Job ID: 197104
Category: Social Work
Work Type: PT 20+ HOURS
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
Pennsylvania Hospital is searching for a part time Crisis Response Clinician to join the team ! The shift would be 7:00 PM -7:30 AM with an every third weekend requirement.
Open 24 hours a day, Pennsylvania Hospital Crisis Response Center provides a safe, caring setting for people who have serious behavioral health problems such as bipolar disorder, major depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia or substance abuse.
The Crisis Response Center is also appropriate for people with psychiatric problems who may be overwhelmed by homelessness, unemployment, legal or financial problems, or those experiencing the emotional consequences of physical illnesses such as HIV or AIDS.
Staff members work closely with patients to determine the nature and cause of their mental health problems, to provide immediate care and to make arrangements for inpatient or outpatient services. The Crisis Response Center offers a full line of treatment options which are provided at Pennsylvania Hospital or at one of many other agencies with whom Penn Medicine has a relationship.
Functions as part of team providing diagnostic and social-service evaluations, emergency treatment, crisis intervention, insurance verification and authorization and referral services to individuals contacting Crisis Response Center for mental health or substance abuse related services. As a Crisis Clinician provides clinical services under the supervision of and in close consultation with a clinical supervisor and/or supervising physician.
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