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Beyond a great professional environment, Abington – Jefferson Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to full and part-time employees. A few highlights include medical, dental, sick time, vacation and holiday specialty certifications, discount parking, direct deposit, credit union, on-site childcare and more!

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Job #9242765
Crisis Intervention Clinician
Crisis Services
Relief - Evenings - 8 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Primary Function:
Under the direction of the Administrative Director of Psychiatry and the Chairman, the Crisis Intervention Clinician is responsible for the initial psychological and psychosocial assessment of mental health patients in the Emergency Trauma Center and in the Crisis Services office. He/she is responsible for patient placements and referrals in cooperation with the Emergency Trauma Center Unit staff and/or psychiatrist. The Crisis Intervention Clinician also works collaboratively with the professional nurse on the inpatient psychiatric unit to monitor and document patient's reactions to situations and participates with patients in activities directed toward achieving therapeutic assessment goals. He/she provides services for patients ranging in age from infancy through late adulthood.

Qualifications

Education & Training:
  • BA or BS in Psychology or related field; Master's preferred.

Experience:
  • Minimum of 3 years in mental health field with crisis intervention experience.

License, Certification & Registration:
  • Licensure in appropriate field preferred, but not required.

Other Requirements:
  • CPR-certified – Course C (AHA).
  • Ability to perform and document mental health status exam and psychiatric history.
  • Crisis intervention skills.
  • Strong communication and counseling skills.

Conditions of Employment:
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI fingerprint-based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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