Mesilla Valley Hospital (UHS facility) is a free-standing psychiatric hospital in Las Cruces, New Mexico that provides mental health and drug & alcohol addiction services for adolescents, adults, and seniors. Mesilla Valley Hospital has been in operation since 1987, serving those in need of treatment for a variety of psychiatric and substance abuse issues. Mesilla Valley Hospital is a 120-bed facility, providing access to quality behavioral healthcare and substance abuse treatment to residents of New Mexico, West Texas and Arizona.
Mesilla Valley Hospital currently has a Psych Registered Nurse RN/LCSW/LPCC/LMSW/MSW position available for PT Sunday and Monday 11p-7a. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
The Intake Liaison is responsible for screening potential admissions and determining an appropriate level of care to recommend to the physicians. This position interfaces closely with the medical staff, fellow department heads and administration, treatment team, external case managers, managed care organizations, and also functions as a liaison with other hospital departments. Intake Liaison will assist with assessments and referrals by reviewing labs, medical issues, and evaluate patient’s medical needs as well as obtain admission orders to the facility.
The following are the job requirements for the Psych Registered Nurse RN/LCSW/LPCC/LMSW/MSW Assessment and Referral department -PT Sunday and Monday 11p-7a
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work or a clinically related mental health field. A minimum of one year of clinical experience LPCE, LMFT, LCSW, preferred. RN or applicable license acceptable.
SKILLS: Working knowledge of the mental health field and experience in clinical interviewing, patient assessment, family motivation, treatment planning, communicating with external review organizations or comparable entities, and working effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.
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