Provides assessment, evaluation, and disposition services for patients presenting to the Emergency Department with psychiatric concerns or illness. Processes admissions to inpatient psychiatric units.
EDUCATION: Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatric Nursing or other mental health discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
EXPERIENCE: 1 year experience in the assessment and disposition of behavioral health disorders preferred.
LICENSE/CERT/REG: State of Maryland license in appropriate discipline required.
SKILLS: Ability to provide therapeutic interventions, assessment, evaluation, and disposition. Well-established ability to make independent clinical decisions. Organizational skills. Interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication. Basic computer skills preferred.