Assessment & Referral Specialist

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  • Performs comprehensive psychiatric and chemical dependency evaluations for patients at ESJH/ELMC.
  • Thoroughly completes a Behavioral Health Assessment, obtains collateral information when necessary, and develops diagnoses, risk assessment, and treatment plan recommendations.
  • Provides appropriate recommendations for outpatient treatment or admission to inpatient services.
  • Works closely with the patient, BH team, EWP physicians, and EWP inpatient units in planning and organizing admissions.
  • Ensures/coordinates the business management of providing patient care services, including verifying patient demographics, identifying ability to pay for services, verifying insurance benefits, and pre-certifying services.
  • Is knowledgeable of and adheres to EHC policies and procedures and all pertinent state and federal regulatory standards (e.g. JCAHO, HCFA, EMTALA, ADAD, HIPAA).
  • Masters level or equivalent in nursing, social work, psychology, counseling, or other human services field, with 3 years experience in psychiatric and chemical dependency assessments
  • Current professional license to practice in Colorado, as a PsyD, PhD, EdPsy, RN, LAC, LMFT, LPC, or LCSW

  • Mandatory EWP Crisis Management Training within one year of hire

  • BLS certification from American Heart Association
  • Would consider a Masters graduate awaiting licensure  
Organization: Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Denver
Department: SJD-Behavioral Health
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Variable Shift
Job Posting: 7/26/2017 11:01:17 PM
FTE: .6
Job Number: 17005921
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