Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.
Job Role Summary
The Crisis Clinician Specialist provides crisis intervention and support services to psychiatric consumers of all ages.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
This is a grant funded position.
Provides crisis intervention and support services to psychiatric consumers of all ages.
Conducts crisis mental health and substance abuse screenings for consumers and family members.
Evaluates psychosocial status and needs for the development of an appropriate treatment/crisis plan.
Provides daily living skills education when appropriate.
Serves as a referral source for consumers, working cooperatively with community resources/agencies.
Maintains appropriate documentation for all crisis and case management services, including but not limited to, social, psychiatric and medical histories and presenting problems with complete mental status exam.
Provides psychiatric consultation to Eskenazi Health Emergency Room and Medical/Surgical Unit of Eskenazi Health
Conducts screening for suicide and homicide risk.
Screens for acute care services, including Inpatient, Subacute Stabilization and Day Treatment.
Determines level of care for consumers.
Master's degree in Human Services field with a minimal of temporary license with active plan to earn full licensure (LMHC, LCSW, LMFT)
Valid Indiana driver's license
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of consumer served.
Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
Advanced critical thinking regarding assessment, crisis intervention, within a strength-based framework.
Practice in mental health and addictions treatment.
Training in the use and side effects of psychotropic medications.
Ability to gather, interpret and analyze client data.
Experience in providing risk assessments.
Ability to provide case presentation to medical staff.
CPR, CPI and basic first aid.
Strong interpersonal skills/ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both verbal and written communication.
Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation's 150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America's best midsize employers' Eskenazi Health's programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city's primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care - Center of Excellence in Women's Health, just to name a few.