Behavioral Health Crisis Clinician (PRN) BHCRP - Gray, TN
Company: Ballad Health
Location: Johnson City
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Job DescriptionSCOPE OF POSITION
The Behavioral Health Assessment Counselor (BHAC) provides
information, assessments and referrals for clients with mental
health and addiction problems. The Behavioral Health Assessment
Counselor refers clients to community-based providers, mental
health and addiction programs of Ballad Health and coordinates
inpatient admissions. The BHAC performs assessments on children,
adolescents, and adults with mental health or addition problems.
Working with physicians and physician-approved guidelines, the BHAC
combines good judgment, decision making skills and knowledge of
program criteria to recommend a level of care to meet the client's
needs and makes referrals to specific community-based providers or
Ballad Health programs. The BHAC works cooperatively with
physicians, therapist, nursing homes, mental health agencies,
addiction counselors and insurance providers to schedule
assessments, make referrals and coordinate inpatient admissions,
including performing any needed clerical duties.
The Behavioral Health Assessment Counselor is an Approved Mandatory
Pre-Screener by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and is
able to initiate the procedures for emergency admission in
compliance with Title 33 which states Mental Health and Development
Disabilities Law. The BHAC is expected to practice autonomously
within the scope of their professional standards and the rules and
regulations established by the State licensure board in their
See Table of Organization.
Meets, or is eligible to meet within 6 months of hire date, the
requirements as a certified professional designated as a Mandatory
Pre-Screener by the appropriate state's Commissioner of the
Department of Mental Health and Development Disabilities including;
licensed psychological examiner, licensed senior psychological
examiner, certified social worker with two years of mental health
experience, licensed clinical social worker, licensed or certified
marital and family therapist, or licensed professional
Masters degree from an accredited school in above named
Minimum of two years Behavioral Health experience preferred.
Ability to apply through knowledge of theoretical and clinical
principles of development to various age groups.
Valid and active licensure in appropriate state
Valid and active Mandatory Pre-Screener by State of Tennessee
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