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Marcum Wallace Hospital is a rural Critical Access Hospital (CAH) nestled in the hills of Eastern Kentucky. MWH is looking for a dynamic individual for the position of Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) to work in the Emergency Department (ED). Marcum Wallace Hospital is a verified Level IV Trauma Center, Accredited Chest Pain Center and was the first Critical Access Hospital (CAH) in Kentucky.
This position will allow the BHC to practice independently in the challenging and fast paced environment of the Emergency Department. The BHC can use a wide array of skills including patient assessment, individual counseling, Telehealth and rapid intervention. The BHC will be based in the Emergency Department (ED) and provide face-to-face encounters as well as telehealth assessment and counseling to patients in the area primary care clinics. The Behavioral Health Clinician is responsible for performing level of care assessments with patients who present to the Emergency Department needing behavioral health/substance abuse assistance. Responsible for conducting screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) services with patients presenting to the Emergency Department. Works collaboratively with the Emergency Department physician, nurses, primary care providers (PCP) and local community mental health centers to facilitate proper patient referral and disposition from the Emergency Department. Provides intervention therapy sessions via Telehealth to Project HOME Network primary clinics. Provides clinical assessments for the purpose of disposition plans. Strives for the least restrictive environment within which the patient can achieve resolution of his/her problems, whether that is inpatient admission or referral to an appropriate outpatient service.
Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We’ll also reward your hard work with:
- Great health, dental and vision plans
- Prescription drug coverage
- Flexible spending accounts
- Life insurance w/AD&D
- An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
- Paid time off
- Tuition reimbursement
- And a lot more
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Work Shift:All (United States of America)
Mercy Health provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law. If you require accommodation in the application process please contact our Human Resources Department at (513)952-5280 or by email at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. This department will make sure you get connected with a Human Resources representative that can assist you.