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BHI Access Clinician RN in Springfield, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Brief Summary:

The Behavioral Access Center Clinician is responsible for performing level of care assessments with patients who present to the Emergency Department needing behavioral health assistance. Works collaboratively with the Emergency Department Physician, Psychiatrists, Primary care physicians, and local community mental health centers to facilitate proper patient referral and disposition from the Emergency Department. Provides clinical assessments for the purpose of determining level-of-care needs in an efficient and timely manner. Assists patients, families and referral sources with implementation of disposition plans. Strives for the least restrictive environment within which the patient can achieve resolution of his/her problems, whether that is inpatient admission or referral to an appropriate outpatient services.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree with valid state licensure
  • A Master's degree with independent licensure is strongly preferred
  • Experience in working in a psychiatric setting highly preferred
  • Must be able to work as part of multidisciplinary team

Special physical requirements: Sits and stands throughout the day. Physical management of patients in crisis situation may be necessary.

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Current unencumbered LSW or RN applicable state License Required
  • Basic Life Support Certification Required

Required Job Specific Training:

  • De-Escalation training within 90 days of hire

We'll also reward your hard work with:

  • Great health, dental and vision plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance with AD&D
  • Plenty of paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • And a lot more



Night shift


36 hours per week

Lora Risner 

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