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Provides comprehensive Behavioral Health Services for patients and staff of Community Hospital and its physician practices, as well as all contracted agencies, regardless of age or sex, on a continuing basis. The therapist shall be available to see emergent critical care, inpatient and outpatients to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services in accordance with the standards of the Hospital and the State of Colorado. The therapist shall also be responsible for maintaining all necessary documentation, telephone calls to patients, coordinating with referring providers, and administrative duties as assigned pursuant to the policies of the Hospital.
Provides Behavioral Health Services for patients, employees, and all contracted agencies:
Performs intake and administers appropriate screenings or assessments for diagnostic.
Provides appropriate treatment.
Promotes positive mental health and communication amongst employees in a variety of settings and venues.
Coordinate care with referring physician, staff, family, and other facilities.
Consults with and refers patients to community resources, organizations, and therapists.
Performs appropriate patient follow up, especially in high risk or emergency cases.
2. Completes administrative tasks by:
Documents the assessment findings, interview notes, and required reports using Behavioral Health software.
Timely completion and submission of all billing slips daily for the date of patient services to the BHS administrative assistant.
Timely completion of counseling records in the electronic format prescribed by the Hospital.
Participates in quality improvement activities and practice, patient protocols, and facility standards.
Complete M-1 and Emergency Commitment for Alcohol/Drugs documentation.
3. Participate in professional organizations and programs and cooperate in the development of and participate in marketing programs to enhance the visibility, acceptance, and use of services at the Hospital and clinics. Participates in community education and outreach activities upon request.
4. Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Masters or higher in Psychology/Counseling/Social Work or related field. Prefer experience providing counseling for individuals with mental conditions, substance abuse and/or family issues.
Current and unrestricted license to practice in the State of Colorado. (CSW)
Community Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado, is a full-service, acute-care hospital licensed for 60 beds. As part of the Colorado West Healthcare System, we offer full outpatient diagnostic services and inpatient care for the Western Slope region of Colorado, and eastern Utah. Community Hospital brings together expert staff and world-class technology in a healing, family-centered environment.
We provide a full range of medical services, including inpatient and outpatient surgery, and emergency care. We have comprehensive diagnostic capabilities: state-of-the-art ultrasound, CT (Philips Ingenuity 128 MDCT), digital mammography and cardiac testing. Community Hospital proudly partners with University of Utah Health Care and Huntsman Cancer Institute to provide world-class medical and radiation oncology right here at home.
Community Hospital is Joint Commission accredited. Our laboratory is College of American Pathologists-accredited. For those lab tests that we don’t conduct on site, the Mayo Clinic is our exclusive partner for reference laboratory services.
We pride ourselves on delivering personalized care to our patients, and in working closely with our medical-care providers in treating the whole person. This approach has resonated with our patients, and we are growing to meet our community’s demand.
On October 15th, 2014, Community Hospital broke ground on a new four-story, 140,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility. Our NEW hospital opened Thursday, March 17th, 2016!