Behavioral Health Liaison/Mental Health Worker
The BHS Liaison coordinates and manages behavioral health referrals made to SRMC Behavioral Health Services Inpatient Units. In addition to managing phone and fax referrals, the Liaison responds to the Emergency Department and other hospital departments to screen patients for the appropriate level of behavioral health care. When a level of care is determined the Liaison will help transition patients across a continuum of behavioral health services that includes the inpatient and outpatient settings. The liaison may also provide behavioral health education and support to all hospital departments as well as to the general community. In addition, the Liaison will provide general floor support as needed to the BHS inpatient units. A sound clinical foundation, strong critical thinking skills and the ability to work as a part of a larger team are essential to this position. Requirements: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a related field, Master's preferred, BLS, SCM/MOAB/COAP within 6 months of hire, 3 years behavioral health experience preferred, clearances required by law.