Crisis Intervention Worker (LCSW) - Crisis

Hartford HealthCare - Torrington, CT

Full-time
Description

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Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.

POSITION SUMMARY/PURPOSE
Under the direction of the Crisis Intervention Coordinator and Inpatient Psychiatric Unit Medical Director, this position is responsible for the timely evaluation and initial treatment of Emergency Department patients, that present in psychiatric crisis.

Works in collaboration with Emergency Department staff and the on-call Psychiatrist, to develop a care plan that includes appropriate disposition of the patient based on patient condition and available resources within and outside the Hospital.

Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction (patient, family, physician, others), maintaining patient confidentiality and being sensitive to the age-specific patient needs for comfort, privacy and generalized care. #HHC

Qualifications

EDUCATION
Master’s Degree in Social Work.State of Connecticut licensure required (LCSW)

EXPERIENCE
One (1) or more years’ experience providing crisis intervention services in a behavioral health setting.. Experience with dual diagnosis, children, adolescents and geriatric populations preferred.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.