Mental Health Consultant (Remote, South Central TN region)
Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Mental Health Consultant (Remote, South Central TN region)
- 2009531Job Social Work/Mental Health/Other TherapiesPrimary
Location TN-Columbia-VUMC Community Practices -
ColumbiaOrganization Psychiatry-Offsite Contract 104532Shift First
Role Summary:The Mental Health Consultant collaborates with state
agencies to assess and review clinical and placement needs of
children and adolescents in the custody of Tennessee Department of
Children's Services independently. Performs case reviews, provides
training to providers, consults with the Child and Family Team and
- Primary Remote Work / Home-based Remote Work with travel to
individual counties to DCS offices.
- Can live within a one-hour radius of Columbia, TN
(Murfreesboro, Nashville, Tullahoma).
- Covering the following 14 South Central TN counties: Bedford,
Coffee, Franklin, Giles, Grundy, Hickman, Lawrence, Lincoln, Lewis,
Marshall, Maury, Moore, Perry and Wayne.Department Summary:The
Department of Psychiatry provides inpatient and outpatient services
to children, adolescents, and adults with mental illnesses.The
major site for inpatient services is the Vanderbilt Psychiatric
Hospital (VPH).Outpatient services include the Vanderbilt Adult
Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic (VAPOC), the Child and Adolescent
Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic (CAPOC), and several school-based
programs.We provide services in the following clinical areas:
- Addiction Psychiatry
- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- General Psychiatry
- Geriatric Psychiatry
- Forensic Services
- Vanderbilt Comprehensive Assessment ProgramFor more
information, please visit https://www.vumc.org/psychiatryView how
Vanderbilt Health employees celebrate the difference they make
every day:Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:Located in
Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of
teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of
individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of
changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be
valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It
is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning
and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where
employees know they are part of something that is bigger than
themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle
for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to
advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient
care, education, and research.
VUMC Recent AccomplishmentsBecause we are committed to providing
the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of
our recent accomplishments:
- US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and
metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of
the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty
programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe
Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the
Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric
specialties nationally ranked.
- Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired"
hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical
- Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great
Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health
Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100
Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
- The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the
to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
- American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School
of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
- Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive
- National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their
peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
- Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a
row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ
- Performs case reviews.
- Provides training, on-going technical assistance, and
consultation to Tennessee Department of Children's Services
- Provides project management on quality improvement projects for
Tennessee Department of Children's Services staff.
- Contributes to the organization by actively participating in
process improvement initiatives and shared decision making.
- The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the
position and additional duties may be assigned.
Master's Degree in Counseling or Social Work and 3 years
post-Master's experienceLicensure, Certification, and/or
Prefer LPC or LCSW but not required.Physical Requirements/Strengths
needed & Physical Demands:Environmental Conditions
- Light Work category requiring exertion up to 20 lbs. of force
occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move
- Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without
- Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
- Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects
under 35 lbs from one level to another
- Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects
from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs,
with help of coworkers or assistive device
- Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object
holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or
- Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from
- Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and
forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower
extremities and back muscles
- Occasional: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent
falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self,
patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and
- Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps
using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
- Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on
knee or knees.
- Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and
forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders:
Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
- Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any
direction above shoulders.
- Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or
otherwise working with hand or hands.
- Occasional: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both
- Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
- Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any
direction below shoulders.
- Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working
primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
- Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging
- Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones
and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory
- Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less
and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral
vision, color vision.
- Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.
- Occasional: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens
and other contagious illnesses.INDTB
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