Licensed Clinician (Weekends) - Assessment & Intervention Center

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46203

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: SEMHC  

Req ID:  11035 


Schedule: Part Time 

Shift: Weekends 


Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.




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Job Role Summary

The Assessment and Intervention Center (AIC) Licensed Clinician provides assessment, intervention and support services to all individuals experiencing mental illness, substance use, or homelessness presenting to the AIC.  The AIC Licensed Clinician directly interfaces with law enforcement and community referral sources, including the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, and Marion County hospital emergency rooms.  The AIC Licensed Clinician evaluates needs and risk of each referral and AIC resident to help drive linkage of these individuals to treatment and community resources.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

•    Proactively contributes to Eskenazi's mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County. Models Eskenazi values.
•    Endorses and models a strengths based, community centered model of care.
•    Provides assessment, intervention, and supportive services to those individuals referred to, and staying at, the AIC.
•    Conducts crisis mental health and substance abuse screenings.
•    Evaluates psychosocial status and needs for the development of an appropriate care plan
•    Provides daily living skills education when appropriate.
•    Serves as a referral source for referrals and residents, working cooperatively with community resources/agencies.
•    Maintains appropriate documentation for all services provided.
•    Provides ongoing evaluative, crisis response, linkage, and direct client supportive services to the Assessment and Intervention Center housing unit.
•    Provides AIC supportive services in both group and individual settings.
•    Conducts screening for suicide and homicide risk.
•    Screens for acute care services, including detoxification and substance use acute care.
•    Supervises masters-level social work, counseling, and marriage-family therapy students who are in practicum at the AIC.
•    Assists with service development and performance improvement.

Job Requirements

•    Master's degree in Human Services field with license required (LMHC, LCSW, LMFT)
•    Valid Indiana driver's license
•    LCAC preferred but not required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•    Knowledge
o    Knowledge of best standards for age appropriate care.
o    Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
o    Training in the use and side effects of psychotropic medications.
•    Skills
o    Advanced critical thinking regarding assessment, crisis intervention, within a strength-based framework.
o    Strong interpersonal skills/ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both verbal and written communication.
o    Practice in mental health and addictions treatment.
o    Experience in providing risk assessments.
•    Abilities
o    Ability to gather, interpret and analyze client data.
o    Ability to provide case presentation to AIC nursing and paramedic staff.
o    Ability to receive feedback

•    Mental Status Exam
•    Psychotropic Medications
•    DSM-5
•    Legal
•    CPI
•    Functional Assessment (ANSA/CANS)
•    CPR
•    Confidentiality
•    Addictions




Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis