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Consult Services Clinician - LCSW/LCPC- EMMC (Social Worker / Professional Counselor )

74384

Acadia Hospital

CONSULT SERVICES EMMC ED

Regular Full-time

Day

7a-5p

80


Job Summary:

 

Northern Light Acadia Hospital Consult Services is a team of highly experienced providers including masters level clinicians (LCSWs/LCPCs), psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners and bachelors level discharge planners working in 18 emergency departments and inpatient units across the State of Maine on a 24/7 basis. We have current openings working within our team at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center Emergency Department.

 

As a member of our interdisciplinary team, you will complete emergency psychiatric evaluations, assist in creating discharge plans and provide direct and immediate clinical care to patients and their families. Working in this setting assures you are always working at the top of your license and also assures exposure to various diagnoses and age groups, oftentimes within one day. Other than meeting the demands of the day, there are no productivity requirements and documentation is completed by the end of your shift. This is a fast paced, high energy job which relies on advanced and expansive clinical knowledge as well as the ability to make quick decisions and think independently. Every day is a new day to make a difference! Come join our team. 

 

 Check out what it is like working  at Northern Light Acadia Hospital :

https://northernlighthealth.org/Working-at-Acadia

Qualifications:

  • Must licensed by the Maine State Board of Social Work (LCSW/LCPC).  
  • Ability to be flexible and exercise independent judgment. 
  • Demonstrates collegial and multi-disciplinary relationships along the treatment continuum.  Experience in hospital-based clinical treatment services preferred. 
  • Completes Healthstream Mandatory Education on a yearly basis. 
  • Attends all mandatory safety related education programs. 
  •  Follows safety procedures to prevent injury to self and others. 
  • Carries assigned keys and wears hospital ID badge at all times. 
  • Refrains from the abuse of chemicals.

Language Skills:

Must possess good oral and written communication skills in the English language.

 

Physical Demands:

Visual acuity, colorvision, hearing acuity, and tactile sensation are necessary to respond to patient response and requests. The ability to read

and speak English, to communicate and document information. Must possess the manual dexterity and a degree of body strength and

flexibility to respond toaggressive patient behavior. The ability to reach and stretch intermittently.Time may be spent sitting at a computer, collaborating with other healthcare team members. Standing and walking comprises some of the workday.

 

Northern Light Acadia Hospital:

Northern Light Acadia Hospital is an acute care, regional psychiatric hospital in Bangor, Maine that is a leader in the provision of tele-psychiatry services, including consultations to regional emergency departments and primary care practices. Northern Light Acadia Hospital offers innovative programming in the form of a behavioral home health, integrated behavioral healthcare in primary care practices, and a geriatric mood and memory clinic, which is involved in multiple clinical trials for promising Alzheimer's medications. The hospital is the sole corporate member of Northern Light Acadia Healthcare that provides a substance use disorder treatment program, case management services, and other outpatient mental health services in Penobscot, Waldo, and Knox counties. Northern Light Acadia Healthcare is the sole member of Restorative Health, LLC that operates an outpatient mental health clinic in Bangor. Northern Light Acadia Hospital is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system that is raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions that are leading the way to a healthier future for our state. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and services, including nine hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.

 

Bangor, Maine is a vibrant small city with easy access to Maine's spectacular coast, mountains, and lakes. Schools rank among New England's best with the flagship campus of the University of Maine located in the neighboring town of Orono. Bangor serves as the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.

 



Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.