Assessment Specialist (PRN/As Needed) (RN or Masters required)

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Piedmont Healthcare
Published
June 22, 2022
Location
Macon, Georgia
Job Type
PRN  

Description

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Assessment Specialist (PRN/As Needed) (RN or Masters required) Piedmont Macon Medical Hospital

Job Number: 1072449

Piedmont Macon Medical Center - Macon, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: PRN

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Assessment Specialist, in conjunction with the Intake Manager, coordinates the pre-admission assessment process and provides clinical assessments for potential patients. The Assessment Specialist responds to all calls for information related to psychiatric resources and inquiries about psychiatric services offered. The Assessment Specialist assists callers with accessing the most appropriate level of service and service provider, to meet the needs of the patient.  This position works collaboratively with the Intake team to perform behavioral health assessments and coordinate psychiatric resources and information for patients.

Requirements

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field and holds a professional license as an independent mental health professional within the State of Georgia or;
  • Associates’ or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Master’s preferred, with experience as outlined below.

 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Licensed to perform clinical assessments to determine level of care needs and to provide a diagnostic impression according to the current version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual required.
  • Must hold and maintain current licensure as a mental health professional, such as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or RN license (for RN prefer at least 3 years in an applicable mental health environment) in the State of Georgia.
  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and Certification
  • CPI Certified within 90 days of hire required.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: 

  • Prefer 1-3 years’ experience in a behavioral healthcare setting performing clinical assessments or in a clinical treatment setting (3 years minimum required for RN’s).

Diversity & Inclusion

At Piedmont Healthcare we embrace diverse ideas, perspectives, and skills to create a collaborative workplace where the best talent wants to succeed. We celebrate differences and recognize that they allow us to care for our community.

Excellence at Work

Piedmont is a certified Great Place to Work™-- a national designation based on employee feedback about trust, workplace culture and experience. In 2019, Forbes named Piedmont one of Georgia’s 10 best employers and the highest-ranked healthcare provider.

 

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