Community Health Systems Behavioral Health - Clinical Assessment Specialist in Franklin, Tennessee


CHSPSC, LLC seeks an Behavioral Health - Clinical Assessment Specialist for its Franklin, TN, headquarters Access team.

About Community Health Systems

Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the nation s leading operators ofgeneral acute care hospitals. A commitment to caring can be found in the heartsand minds of the physicians, nurses and thousands of other employees whosupport patient care at Community Health Systems-affiliated hospitals andclinics.

About this team

The Behavioral Health Access Center is a state of the art clinical assessmentand patient placement hub. Composed ofRegistered Nurses (RN), Social Workers, Therapists, and Providers who workcollaboratively to provide behavioral health assessments and referral/placementservices for patients located throughout CHS hospitals and affiliated providerswho may benefit from inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services.


Your Job

What you ll do

As a Clinical Assessment Specialist you will coordinate the transfer andacceptance of patients for all facilities in your region. You will collect relative clinicalinformation for a transfer request and work collaboratively to facilitate theassessment, disposition, and placement.

You will work with multiple departments within each hospital to fosterrelationships with referring facilities, physicians, other behavioral healthand hospital staff.

Here s a brief example of some of thework our Clinical Assessment Specialists do day-to-day;

● Ensure every patient interaction and assessment promotesthe well-being and safety of the behavioral health patient.

● Make psychiatricrisk assessments of behavioralhealth patients to assist making appropriate level of care decisions.

● Provide assistance with a patient's Discharge Safety Plan,in conjunction with generating the best patient clinical outcome. As well asformulating diagnostic impressions based upon review of systems, history,symptoms, and current presentation.


About you

If you are someone driven & dedicated to patient care and are seeking anopportunity to apply your clinical assessment or patient placement skillswithin a fast-paced and innovative patient care environment then you shouldfind working within the Access Center as a fulfilling and rewarding careerchoice.

Requirements you need

Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology,Counseling, or related field of study.

3-5 yearsof direct clinicalbehavioral healthcare experience.

Licensedin the state of Tennessee without restrictions (LCSW/LMSW, LPC/MHSP, , , withthe ability to obtain licensure in additional states as required.

What we offer

Our organization is built on great people. In turn, we provide good careeropportunities, professional development, and work environments that createsuperior job satisfaction. We havenumerous employee recognition programs and our affiliates also offercomprehensive employment benefits, including:


● Competitive compensation

● Paid time off plans for vacations, holidays and illness

● Health insurance, including coverage for medical, dental,vision, and prescription drugs

● 401(k) retirement plan

●Life and disability insurance

● Flexible spending accounts

Job: Corporate Positions

Organization: CHS Corporate

Location: TN-Franklin

Requisition ID: 1732722