The Behavioral Health Clinician is responsible for direct patient care and safety including diagnostic, assessment, treatment, and discharge planning for children, adolescents, and their families in Outpatient, Inpatient or Emergency Department settings.
An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform.
Provides direct patient care and management of children and adolescents by developing and implementing treatment and intervention plans and conducting needs assessment to gather patient information.
Provides crisis intervention to families and provides interventions with families to support discharge to home and stabilization. Also develops a therapeutic relationship with patients and families to assist with psychological problems.
Completes diagnostic behavioral health assessments for treatment or crisis intervention. Compiles and analyzes data and prepares case records, reports, and documents that comply with state and federal standards in providing case notes, treatment plans, and evaluations.
Collaborates with other disciplines or departments on patient care and unit safety and serves as a liaison with multi-disciplinary care teams and external community agencies to identify, implement, and monitor treatment goals. Presents case presentations and provides consultation to medical teams and callers.
Coordinates admissions to programs within the Pediatric Mental Health Institute or community programs and coordinates treatment with internal and external services.
Leads, monitors, evaluates, and collaborates educational and therapeutic groups for patients; participates in clinical rounds and maintains communication with unit or department leadership.
Attends educational in-services for Behavioral Health Clinicians
Participates in unit committees and educational offerings; complies with all policies and procedures related to the Pediatric Mental Health Institute and the hospital; and provides customer service as related to the Mental Health field.
EDUCATION: Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related field.
EXPERIENCE: 2 years in a mental health setting/agency
LICENSURE: Active Colorado Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 61005
About Childrens Hospital Colorado
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With a regional team of more than 550 team members – including 45 providers across more than 20 medical specialties – Children’s Colorado has been present in southern Colorado since 2001 and now has team members at four locations providing outpatient specialty care, inpatient care, emergent care, therapy care and urgent care services. Scheduled to open in early 2019, the new Children’s Hospital Colorado—Colorado Springs will be the first pediatric-only hospital in the region. Once completed, it will be the most comprehensive children’s hospital between Denver, Dallas, Phoenix and Kansas City and will include the region’s only emergency department and operating rooms built just for kids and served by pediatric experts who have dedicated their lives to treating kids – and only kids – and who will be directly linked to one of the country’s leading pediatric academic medical centers. A career at Child...ren's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.
This exciting opportunity will not only give you the ability to lead a diverse team of pediatric experts, you will also have the chance to build and grow a successful team in a new hospital in one of the most beautiful cities in the country!
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