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Loyola Registry - Psychiatric Liaison - (ED) Assessment and Referral (LCPC, LCSW, LPC, LSW) - 00268826 in Berwyn, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/8097745 nEmployment Type: n

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Loyola University & Medical Center in Chicago has an exciting opportunity for a Registry, Psychiatric Liaison - Emergency Department, Assessment & Referral Team . The Behavioral Health team is seeking future colleagues with a passion to provide advanced behavioral health knowledge and skills including direct and indirect assessment and care to patients and families, crisis intervention, behavioral health education and problem solving in all clinical care areas.

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Performance of direct specialized care with patients who have been identified as needing psychological assessment or interventions beyond the scope of general patient care practice.

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Provides psychiatric and substance use assessments, crisis intervention and consultation to the Emergency Department and nursing units. Responds in person and via telephone to those in behavioral health crises. Provides psychosocial support to patients and families who are in acute distress. Determines appropriate level of care through the assessment process. Facilitates admissions to psychiatric treatment or provides appropriate outpatient referrals when indicated. Completes eligibility/benefit verifications and insurance pre-authorizations. Consults with on-call psychiatrist on all patients. Coordinates incoming transfers to Behavioral Health units from other facilities. Completes legal paperwork prior to admission. Collaborates with nursing staff regarding patients' medical needs and placement on appropriate inpatient psychiatric units.

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Provision and promotion of the delivery of patient care in accordance with Behavioral Health Department standards of quality care consistent with accepted standards of practice. Timely completion of documentation consistent with established policy and procedures within patient medical record.

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+ Master's degree required in Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work

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+ Certification/Licensure: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW) required. Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred.

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+ Excellent communication skills

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+ Ability to manage crisis situations calmly and effectively.

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+ Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations.


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nTrinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion n

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Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

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Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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