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Indiana University Health

Behavioral Health Specialist

System Clinical Services
Date Posted
22 November, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
320552
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Behavioral Health Specialist

Job Description

Overview

Will work as a member of the virtual behavioral health team to support patients as they move through various levels of care. Will primarily locate, coordinate, and make behavioral health referrals for ongoing treatment in the community. Will collaborate with behavioral health and medical teams as well as the families of patients to identify appropriate referrals and problem solve potential barriers. Will build and maintain strong working relationships with community referral sources. Will work independently to facilitate seamless transitions to step-down levels of care. Will demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills and perform other duties as assigned to support the programs and patients. 

 Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent years of experience required.
• Clinical license and/or other certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
• 0-3 years of experience is required.
• Experience with matrix organization and complex work environment a plus.
• Experience exhibiting professional judgment and diplomacy in handling unexpected problems and frequent interruptions is required.
• Requires basic proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Behavioral Health Specialist Role

Overview

Will work as a member of the virtual behavioral health team to support patients as they move through various levels of care. Will primarily locate, coordinate, and make behavioral health referrals for ongoing treatment in the community. Will collaborate with behavioral health and medical teams as well as the families of patients to identify appropriate referrals and problem solve potential barriers. Will build and maintain strong working relationships with community referral sources. Will work independently to facilitate seamless transitions to step-down levels of care. Will demonstrate professional written and verbal communication skills and perform other duties as assigned to support the programs and patients. 

  • qualifications__list
     Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent years of experience required.
  •  Clinical license and/or other certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  •  0-3 years of experience is required.
  •  Experience with matrix organization and complex work environment a plus.
  •  Experience exhibiting professional judgment and diplomacy in handling unexpected problems and frequent interruptions is required.
  •  Requires basic proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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