Catholic Health Initiatives Assessment Clinician I, Access Clinical, Our Lady of Peace, Evenings, Full Time in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Assessment Clinician I, Access Clinical, Our Lady of Peace, Evenings, Full Time


Our Lady of Peace recently celebrated being named one of the

Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2016! We are one of the country’s

largest private, non-profit psychiatric/mental health hospitals. The facility

offers the most comprehensive array of psychiatric treatment and substance

abuse services in the state, including specialized programs and services along

the full continuum of care, including inpatient, partial hospitalization and

intensive outpatient programming for all ages, including children, adolescents,

and adults. We offer competitive benefits for all FT or PT positions.

Our Lady of Peace is currently hiring for an Assessment

Clinician 1.

Evaluates individuals seeking

behavioral health/substance use treatment and seeks justification for

admission. Conducts evaluations at local

hospitals, Our Lady of Peace, and other community agencies and facilities. Refers patients to appropriate services and

assists in the intake process for those patients admitted. Determines provisional diagnosis and

discusses treatment recommendations with patient, family, and medical

providers. Coordinates level of care

expectations with physicians, Assessment Referral Center, personnel, patient

care units, and external agencies.

Develops relationships with

community partners by consistently providing quality services. Conducts insurance pre-certifications for

individuals evaluated. May provide

assessment services for various patient populations including pediatric, adolescent,

adult, and geriatric. KentuckyOne

Medical Staff and Board of Directors under the EMTALA policy consider

Assessment Referral Center Clinicians who are employed by the hospital, and

qualified to perform emergency screening exams/assessments by education,

experience, and demonstrated current competence as “Qualified Medical Persons”

to conduct emergency behavioral health and substance use screening exams.


Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

Master’s Degree in Social Work or other related fields


OR - BSN and one year of experience in related field.

Ability to complete Healthcare Provider/Basic Life Support

and safe crisis management training and to perform as needed required.

Experience (requiredand preferred):

One year of experience

in mental health field and previous experience in crisis intervention or an

assessment/diagnostic setting preferred.

For Mobile

Assessment Clinicians – valid driver’s license required.

  • For

those hired after November 14, 2016, KentuckyOne Health will verify education

required by the position, through primary source verification, prior to

beginning employment. Education verification will also include the collection

of a high school diploma or equivalent, transcript, or other written validation

of education.


  • Demonstrates acommitment to service, organization values and professionalism throughappropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibitsour core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty andsincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in theirsorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of thehuman community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continuallysurpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintainsconfidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres toorganizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaborativelyand supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptionalcustomer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients,residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic HealthInitiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity EmployersCBKYONE

Job Mental Health (Non-Nursing)


Daily Schedule 3p-11p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0112567