Southwest General Health Center MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST in Middleburg Heights, Ohio

  • POSITION INFORMATION

  • Position summary:

  • The Mental Health Specialist is a member of an inpatient team providing direct care for inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and addiction patients. Provides assistance with admissions, assessments, patient and family education, crisis intervention, psycho-educational groups. Supervises inpatients in the unit and monitors visiting, and assists in assuring the safety of the unit and patients. Responds to inquiries from the community and assists in directing patients to appropriate resources. Provides psychosocial histories and patient group therapy depending on training and experience.

  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in the social sciences, preferably social work, psychology or counseling.

  • Required length and type of experience:

  • Experience working in a medical setting with other professionals, families and patients in acute psychiatric crisis. Experience in a structured therapeutic program, hospital or residential setting is preferred.

  • Required licensure, certification or registry:

  • None