New Horizons of the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee

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Emergency Screener II (FT)

at New Horizons of the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee

Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1153226
Keywords: emergency

Job Description

  • Screening
  • Fort Pierce, FL, USA
  • Full Time

To provide emergency mental health and substance abuse evaluations, crisis intervention and appropriate dispositions for individuals presenting at the Emergency Evaluation Unit in severe and acute distress.


1.0 Conducts emergency evaluations for new and existing clients presenting for emergency services as assigned by the supervisor.
1.1 Emergency evaluations are performed in accordance with the Agency's protocol for conducting emergency evaluations.

2.0 Provides emergency interventions and appropriate dispositions for assigned clients.
2.1 All emergency interventions are documented in writing on the emergency evaluation protocol including, but not limited to, external referral sources contacted and outcome; internal referral sources contacted and outcome; and other intervention modalities utilized, e.g. crisis for the individual and his/her family.
2.2 Final Crisis/Screening Unit disposition for each assigned client is accurately documented in writing on the emergency evaluation protocol.

3.0 Performs functions in computer system.
3.1 Searches for client SR#s/Assigns new SR#s as necessary.
3.2 Enters and/or updates basic Client Demographics.
3.3 Enters data into the following CMHC records:
Agency Admissions for all new clients
Assessment RU Admissions
Assessment RU Discharges
RU Admissions for Inpatient Units
RU Transfers of Inpatient Units

4.0 Performs other duties as requested.
4.1 Miscellaneous duties are performed according to instruction.


Master's Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, education, mental health counseling, psychiatric nursing, or be a registered nurse.