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Crisis Clinician I - Safe Harbor - Evenings (2p-12a)

  • Job ID: 435927369
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Rotating Schedule includes Weekends & Holidays
  • Shift: Evening Job
  • Facility: Mon Yough Community Services
  • Department: Crisis Intervention
  • Location: 2560 W 12th Street, Erie PA 16505
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $18.02 to $28.82 / hour

Description

The Crisis Clinician position is now eligible for a sign-on bonus! If you are seeking a change and looking to make a difference in an underserved population, now is your moment to find your place at UPMC!!!
 
Sign-On Bonus Details 
2-year work commitment--$3,500
3-year work commitment--$5,000
 
Crisis is a 24/7 mobile program which allows a great opportunity for individuals to work with individuals experiencing mental health and substance use related concerns, gain expertise in resources in the community, working with a variety of other professionals and disciplines, etc.Crisis is a 24/7 mobile program which allows a great opportunity for individuals to work with individuals experiencing mental health and substance use related concerns, gain expertise in resources in the community, working with a variety of other professionals and disciplines, etc.
 
This position is responsible for assisting in the consumer service and clinical services. Primary responsibility is responding to mobile crisis calls from community professionals and persons. This includes, but is not limited to, answering questions, obtaining clinical information and scheduling outpatient evaluations, responding to telephone crisis, and documentation of all duties previously mentioned.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide crisis services in a community and/or office setting.
  • Provide insight & knowledge of insurance programs, processes and able to obtain authorizations as needed.
  • Work efficiently and independently in crisis setting.
  • Provide follow-up services to consumers by phone and/or mobile visits.
  • Meet standards for documentation and completes all required paperwork.
  • Manage crisis situations effectively using positive approaches.
  • Assist consumer in developing a crisis plan.
  • Support consumer and negotiates appropriate referral services.
  • Provide supportive counseling to consumers to promote stability.
  • Utilize specific techniques of motivational interviewing.
  • Complete consumer/family crisis assessments (face to face and telephone).

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work WITH two years clinical experience  OR Masters Degree in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work required. Other fields of study may be considered with coursework of at least 12 credits in human services and/or relevant mental health experience.
  • Work history that includes phone triage, as well as an in depth knowledge and proven skill at doing psychiatric assessments preferred.
  • Experience in behavioral health is preferred but training is provided to help build competency and confidence in this area.
  • Experience in mental health crisis intervention, case management, or in home therapy preferred.
  • Excellent, recovery-oriented interpersonal relations.
  • Ability to work shifts on weekends and holidays.
  • Abilitynto assume on call responsibilities.
  • 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:
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Driver's License
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal (Act 31 or Act 126 must be obtained within 90 days of hire or transfer.)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
 
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran
 
***Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.***

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