Crisis Consultant MSW OR RN
Employment Type: Full-Time
Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care. Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York.
LOCATION: PUTNAM HOSPITAL: PER DIEM NIGHT SHIFT
JOB SUMMARY: Develops and maintains an environment which supports service excellence behaviors. Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and/or employees by being aware of the safety and health policies of the hospital and adhering to and enhancing these policies via the identification/reporting/correcting of unsafe conditions. Complies with established department/hospital policies, rules and regulations. When on call, responds in the most timely manner to a direct client request for help, or to the Emergency Department's request for consultation. Provides the most immediate assessment of mental and emotional status during the crisis phase of a disturbance or a request for help. Develops and implements the most appropriate and immediate plan for crisis resolution
Education/Licensure/Registration/Certification: An MSW degree and NYS certification as a clinical social worker/ an RN with a BSN but MSN is preferred/ Clinical Psychologist MS but Phd is preferred Work
Experience: Minimum of two years professional experience in clinical practice, or a Registered Professional Nurse with a minimum of three years experience in psychiatric nursing.
Complies with established department/hospital policies, rules and regulations. Below Expectation Meets Expectation Exceeds Expectation Reports absence prior to shift in accordance with department policy. Adheres to Hospital dependability standards as set forth in policy. Works holiday and weekend commitment as necessary. Schedules time off in advance. Adheres to established schedule for lunch and rest periods. Adheres to established dress code. Adheres to provisions of Patient Bill of Rights. Always wears Employee Identification Badge in appropriate and visible fashion. Adheres to all policies at PHC. Adheres to Health assessment policies.
Criteria: When on call, responds in the timeliest manner to a direct client request for help, or to the Emergency Department's request for consultations. Below Expectation Meets Expectation Exceeds Expectation Is consistently reliable to be available when assigned to be on-call, or provides for adequate alternate coverage. Consistently responds by telephone to client calling the crisis line, within 15 minutes of request. Consistently responds to an Emergency Department request for consultation within one hour of request.
Provides the most immediate assessment of mental and emotional status during the crisis phase of a disturbance or a request for help. Below Expectations Meets Expectations Exceeds Expectations Demonstrates ability to actively listen and to effect a calming influence on the person in crisis. Demonstrates ability to consistently, selectively gather pertinent data from the person in crisis. Demonstrates ability to accurately assess the current:
Develops and implements the most appropriate and immediate plan for crisis resolution. Below Expectations Meets Expectations Exceeds Expectations Demonstrates ability to formulate adequate plans for resolution of crisis. Demonstrates ability to accurately communicate (written and verbal) decisions and recommendations to the client and to other members of the treatment team.
Location: Carmel-PHC 670 Stoneleight Avenue
Work Type: Per Diem
Work Schedule: Night
Org Unit: 936
Department: Crisis Intervention
Original Posting Date: 10/30/2020
EOE, including disability/vets.
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