Behavioral Health Therapist/Discharge Planner PRN

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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

HCA Healthcare Tamarac, FL

Tamarac, FL
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Job Code: 01645-4406

PRN/Per Diem


Therapist Discharge Planner PRN
University Hospital & Medical Center
Tamarac, FL
Facility Description:
At University Hospital and Medical Center, it's all about community. For almost 40 years we've transformed right alongside the South Florida community we serve. Today, we're a 317-bed facility that is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Our team includes nearly 1,000 healthcare professionals and 550 physicians. We invite you to make our team even stronger.
University Hospital & Medical Center has been honored by being nationally recognized with many prestigious awards and accolades, including: awarded the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission, designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, awarded the Disease Specific Care Certification for Orthopedic Joint Replacement and received the Five Star Excellence Award in Emergency Services.
University Hospital & Medical Center is a member of the nation s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere s World s Most Ethical Companies for four consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

Job Description
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in the performance of patient monitoring responsibilities in accordance with Department/Unit Standards and patient's orders
Evaluates behavioral observation/changes in patient status - coordinates and implements interventions with treatment team.
Continuously prioritizes patient and milieu needs based on assessment/evaluation; again implements with treatment team.
Demonstrates an ability to exercise independent judgment in time of need and emergency situations
Performs comprehensive psychosocial assessments upon patient admission
Demonstrates knowledge of specific behavioral health disorders and treatment modalities for the specific patient population of the Department/Unit
Collaborates with other members of the multi-disciplinary team/family/SO in implementation of the Plan of Care
Documents patient's response to the Plan of Care, communicates to the health care team and implements changes in collaboration with the team.
Makes appropriate and timely referrals as patient need(s) are identified
Reports circumstances which might adversely affect safe and therapeutic care to the appropriate person in a timely manner
Identifies and documents patient/family/SO education in collaboration with other disciplines and implements initial and ongoing education relevant to those needs

Job Qualifications include:

* Post Grad degree

* LCSW or LMHC required

* 1-3 years of experience in a hospital setting preferred

* Able to conduct individual, group, family and marital therapy

Last Edited: 08/23/2016