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Therapist- Crisis Center (Evenings)

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Due to critical service need of the communities we serve, we are offering a $4,000 sign-on bonus.* We are eager to continue to provide quality and compassionate care 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 contacWhen 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 servedIND1EDUCATIONIf individual is a RN:Associate/Bachelor's degree in nursing requiredMaster's degree in nursing preferredIf individual is a licensed therapist:Master's degree in counseling, social work, or psychology required if candidate is a licensed therapistWORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSIf 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 obtainedIf individual is a licensed therapist:At least three (3) years' similar work experience preferredWorking knowledge of DSM-5 requiredLICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONMust have (at least) one of the following credentials:RN (QMHP Qualifying)PLPC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, MFT or LMFTCompass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization offering accessible, comprehensive, & compassionate behavioral health, substance use treatment, family medicine and dental services throughout Missouri. Our network of care includes Royal Oaks Hospital and Adapt of Missouri. We are both a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC). Operating only from the highest ethical and professional standards, we provide access to innovative care designed to meet the health needs of the communities we serve. Our mission is "Inspire Hope. Promote Wellness."Why join us?We believe some of the most passionate people in the world work here. Our dedicated and talented staff are our most valuable asset. We strive to provide a work environment and services that are inclusive for our patients and our employees.At Compass Health Network, these are just a few of the benefits that we offer as an organization:Competitive benefitsAdvancement opportunitiesProfessional developmentLicensure supervisionMentor opportunitiesTuition reimbursementScholarship programEmployee Assistance ProgramHeadspace AccessPaid time off & Paid HolidaysNHSC Loan Repayment ParticipantWe welcome inquiries from qualified individuals who want to be part of a team of hardworking, dedicated and compassionate employees whose work helps us aspire to our vision of full, healthy, productive lives for everyone. We look forward to meeting you!*Signing bonuses paid as per bonus policy; exclusions may apply.Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.

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

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