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Providence Psychiatric Liaison in Santa Rosa, California


We are looking for a Psychiatric Liaison for the Psychiatric Emergency Department at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days

Job Summary:

Responsible for oversight and coordination of requests on the medical floors (as appropriate) for Behavioral Health Services including: emergency room evaluations, psychiatric consultations, and referrals to appropriate psychiatric settings including transfer to inpatient psychiatric units as necessary. Provides psychosocial assessments, community resource information and referrals to patients and families based upon identified patient needs. Performs psychological clinical evaluations and makes independent clinical recommendations based upon clinical assessment. Requires independent psychosocial assessment skills with minimal onsite supervision.

Essential Functions:

  • Supports care coordination via bio-psychosocial assessment, program linkage, and mobilization of community resources and referrals.

  • Provides assessment for 5150 criteria and determination of appropriate disposition.

  • Ensures placement or linkage to other support services.

  • Responsible for determination and execution of discharge options to appropriate level of care/service, ensures smooth transition of care.

  • Provides clinical input into treatment and discharge plans, ongoing active collaboration and communication as part of multidisciplinary team.


  • Able to interact professionally with referral sources and patients on phone and in person.

  • Knowledge of and ability to provide crisis intervention, conflict resolution, problem-solving techniques, brief supportive grief therapy and make appropriate referrals to community services for long-term support.

  • Ability to manage conflict.

  • Ability to efficiently and effectively organize a variety of concurrent activities.

  • Skilled at ability to prioritize and multi-task in an ever-changing array of clinical situations.

  • Flexibility in role and responsibilities based on current needs of organization.

  • Ability to attain certification in management of aggressive behavior as offered by St. Joseph Health System.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: Master's Degree in Psychology or Social Work.


  • Inpatient experience with adult psychiatric patients.

  • Strong background in clinical assessment and treatment.


  • California license for independent practice as a mental health clinician such as MFT, LCSW, PhD., O

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education: Coursework/Training - Training in crisis intervention and management of aggressive


Experience: 2 years Experience with psychiatric assessment and referral.

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

About the Team

The Sisters of Providence and Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange have deep roots in California, bringing health care and education to communities from the redwood forests to the beach shores of Orange county - and everywhere in between. In Northern California, Providence provides health care services to Eureka, Redwood, Petaluma, Napa and Santa Rosa.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 116002
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Behavioral Health
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Support
Department: 7820 EMERGENCY SVC BH
Address: CA Santa Rosa 1165 Montgomery Dr

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.