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Behavioral Health Care Coordinator PRN Day Shift in DeLand, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    DeLand, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    2/12/2019
  • Job ID:
    19002183
  • Job Function
    Behavioral
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth DeLand

Job Description


Description
Behavioral Health Care Coordinator AdventHealth Deland
Location Address: 701 West Plymouth Avenue, Deland Florida 32720
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Deland
  • Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • Top 100 Companies for Working Families in Central Florida
  • Awarded the Gold Seal of approval from Joint Commission
Work Hours/Shift:
  • PRN Day Shift
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Screens patients presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) with complaints related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues.
  • Provides referral resources to patients in the Emergency Department who do not meet criteria for admission to the Behavioral Health Unit (BHU).
  • Assists and arranges discharge to other behavioral health facilities for patients who do not meet criteria for admission to the BHU, but require in-patient behavioral health treatment.
  • Coordinates discharges to Baker Act Receiving Facilities for patients in the ED and on the BHU.
  • Acts as a resource for behavioral health needs to ED staff, in-patient nursing units, patients, and family.

Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Associates Degree in Nursing along with a current and valid nursing license for the state of Florida OR Bachelors’ degree in psychology, social work, mental health counseling, or related field
  • One year of clinical mental health/substance abuse experience or related experience
  • One year experience in psychiatric setting or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:
  • Complete Aggression Control Techniques, CPR, First Aid and AIDS training during the first ninety (90) days of employment.
 
Job Summary:

The Behavioral Health Care Coordinator functions under the Behavioral Health Unit and reports to the Director of ED and Behavioral Health. The Behavioral Health Care Coordinator is a highly responsible and specialized direct service clinical worker functioning as a screener serving a variety of populations who have mental and substance abuse issues.  The Behavioral Health Care Coordinator works in the ED and the BHU and serves as a liaison between the two departments to coordinate admissions and care of behavioral health patients.  Work involves screening and assessing patients for appropriate psychiatric disposition, obtaining authorizations for services and treatment, and making referrals to community agencies. 



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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