Office Based Behavioral Health Therapist
Behavioral HealthIf you are a current Adventist HealthCare employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account.Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire an experienced Behavioral Health Therapist for our Needs Assessment department.As a Behavioral Health Therapist, you will:* Perform mental health evaluations for patients in the ER or Needs Assessment Center and document evaluation in electronic health record* Provide support to the needs assessment center by triaging telephone calls, scheduling intake appointments and providing resources to callers * Facilitate hospital to hospital transfers and obtain pre-authorizations and initial insurance authorizations for patients* Utilize two electronic health record systems to review clinical information, schedule appointments for mental health evaluations, schedule start date for PHP, and pre-register patients for serviceQualifications Include:* Maryland Licensure: Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) or Counselor (LGPC), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW-C) or Professional Counselor(LCPC), PsyD, PhD, or Registered Nurse (RN)* At least 1 year of emergency room psychiatric clinician experience or at least 1 year of crisis clinician experience in an outpatient setting, or at least 1 year of related internship experience* Proficient knowledge and ability to perform mental health assessments, provide clinical interventions, and perform accurate documentation * Working knowledge of DSMV* Knowledge of patient rights and laws pertaining to mental healthAt Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering: * Work life balance through non rotating shifts * Recognition and rewards for professional expertise * Free Employee parking * Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting) * 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities * 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copayAs a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.Work Schedule:M-F 9am-5:30pmTobacco and Drug StatementTobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.Equal Employment OpportunityAdventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.