CRISIS WORKER -Emergency Services, Full-time, 3p-11p

MacNeal Hospital - Berwyn, Illinois

2/6/2017 5:48:46 AM
1705003777
Laboratory and Clinical Technicians




Reporting to the Director of Nursing in the Emergency Department demonstrates the mission, values and philosophy of MacNeal Hospital. Provides short term intervention to all specific Emergency Department patients to include but not limited to BHS patients and referrals to BHS intake, domestic violence, sexual assault, crime victims, social needs and homeless, for assessment, admission, transfer, or outpatient referral. Assists with the management of agitated and distraught families. Performs specific emergency care activities as directed by a Registered Nurse. Interfaces with pre-hospital care providers, law enforcement and behavioral health/public health agencies and hospitals.

Qualifications:

1. A Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Service field (i.e. psychology, social work, etc.) required.

2. Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a behavioral health related position highly preferred.

3. Addictions training/certification required.

4. CPI (Crisis Prevention) certification is required. CPI instructor preferred.

5. Family counseling training/certification highly preferred.

6. Current CPR certification required.

7. Ability to read, write legibly and communicate in English. Bilingual in Spanish, Polish or Ukrainian preferred.

8. Ability to wear general protective equipment with ability to wear N95 masks preferred.

9. Ability to handle stress due to pressure/tension from critical nature of work, patient/work volume, dealing with others on the job and constant need to shift priorities. Ability to communicate with people when they are sick disabled or agitated. Able to apply knowledge/procedures and to understand technical information from supervisors and other sources as appropriate to job level.

10. Exposure to all elements of patient care including infections and contagious disease, biohazard and radioactive materials, sharps, fumes and toxins. Noise from environmental, equipment and telephones present.

11. The minimum level of access to protected health information (PHI) for this position is assessed and maintained by the department(s) in which the employee works.

Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians

Hospital/Facility: MacNeal Hospital

Job Type: Full-time

Shift Type: Evenings

Berwyn, IL

Berwyn, Illinois