HCA East Florida Assessment and Referral Center
(located on the University Hospital campus)
Tamarac, FL Join the Future of Healthcare NOW!
The ARC department operates on a 24/7 basis and will be rapidly expanding, requiring multiple new clinicians to join this exciting team.
Using the latest telemedicine technology, the Assessment Specialist responds to requests from local HCA Hospitals for psychiatric crisis assessments of patients within HCA emergency rooms, psychiatric intake departments and hospital medical floors.
Activity may include mental status evaluation, recommendations to physician regarding patient's level of behavioral health care needs, and confirmation of medical stability for inpatient psychiatric admission.
The Assessment Specialist also receives calls from the community requesting information and referral, reviews requests for behavioral health admission from community referral sources, and coordinates with the HCA Transfer Center for moving patients to the most appropriate behavioral health placement.Qualifications: Qualifications:
- A Master's Degree or above in a Behavioral Health Field
- Hold current license in that field (i.e. LCSW, LMHC)
- 2 or more years of Behavioral Health experience required
- 3 or more years with Psychiatric Assessment/Intake preferred