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Intake Clinician OR Intake Nurse (RN/LPN) - Sign-on Bonus available

Company: Fairfax Behavioral Health
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesFairfax Behavioral Health (a UHS facility):Fairfax Behavioral Health, founded in 1930, is a private, free-standing mental health hospital that specializes in psychiatric and detox treatment. We strive to meet and respond to the needs of our community by offering a continuum of care and evidenced-based programs at multiple locations within our region. We have behavioral health facilities and services located in Kirkland, Everett and Monroe, Washington. Mental and behavioral health challenges are a growing concern within our communities. Whether it is ourselves or a loved one, we will all likely be affected by behavioral health and mental disorders or illness. This drives our passion for providing evidenced-based outpatient and inpatient psychiatric treatment programs with successful outcomes.For more information, please visit us at https://www.fairfaxhospital.com/COVID-19 Vaccination requirement:After October 18, 2021 all Washington state healthcare employees, educators, contractors, and interns will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination record as a condition of employment. You must submit your documentation to Human Resources before your first day of employment with Fairfax. Please remember to bring your COVID-19 immunization card to your orientation with our HR team.POSITION SUMMARY:We are seeking a Master's Level Intake Clinician OR Nurse (RN or LPN) to join our Intake and Assessment team located in Kirkland, WA. Our intake team operates 24/7 handling referrals from hospitals, DCRs and providers for our Kirkland, Everett and Monroe campuses. Intake clinicians and nurses also assist callers from across the state with inquiries into our services for both mental health and substance use concerns.The Intake team functions as the entry point for all those who seek services at our facilities. The work environment is energetic, and fast-paced. We are looking for individuals with strong clinical skills and the ability to build rapport quickly with callers, whether it's a referral source, potential patient, or a caller concerned about a loved one. The ideal candidate is able to work independently while also possessing the ability and awareness of when to step in to the help with the effort of the team as whole. Candidates must have experience being a part of a multi-disciplinary team and are able to communicate professionally with different departments within the hospital. Strong phone, clinical assessment, and interpersonal communication skills are also required.The position is full-time and weekend shifts are required. Apply online!Sign-on Bonus: $5,000 with commitment for all shiftsQualificationsEducation: Masters degree in social work or mental health related field; a Registered Nurse (RN); OR a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)Experience: A minimum of one (1) years' experience in social work or a mental health setting. Familiarity with WA state mental health system is preferredAdditional Requirements: Active WA State License LICSW, LMHC, LMFT, RN or LPN (Associate's licenses also accepted). Must be able to complete CPR, 1st Aid, Handle with Care, and Verbal De-escalation trainings upon hireEEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Fairfax Behavioral Health, Kirkland , Intake Clinician OR Intake Nurse (RN/LPN) - Sign-on Bonus available, Healthcare , Kirkland, Washington

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