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7/12/2017
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CONNECT ASSESSMENT SPEC RN
Carilion Clinic | Roanoke, Virginia
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Job Description

 

Supports Carilion's hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. Provides assessment and consultation, working collaboratively with Carilion care teams and external professionals.  Assumes accountability for appropriate patient placement, patient flow and resource utilization of behavioral health patients coming to us through self-referrals, external agencies and hospitals, individual referrals and through our internal departments such as the ED.  Facilitates effective two way communication and resolution of issues to support Carilion Clinic's goals and objectives.  Provides 24/7 support while delivering quality service through a team oriented, collaborative approach.

Position provides mental health assessments in Connect Assessments in the Emergency Departments. Triage is provided psychiatric transfer requests from hospitals and admissions from the general public. Connect works in a state of art enviroment with the latest technology to provide compassionate and expert care. 


Minimum Qualifications Required

Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing required.  Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum of  2 years experience in Psychiatry, or mental health agencies required.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Current Virginia RN license required. De-escalation training must be successfully completed within four months of hire and then maintained going forward. Must be able to obtain AHA BLS-HCP.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Meets documented age specific criteria to provide crisis assessment services to adult, child and adolescent clients/patients.  Excellent communication and customer service skills required . Strong computer skills required. Must be flexible and be willing to work as a team player.

Inspiring Better Health at Carilion Clinic

Every day at Carilion Clinic, our employees come together to inspire better health in our patients, their families and our communities. Explore how you can be a part of this diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary patient-centered team, and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of others.

As an employee, you can take advantage of our competitive pay, various scheduling options, continuing education opportunities and excellent benefits.

Based in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic includes multi-specialty physician practices, seven not-for-profit hospitals and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in partnership with Virginia Tech.

Service Excellence and Quality are hallmarks of Carilion Clinic. As a team member, you will be expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service. As an employee, you will demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, families, visitors and with each other.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace. 

About Carilion Clinic

Carilion Health System is a $1 billion healthcare company serving approximately 1 million people in Western Virginia. Carilion is a comprehensive, integrated system employing nearly 10,000 people at 10 not-for-profit hospitals, 61 physician practices and primary care centers and a managed care division. As part of its mission to improve the health of the communities it serves, Carilion operates the region's only level 1 trauma center, air ambulance and neo-natal intensive care program, along with a full service cancer center and regional heart center.

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