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Therapist- Crisis Center (PRN)

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Due to rapid expansion in all of our clinics, we are offering a $1,000 sign on bonus. We are eager to be able to continue to serve clients in our service areas and need you to make this happen! The Therapist/Triage Clinician Lead is part of the person-centered integrated team and provides oversight to each team member, The Lead provides direct and indirect services to persons who present to the local Crisis Stabilization Center (CSC). They serve as the main assessor for these individuals who are in a behavioral health crisis and will complete the Open Access assessment, when applicable. This clinician will take the lead in directing the overall flow and referral processes at the CSC. Other responsibilities of the therapist/triage clinician lead: Triage individuals who present at the CSC by swiftly, but kindly, assessing the individual who will, most likely, be experiencing some sort of behavioral health distressPhilosophically understand the purpose is to avoid unnecessary hospitalization and/or law enforcement contactWhen clinically appropriate, provide full assessments to complete Open AccessAssessing appropriateness/readiness of referrals for all services, both internally and externallyFunction as the lead for the multi-disciplinary teamMaintain client records, following agency and state regulations including knowledge of utilization management criteriaWill provide culturally competent services to meet the unique cultural needs of each agency consumer and family memberBe knowledgeable of other human/social services for purposes of referral if the agency is unable to provide a particular service and maintain documentation of such referralsInterface with other community partners (such as law enforcement, emergency medical personnel, etc.) to provide holistic services to persons servedOther duties as assigned by supervisor IND1 EDUCATION If individual is a RN:Associate/Bachelor's degree in nursing requiredMaster's degree in nursing preferred If individual is a licensed therapist:Master's degree in counseling, social work, or psychology required if candidate is a licensed therapist WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS If individual is a RN:At least two (2) years' experience in a psychiatric or substance abuse treatment setting required if a Master's in nursing degree is not obtained If individual is a licensed therapist:At least three (3) years' similar work experience preferredWorking knowledge of DSM-5 required LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION Must have (at least) one of the following credentials:RN (QMHP Qualifying)PLPC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, MFT or LMFT Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Jefferson City , Therapist- Crisis Center (PRN), Healthcare , Jefferson City, Missouri

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