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AdventHealth Careers for Veterans Crisis Assessment Specialist PRN
Denver, CO


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One 

  • Paid Days Off from Day One 

  • Student Loan Repayment Program 

  • Career Development  

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources 

**Our promise to you: **  

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.  

Schedule: PRN Shift:  Night

Location: AdventHealth Porter

The role you'll contribute:

Responsible for assessment of clients in consultation and cooperation with emergency department personnel, psychiatrists, clinicians, attending physicians and managed care representatives. Provides recommendation for disposition. The Crisis Assessment Specialist may perform the following as required: face-to-face evaluations, telephone triage evaluations, respond to and/or triage patient/family complaints, assist in management of all assessment records, perform statistical analysis, and perform billing-related activities connected with assessments.

The value you'll bring to the team:

  • Provides quality and timely assessment and referral services incorporating diagnostic skills and state specific regulations.

  • Develops and offers safe and clinically appropriate disposition recommendations to psychiatrists, emergency department physicians, attending physicians within hospital, other mental health clinicians, managed care representatives and clients.

  • Serves as primary communication liaison between clients, family members, emergency department staff, physicians, managed care representatives and behavioral healthcare personnel.

  • Assures the continuity of patient care upon completion of the assessment by assisting in the implementation of the referral recommendation.

  • Clinical documentation, including treatment plans, updates, and date/time of patient interaction, is completed according to department and hospital standards.

  • Ability to prioritize and balance the various and at times irreconcilable interests of the patient, the insurance companies, medical staff, and the available programs and facilities.

  • Ability to provide on-call coverage outside of standard scheduled hours per department and/or facility policy. May conduct after-hours crisis counseling for referred clients.

  • Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops to remain current with industry changes.

  • Consistently complies with all requirements of Federal and State laws, accreditation standards and ethics guiding the behavioral health profession and AdventHealth policies and standards of care.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :

R equired:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, social work, nursing, or related behavioral health field

  • Three years direct behavioral clinical experience in an inpatient, outpatient, emergency, or residential treatment facility or setting.

  • Current Colorado State License in one of the following disciplines: Clinical Psychologist (PSY), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist (RN CNS), or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (RN NP)


  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers, American Heart Association.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Risk Management

Organization: AdventHealth Porter

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 3 - Night

Req ID: 23041636

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: Per Diem

    Pay Range: $32.5 - $51.65

  • Location: Denver, CO

  • Job ID: 23041636

  • Job Family: Risk Management

  • Shift: 3 - Night

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