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Behavioral Health Triage Clinician

Job Ref
1809343
Category
Behavioral Health
Schedule
Full-time
Facility
Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN 46204
United States

Shift
Day Job
Hours
8:00am - 4:00pm
Monday - Friday
Job Location
The Behavioral Health Triage Clinician is located on the north side on Indianapolis, Indiana. The building is located on Community Hospital North's campus.

Job Duties
  • The Behavioral Health Triage Clinician assists in the coordination and care of patients seeking behavioral health services
  • Essential function is to determine the nature and severity of the mental health problem and determine which level of care would best meet the needs of the patient and connect/refer them accordingly
Experience
  • 1-2 years of experience with mentally ill or chemically dependent populations preferred
  • Knowledge of local resources for behavioral health treatment preferred
  • Experience in crisis triage and risk assessment preferred
Education
Bachelor’s degree in Human Service related field preferred.

Skills
  • Problem solving abilities/good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) 
  • Auditory skills to hear reporting by clients of their problems
  • Ability to verbally de-escalate violent /disruptive behavior
  • Diplomacy, tact, patience needed in dealing with those in acute distress or suffering from serious mental illness
Keywords
Triage, Behavioral Health, Crisis



Ranked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana's leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them – in hospitals, health pavilions and doctor's offices, as well as workplaces, schools and homes. Exceptional care, simply delivered. 

Community is a non-profit health system that is deeply committed to the communities we serve with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana. Guided by our PRIIDE Values – Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovation, Dedication and Excellence – our team of caregivers is committed to providing an exceptional experience with every life we touch.

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