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Community Health Network Behavioral Health Triage Clinician in Indianapolis, Indiana

Behavioral Health Triage Clinician

Job Ref

2103997

Category

Behavioral Health

Job Family

Behavioral Health Clinician

Department

Gallahue-North Crisis

Schedule

Full-time

Facility

Behavioral Health Northside

Northside

Indianapolis, IN

United States

Shift

Night Job

Hours

Wednesday/Thursday/Friday, 7:00 pm - 7:00 am, with opportunities to pick up extra shifts

Job Location

The Behavioral Health Triage Clinician is located on the northeast side of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Job Duties

  • The Behavioral Health Triage Clinician assists in the coordination and care of patients seeking behavioral health services

  • Essential function is to determine the nature and severity of the mental health problem and determine which level of care would best meet the needs of the patient and connect/refer them accordingly

Experience

  • 1-2 years of experience with mentally ill or chemically dependent populations preferred

  • Knowledge of local resources for behavioral health treatment preferred

  • Experience in crisis triage and risk assessment preferred

Education

Bachelor’s degree required; Human Service related field preferred.

Skills

  • Problem solving abilities/good judgment

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Auditory skills to hear reporting by clients of their problems

  • Ability to verbally de-escalate violent /disruptive behavior

  • Diplomacy, tact, patience needed in dealing with those in acute distress or suffering from serious mental illness

Ranked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana's leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them – in hospitals, health pavilions and doctor's offices, as well as workplaces, schools and homes. Exceptional care, simply delivered.

Community is a non-profit health system that is deeply committed to the communities we serve with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana. Guided by our PRIIDE Values – Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovation, Dedication and Excellence – our team of caregivers is committed to providing an exceptional experience with every life we touch.

Community Health Network complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Community Health Network does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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