Access Center Clinician- Philhaven- FT, days

Mt Gretna, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 52882

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General Summary:

The Access Center Clinician assists with initial triage and assessment, provides clinical oversight, facilitates the admissions process and serves as a resource about internal and external services. Assists with security and patient behavioral management, and provides crisis intervention services.


 

Required Skills
  • Requires interpersonal skills, both verbal and listening, to manage patient admission interaction, and to advise, counsel, and lead employees in compliance with policies. In addition, the ability to provide counsel on sensitive patient matters and act in a public relations capacity on various issues is required.
  • Analytical ability is required to determine appropriate solutions to crisis calls and service inquiries.
  • A moderate level of physical effort is required such as walking, standing, and assisting patients. Occasionally, may require a high level of physical effort to assist in restraining an agitated patient.
Required Experience
  • A master’s degree in psychology, social work, or a related field required.
  • Must have upon hire or obtain certification as security officer through the International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security at the Basic Training level within 8 weeks of employment. Current certification must be maintained.
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in behavioral or mental health field. Work requires a level of work experience necessary to provide active leadership, handle sensitive crisis interventions, determine appropriate solutions to service inquiries, and conduct thorough intake interviews.

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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