Job Description

Job Title: Crisis Technician I - Hamot ED
Job ID: 710152
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Crisis Intervention
Location: 2560 W 12th Street, Erie PA 16505

Description

Purpose:
The Crisis Clinician I will assist in consumer services. Maintain a warm, friendly and hospitable environment. Answer questions, obtain clinical information and documentation of all duties previously mentioned.

 

This position will be located in at UPMC Hamot in the Emergency Department.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a member of the recovery team to provide direct care to individuals and families of the walk-in & structured residence based on CSSP principles, recovery and rehabilitation model of care.
  • Maintain the therapeutic milieu, including safety.
  • Manage crisis situations effectively using positive approaches.
  • Meet standards for documentation and completes all required paperwork.
  • Participate as member of a multidisciplinary treatment team, working in conjunction with crisis care staff, program staff, and physicians and participate in the development and implementation of treatment plans.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary activities such as staff meetings.
  • Provide assistance with ADLs, hygiene and laundry as needed.
  • Provide supportive counseling to promote consumer stability by utilizing a person centered, strength based model of intervention.
  • Use motivational interviewing with Consumers in a crisis office/residential setting.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
  • Crisis experience preferred.
  • Consistent ability to respond calmly and effectively, using good clinical judgment to both psychiatric and medical emergencies.
  • Provide direct total physical care to unpredictable, potentially violent mentally ill residents including lifting, supporting, running toward or away from areas where problems are occurring, and pushing or pulling equipment.
  • Excellent interpersonal relations and disposition that is warm, friendly, caring, kind, and hospitable toward consumers and colleagues.
  • Ability work efficiently and independently in crisis setting.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to work under stress, with an unpredictable consumer flow.
  • Flexible schedule; rotating shifts.
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored or may transport medications when they transport patients.
  • Transportation of medication is limited from one department to another.

 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

 

  • Act 126 Child Abuse Reporting or Act 31 Clearance
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training - ASIST Certification to be obtained within 1 year of hire or transfer
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.40 to $18.88

Union Position: No

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