Providence is calling an Emergency Psychiatric Triage Counselor ( Psychiatric Unit Triage Dept, Evening Shift, 0.875 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Demonstrate an advanced understanding of contemporary psychosocial principles in relation to his/her area of responsibility.
Follow orientation and defined training programs, satisfactorily performs skills as defined by departmental policy and orientation procedure.
Implement selected patient care activities in collaboration with other team members.
Triage will assess in terms of suicidality (including past attempts/suicidal ideation), homicidality and ability to care for self; safety needs; orientation and thought process (formal or informal mental status exam).
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's of Science Degree (BS) in Psychology or related Human Services preferred (education requirement may be waived in the case of an applicant demonstrating exceptional relevant clinical experience
1 year of psychiatric experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Valid and unencumbered Washington State License/Registration for one of the following:
Agency Affiliated Counselor
Mental Health Counselor
Licensed Advance Social Worker
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Able to communicate fluently (speaking and writing) using the English language
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Counseling
Req ID: 243170