City
 
Date Posted
11 / 15 / 2012
Grade
84
Hours Required
Per-Diem
Department
Outpatient Psychiatry
Schedule
Per Diem
Education
Master's Degree Required
Location
Mount Auburn Hospital - Cambridge, MA

Outpatient Clinician

Mount Auburn Hospital - Cambridge, MA

Description:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
1) Licensed clinicians to work in our active ED performing psychiatric and chemical dependency evaluations and dispositions. The hours will vary depending on coverage needs and will either be 8am-4:30pm, or 11:30a-8p-Monday thru Friday. Provides acute assessment of patients in the Emergency Room under the supervision of the Program Director and back-up psychiatrist.
2) Provides discharge planning which includes transfers to other psychiatric and chemical dependency facilities.
3) Provides documentation of care in coordination with clinic requirements.
4) Provides supervision, training and instruction.
5) Maintains an active caseload, which results in clinical interventions comprising 75% of worked hours.

Requirements:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 1. LICSW, Ph.D., Ed.D or LMHC . 2. Independently licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 3. Previous clinical experience with crisis intervention preferred. 4. Familiarity with community resources. 5. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with other hospital departments. 6. Strong organizational skills and ability to work under pressure.