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Emergency Services Care Coordinator

Company: Horizon Behavioral Heal
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week)Position Summary:The Emergency Services Care Coordinator will serve within Horizon's emergency services team to support the Department of Behavioral Health and Disability Services' (DBHDS) requirements for collaborative discharges for clients admitted to State hospital facilities. In addition, this position will provide similar discharge coordination services to high utilizers of emergency rooms and private hospital admissions.Required Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, counseling or human services fieldOne (1) year of relevant clinical experienceQMHP-AKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Knowledge of severe mental illness, trauma informed care, and substance use disorders; Strong communication skills in order to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders; Ability to establish strong therapeutic relationships with clients and their support network; Ability to collect, analyze and summarize relevant clinical information in order to present and advocate for clients during clinical treatment team meetings; Ability to manage multiple cases simultaneously along with the ability to handle sudden changes in a client's status or clinical discharge plan; Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.About Horizon:Horizon Behavioral Health is located in the heart of Central Virginia surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether your passions be hiking on the vast Appalachian Trail, kayaking through the James River Blueways, or a Sunday drive along the world-famous Blue Ridge Parkway, Lynchburg, VA offers small-town southern charm with an active culture of music, festivals, outdoor activities, and performing arts that placed it at the top of the list by as the 2019 best place for millenials to move. Horizon is the proud recipient of the 2016 Giving Back Award, Best Place to Work 2018, Best of Lynchburg for Counseling Services for multiple consecutive years, and again most recently for 2021!We offer a generous benefits package that includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System; life, health, dental and vision insurance; annual leave, sick leave and paid holidays. Horizon participates in the NHSC as well as PSLF educational loan forgiveness programs. If you are interested in continuing your education, working at Horizon qualifies you to receive discounts at some local universities.To Apply - Please visit our online career center at (.)Horizon requires vaccination against Covid-19 with an FDA-approved or FDA-authorized vaccine as a condition of employment or seek an approved exemption prior to start date. Horizon Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Keywords: Horizon Behavioral Heal, Lynchburg , Emergency Services Care Coordinator, Other , Lynchburg, Virginia

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