Behavioral Health Therapist, Emergency Services

Rockville, MD
Jun 17, 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Behavioral Health Therapist who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. We are seeking a dynamic and skilled clinician to join our 24/7 team.

As a Needs Assessment Behavioral Health Therapist, you will be responsible for:
-Evaluation and assessment for patients presenting to the emergency department with behavioral health emergencies
-Triaging multiple administrative tasks to include answering the Needs Assessment line, insurance verification, intake appointments, and providing resources to callers
-Facilitating hospital to hospital transfers and obtaining pre-authorizations & initial authorizations

Qualifications Include:
-Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker
*Master's & Graduate level licensure may be considered
-Experience with conducting risk assessments
-Firm understanding of diagnostic formulation
-Excellent customer service and verbal & written communication skills
-Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
-Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to display a caring demeanor
-Knowledge of patient confidentially, rights and laws pertaining to behavioral health
-Ability to deal with crisis, and potentially combative patients while maintaining personal and emotional equilibrium

At 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 copay

As 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:

Position Hours: Thursday, Friday, Sunday 11a-11:30pm

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco 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 Opportunity

Adventist 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.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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