Job Summary: Provides comprehensive first evaluations for patients requiring involuntary commitments including completion of appropriate legal documentation to ensure proper compliance in the involuntary commitment process. Provides emergency psychiatric and substance abuse assessments, diagnosis, and appropriate crisis intervention/supportive counseling/social work interventions to include referral and placement at other inpatient facilities and outpatient discharge planning, to patients/families identified by the Emergency Department as having significant psychiatric and substance abuse needs. Must be flexible and adjust well to the needs of a fast paced environment. Provides clinical supervision to Master's level or Bachelor level mental health student interns.
Required Education: Masters Degree in social work, counseling, Ph.D in psychology, or other equivalent degree in a recognized mental health field
Preferred Education: None
Required License: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Ph.D Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, or other appropriate licensure as related to education. Must has State 1st Evaluation Credentialing or obtain with in one year of accepting the position. Must have a North Carolina Notary, or obtain North Carolina Notary within one year of accepting a position. BLS
Preferred License: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Required Experience: A minimum of 2-5 years post graduate experience in mental health
Preferred Experience: Three years experience as stated above AND prefer experience to include experience in an intake/assessment/referral position