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Pay is based on experience and starts at $39,998 annually, 40 hours per week, benefits eligible.
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The Hospital Discharge Liaison position provides
coordination and lead liaison services along the crisis continuum of care between
Bert Nash Center and Douglas County residents.
The primary responsibility will be working with individuals referred to
inpatient psychiatric units (private and state facilities), crisis beds, and
those requiring follow up.
Some specific duties:
- Conducting crisis
assessment interview including a mental status assessment of suicidal/homicidal
risk, and an evaluation of whether this individual meets the inpatient
psychiatric admission criteria at Bert Nash, LMH Health, or in the community;
- Provide crisis
counseling and determine, as a matter of course, whether the client would be
appropriate referral for outpatient care, or other services as an alternative
to hospitalization at Bert Nash, LMH Health, or in the community;
- Assist the Access to
Care team with Reform Hospital Assessments at Bert Nash and/or LMH Health and
in the community;
- Complete all
paperwork and data entry associated with the screening and any other clinical
work with the client;
- Conducting brief
phone assessments to determine the level of acuity on incoming phone calls to
the Access to Care team;
- Completing intake
assessments, diagnosing/treatment plans and making appropriate referrals as
- A master's degree in
social work, psychology, psychiatric nursing licensed by the State of Kansas by
the licensing authority for their profession.
- A minimum of two years'
experience in mental health service delivery to adults with recurrent mental
- Excellent diagnostic,
crisis intervention and brief psychotherapy skills in mental health and
substance abuse treatment.
- Ability to interpret
county, state and federal laws and regulations relevant to the care and