ED Behavioral Health Clinician - #196339

Rutland Regional Medical Center


Date: 06/08/2022 05:00 AM

City: Hubbardton, Vermont

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

The Social Worker is responsible for providing social work services to all customer groups affected by illness/disability often including lifestyle adjustment difficulties. Performs clinical assessment and provides support for mental health needs, suicidal thoughts, and addiction issues. Understands utilization criteria and case management principles in a health care setting, as well as relevant community resources, insurance, regulatory, and legal system knowledge.


Minimum Education



  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling


Minimum Work Experience



  • Experience in individual and family therapy.

  • Five years’ experience working in healthcare setting preferred.

  • Two years of social work and medical crisis intervention, and knowledge of community resources or related experience preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications



  • Independent licensure preferred.

  • BLS Certification through American Heart Association*

  • Completion of endorsed patient/visitor de-escalation and restraint program certification.


    • Must obtain within 3 months of hire


Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities



  • Exhibits knowledge of Best Practice, DBT, CBT, and motivational interviewing.

  • Provides employee assistance in-services, and consultation to staff, physicians, and community providers about psychosocial aspects of care.

  • NASW code of conduct principles

  • Psychosocial assessments, utilization and case management principles.

  • Individual and family supportive advocacy.

  • Age-specific competencies.

  • Interdisciplinary collaboration.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Basic Microsoft Windows desktop application and navigation skills.

  • Demonstrates strong communication and listening skills.

  • Demonstrates good knowledge of community resources.

  • Demonstrates excellent collaboration skills in conjunction with working with providers, legal representation, regulatory agencies and those involved with risk and compliance.
  • Willingness and ability to provide On-call, after hours and/or weekend coverage on rotational basis.



Location: Rutland Regional Medical Center · Social Work

Schedule: full-time w/rotating wknds & holidays, day/evening shifts, Varied, includes weekends

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