Crisis Specialist - Kingman ^

US-AZ-Kingman
Job ID
2017-1948
# of Openings
10
Category
Behavioral Health/Social Work
Program
Crisis Mobile
Weekly Hours
40

Overview

We are pleased to share an exciting opportunity at Terros Health for a Crisis Specialist. You will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate.

 

Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than four decades, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.

 

If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotes Integrity, Compassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply!  If you are energized by helping people during their most challenging times, this vital opportunity will be rewarding.

Responsibilities

We are currently hiring for Crisis Specialist positions.

This position has a dual role: First, as part of the mobile crisis team, the Crisis Specialist responds on-site to individuals in crisis whose issues cannot be resolved by the crisis call center telephonically. Utilizing best practices in crisis intervention, the Crisis Specialist responds to and supports individuals and families in crisis. Second, engages in administrative activities necessary for the crisis department to function on a daily basis

 

Your duties would include but are not limited to:

  • Performing mobile crisis interventions in a variety of settings including individual residences, schools, and hospital emergency rooms.
  • Working effectively and respectfully with clients, families, schools, first responders and all others involved
  • Supporting hospital discharges by providing assessment, planning and facilitation with hospital team
  • Acting as a key interface between the Crisis Department and the crisis call center
  • Ensuring the necessary infrastructure is in place and operating
  • Helping manage the Crisis Department schedule
  • Working closely with fleet and facilities departments
  • Auditing of documentation to ensure administrative completeness and accuracy
  • Displaying flexibility and ability to adapt to change
  • For licensed clinicians, providing clinical oversight to BHTs as needed
  • Assisting Director and Manager with tasks as needed

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in behavior health, -or- any Bachelor’s degree plus one year experience in behavioral health, -or- GED/HS plus at least 3 years’ experience in behavioral health
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to obtain AZ fingerprint clearance card
  • Ability to perform physical duties associated with this role
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

Preferred:

  • A master's degree or higher in the field of behavioral health, Arizona BH licensure
  • 1-3 years of Substance Abuse, Mental Health, and/or other crisis management skills

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