objectives based on ongoing clinical findings. Indicates family/collateral involvement when appropriate. Age Specific Competencies: Pediatric, Adult, Geriatric
Job Function: 05. Provides clinically appropriate and validated therapeutic interventions and techniques. Understanding of patient-centered formulation of treatment concerns and dynamics Identifies defenses, problem thinking, attitudes, behaviors, coping styles Applies appropriate interventions based upon evidenced based, best practices Assesses/monitors patient progress Demonstrates knowledge of family, cultural, social, religious factors impacting treatment Makes appropriate referrals Age Specific Competencies: Pediatric, Adult, Geriatric
Job Function: 06. Maintains Complete & Accurate Medical Records All appropriate documentation/forms are present, accurate & signed Medical record documentation is coherent, in accordance with established practices, timely, reviewed for errors Documentation reflects progress per goals and objectives Age Specific Competencies: Pediatric, Adult, Geriatric
Job Function: 07. Complies with Department Business/Administrative Requirements Maintains confidentiality of patient & medical record; zero violations Completes data and statistical elements as defined. Actively participates in departmental analytical needs and quality/performance improvement initiatives. Maintains accurate & timely record of insurance/managed care data and other such functions in accurate & timely fashion Meets designated productivity standards Participates in outreach and marketing efforts.
Master in Counseling Masters in Psychology Master in Social Work LAC/LSW preferred
2 + years experience working in medical or healthcare behavioral health setting.
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.