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Crisis Technician I-Safe Harbor- (Nights/Overnights)

  • Job ID: 243970629
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Mon Yough Community Services
  • Department: Crisis Residential Unit
  • Location: 2560 W 12th Street, Erie PA 16505
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.50 to $20.57 / hour

Description

Assist in consumer services. Maintain a warm, friendly and hospitable environment. Answer questions, obtain clinical information and documentation of all duties previously mentioned.

 

This is a full-time NIGHT/OVERNIGHT position.

 

This hire will work in a small, 8 bed behavioral health facility serving as a diversion from inpatient behavioral health. This hire will work closely with the client to ensure a safe discharge plan to the home, hospital, or another residential facility. Dress code will be business casual and parking is free on site.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide assistance with ADLs, hygiene and laundry as needed.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary activities such as staff meetings.
  • 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.
  • Use motivational interviewing with Consumers in a crisis office/residential setting.
  • Manage crisis situations effectively using positive approaches.
  • 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.
  • Meet standards for documentation and completes all required paperwork.
  • Maintain the therapeutic milieu, including safety.
  • Provide supportive counseling to promote consumer stability by utilizing a person centered, strength based model of intervention.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • B.S. degree 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 31 or Act 126 - must be obtained within 90 days.ASIST Certification to be obtained within 1 year of hire or transferCPR within 30 days of hire or transfer

    ASIST within 1 year, CCMC within 60 days, CPR within 30 days

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) OR Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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