Crisis Intervention Clinician
Casual (0.1 FTE) - 2pm-10pm - Afternoons/Evenings, Every Other Weekend & Every Other Holiday Required - 4 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
The Crisis Intervention Clinician Coordinator coordinates administrative functions to support the department program and is responsible for the initial psychological and psychosocial assessment of mental health patients in the Emergency Trauma Center and throughout Abington Health System. 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 Coordinator also works collaboratively with the professional nurse on the inpatient psychiatric unit to monitor and document patients' 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.
BA or BS in Psychology or related field.
License Certification and Registration: Licensure in appropriate field preferred, but not required.
CPR through American Heart Association required.
Minimum of 3 years in mental health field with crisis intervention experience.
Ability to perform and document mental health status exam and psychiatric history.
Crisis intervention skills.
Strong communication and counseling skills.
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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