Children's Mercy KC

Acute Mental Health Provider, Kansas and Missouri Locations

Requisition ID
2024-28510
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
3 months ago(1/16/2024 12:29 PM)
Posting Category
Allied Health
Division
CHILD/FAM MENTAL HLTH SVS
Work Type
PRN
Work Days
Friday Night
Work Hours
1700 - 0200
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Location : Name
Adele Hall
Recruiter : Full Name: First Last
Terry Worthington-Brown
Recruiter : Email
tlworthingtonbro@cmh.edu

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Do you envision finding a meaningful role with an inclusive and compassionate team? At Children’s Mercy, we believe in making a difference in the lives of all children and shining a light of hope to the patients and families we serve. Our employees make the difference, which is why we have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, for eleven consecutive years.

 

Children’s Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City – a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children’s health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital.

Overview

The Acute Mental Health Provider provides acute mental health screening, referral, and case management services to children and adolescents within the Emergency Department.

 

This is a PRN role, as needed for evening shifts on Friday - Sunday (5pm-2am) in Missouri. Eligible for Shift Differential for hours after 3pm. This role will need a MO license. 

 

At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.

 

Additionally, it’s important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children’s Mercy staff, we want to let you know that the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you become a finalist for this position, and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.

Responsibilities

  • Rapid acute mental health screening, referral, and documentation ? Respond to the Emergency Department within prescribed time frame and complete acute mental health screening of patients who have been identified to be at risk of harm to themselves or others. Upon completion of screening, complete appropriate referrals which may include inpatient psychiatric hospitalization or outpatient mental health services, and complete all associated documentation in a timely manner.
  • Collaboration with Service Providers ? Maintain ongoing communication with internal and external stakeholders to ensure strong partnerships with mental health service providers.
  • Professional Development ? Demonstrate active involvement and leadership within the team, department, and hospital by regular attendance at meetings and educational opportunities, serving as a consultant for other members of the department and hospital, participation on committees, and responding to hospital and/or community requests for educational programs.

Qualifications

Master's Degree Social Work or Counseling and 3-5 years' experience. 1 year experience acceptable if incumbent holds a clinical license. Must have a social work license (LMSW/LCSW/LSCSW) or professional counseling license (LPC/LCPC) in Kansas and Missouri upon hire. Candidates licensed with a master level social work license, must be engaged in clinical supervision.

  • The following Required upon hire in Missouri and Kansas: Licensed Master's Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Specialist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $29.66/hr, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

 

Remote Work/Work from Home

This position is not eligible work remotely, which means that the person hired will be required to work onsite at one of our Children’s Mercy locations and may not work from home.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

 

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

 

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