Crisis Clinician – Geropsych – Per Diem 8 Hour Variable Shifts – (Glendale, California, United States)

The Crisis Team member is an authorized Licensed Mental Health Professional, having completed all requirements for Los Angeles County LPS designation to evaluate and/or place mentally disordered persons meeting criteria for Involuntary Hospitalizations on 5150 Holds to Verdugo Hills Hospital for 72-hour emergency intervention. The Crisis Team Member will coordinate assessment information with the Medical Director, Program Director and/or Clinical Director/Charge Nurse and appropriate Community Agencies prior to disposition or transport.

The hourly rate range for this position is $29.00 – $45.20. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Experience/Knowledge:
– Minimum three years current experience as a Licensed Mental Health Professional working with adult, geriatric and orthopedic patients, recent psychiatric experience preferred.

License/Certification:
– Licensed Mental Health Professional.
– Current BCLS certification
– AB 508 Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire or transfer into the department, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.

As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles backed by an academic medical center. With its 40-year legacy of personalized care from expert physicians, experienced nurses and a dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USC–VHH brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials.

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