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Research Psychiatric Center

Assessment Social Worker Counselor

Kansas City, MO, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
Behavioral and Social Work   Job ID: 09745-70400
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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have the career opportunities as a Psychiatric Assessment Clinician you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Research Psychiatric Center a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At RPC, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

    • Student Loan Repayment
    • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
    • Paid Personal Leave
    • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
    • Identity Theft Protection discounts
    • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
    • Adoption Assistance
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

We strive to provide the best possible care to our patients.


We are seeking an Assessment Clinician for our call center to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care.  Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do.  We want you to apply now!


About this unit:

  • Our Call Center Assessment Clinician teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions.
  • Our Assessment Clinicians for the call center provide emergency triage and crisis assessment to determine, and co-facilitate, the required plan of care to ensure optimal safety and patient outcomes across the age and mental health disease spectrum. 
  • Our assessments may be conducted in emergency room settings, and other locations, and by tele-assessment.   


  • The hours for this position are Saturday 9am to 9pm (RPC Intake), Sunday 9am to 9pm (RPC Intake), and Monday 3pm to 1am (RMC ED).
  • Responsibilities of the mobile assessor include assessment and clear documentation of the determination of what course of care immediately meets the needs of the patient.
  • Coordination and facilitation of the patient's course of treatment as determined by the assessment.
  • Collaboration and communication inside an interdisciplinary team that includes physicians, emergency room providers and staff, community partners and providers, and departmental and inter-departmental teams.
  • The mobile assessor/clinician will need to be familiar with and utilize all available resources in addressing the clients needs to ensure the best plan of care is available and facilitated.
  • Will assist with other transfer center referral activities as part of the mobile assessor role.


What Qualifications You Will Need:
  • Master's degree in Social Work or Counseling from an accredited university or Registered Nurse with BSN or Master's degree preferred with two years of acute psychiatric experience
  • Current Missouri and Kansas licensure required. LCSW, LSCSW, LPC, PLPC, LMSW or RN with BSN or MSN preferred.
  • Two years of acute psychiatric experience required
  • Working knowledge of the DSM preferred.  Demonstrated knowledge or training in the developmental and emotional needs of patients of all ages. Has a clear understanding of regulatory requirements with an emphasis on EMTALA and HIPPA compliance.
  • Working knowledge of community referral sources and systems is preferred


For over 30 years Research Psychiatric Center has offered a complete range of acute inpatient, day treatment and community-based outpatient behavioral healthcare. In our 100-bed facility, we treat adolescents, adults and senior adults for emotional disorders, mental illness and substance abuse.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Assessment Clinician opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. 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 Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.


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Behavioral and Social Work
Full-time • No Weekends

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