HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Social Worker Lead Psych in Pasadena, Texas

The Clinical Assessment Coordinator in conjunction with the Program Director coordinates the pre-admission assessment process and provides clinical assessments for potential patients. Also, assists with community education with clinical issues and participates with community events such as health fairs. Fulfills departmental responsibilities consistent with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of Bayshore Medical Center.

License / Certifications / Requirements Must be licensed to perform clinical assessments for patients potentially being admitted to a behavioral health program. Education: Possess a Bachelors Degree in Nursing, Masters Degree in Social Work or related field, or have a current Texas RN License. _Experience: _ Prefer 1-3 years experience in a behavioral healthcare setting performing clinical assessments or in a clinical treatment setting. Ability to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations such as being verbally or physically confronted in a threatening or aggressive manner; must be able to work and concentrate amidst distractions such as noise, conversation and foot traffic; ability to handle interruptions often and be able to move from one task to another; must be flexible and not easily frustrated in dealing with differences of opinions.Successful completion of hospital, general nursing, and unit specific orientation. Effective oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with computer technology. Ability to work well with others in a team environment to ensure quality patient care. Strong problem solving and customer service skills. Able to read, write, speak and comprehend English.Posses a thorough knowledge of current behavioral health concepts, principles and methods of treatment. Possess good organization skills and be able to act on multiple tasks. Understand and be able to train on all the state and federal standards regarding behavioral health assessment, petition, medical screening and patient rights.

Title: Social Worker Lead Psych

Location: Texas-Pasadena-Bayshore Medical Center - Pasadena

Requisition ID: 00009-65240