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Position Summary: The Mental Health Professional-Licensed Hospital Consult is responsible for working as part of a new liaison multidisciplinary team to support appropriate, timely, and compassionate care to individuals experiencing behavioral health needs in a MHS Hospital in the Puget sound region in adherence with all agency/regulatory requirements and system procedures. The incumbent provides face to face assessments and consultations; assists with discharge planning of individuals referred to the Hospital Consult Liaison team; provides education, liaison services and collaborates with patients, family members and others to support appropriate care while in the Hospitals; performs safe discharge planning to other more appropriate treatment facilities, community outpatient services or return to the home environment as best determined to meet their needs, and guides the hospital team through the involuntary commitment process requirements to better equip the inpatient teams with the procedural aspects of Single Bed Certs (SBC). This job requires the ability to work flexible shifts including some nights.
Minimum Requirements: Mental health professional (MHP) as defined by the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) required Two (2) years of work experience serving adults and adolescents in crisis performing discharge planning and risk assessments.
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Masters degree in social work, psychology, marriage and family or counseling Licensed in Washington State ( LICSW, LMHC, LMFT or related field) Current Washington State Drivers License, proof of a safe driving record (which meets established MHS Standards) obtained by a motor vehicle report from the appropriate state and proof of insurance for the transportation of clients
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Variable
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
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