Crisis Clinician - Geropsych - Per Diem 8 Hour Variable Shifts
Company: University of Southern California
Posted on: June 7, 2021
Statement of Purpose:
The Crisis Team member is an authorized Licensed Mental Health
Professional, having completed all requirements for Los Angeles
County LPS designation to evaluate and/or place mentally disordered
persons meeting criteria for Involuntary Hospitalizations on 5150
Holds to Verdugo Hills Hospital for 72-hour emergency intervention.
The Crisis Team Member will coordinate assessment information with
the Medical Director, Program Director and/or Clinical
Director/Charge Nurse and appropriate Community Agencies prior to
disposition or transport.
- Minimum three years current experience as a Licensed Mental
Health Professional working with adult, geriatric and orthopedic
patients, recent psychiatric experience preferred.
- Licensed Mental Health Professional.
- Current BCLS certification through the American Heart
- AB 508 Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be
obtained within 30 days of hire or transfer into the department,
and maintained by renewal before expiration date
As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is
the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles
backed by an academic medical center. With its 40-year legacy of
personalized care from expert physicians, experience nurses and a
dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USC-VHH
brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency
services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized
care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status,
disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC
policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants
with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the
requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring
ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access
or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by
phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries
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