Clinician - Adult/Youth Mobile Crisis Intervention (CBHC)
All days and shifts available!
$56K for Master's Level or LCSW
$63K for LICSW/LMHC
$68K for Independently Licensed for 3+ years!
To provide crisis assessment, intervention, and stabilization services across all service components.
Essential Job Functions
CLINICAL DUTIES/PATIENT CARE:
- Provide a complete diagnostic assessment to include risk assessment, differential diagnosis, and level of care recommendations.
- Provide specialized assessment and intervention.
- Manage crisis situations and other crises as assigned.
- Coordinate, collaborate and communicate with Brien Center colleagues, and other service organizations such as DMH, DSS, etc in the community.
- Provide clinical consultation and supportive services to patients in the clinics, hospital, schools or other places within Berkshire County.
- Provide case management and follow up services for patients evaluated by AMCI/YMCI.
- Obtain authorization, utilization review, and collaborate with insurance companies as needed and/ or appropriate.
- Make referrals to guide the admission process to hospital, respite, detox, and outpatient levels of care.
- Answer the phones and assist with triaging crisis calls and referrals.
- Treat patients and referral sources in a respectful and caring manner.
- Maintain clear and legible client records and complete documentation in a timely manner.
- Attend and participate in clinical supervision on a regular basis.
- Attend staff meetings and agency trainings as scheduled.
- Attend provider meetings and case supervision with direct care/community providers as directed or assigned.
- Provide training to new employees as directed or assigned.
- Provide oversight to student interns as directed or assigned.
- Cover shifts as assigned.
- Participate in program development and CQI/QA projects.
- Participate in case supervision.
- Follow and adhere to the policies and procedures of the Acute Care Division and the Brien Center.
- Maintain ethical and professional standards.
- Represent the Brien Center in a professional manner in all community contacts.
- Demonstrate a commitment to the Brien Center’s mission and community mental health principles.
- Flexibly respond to program needs.
- Work cooperatively with other staff and team members.
- PhD, MSW or Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, other equivalent graduate clinical degree.
- LCSW, LICSW, LMHC required within 6 months of eligibility date
- 2-3 year’s clinical experience preferred.
- Must have valid drivers license.
- Excellent oral and presentation skills
- Leadership talent and ability to think quickly and determine and implement clinical decisions.
- Proficient knowledge of computers.
- Knowledge of DSM IV
- Knowledge of community resources.
- Ability to work in a variety of settings including but not limited to: office; hospital emergency departments; hospital psychiatric and medical floors; police stations; patient homes; community agencies; schools, etc.
- Manual & visual dexterity; correctable
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.