General Summary: Under the general direction of the Manager and/or Clinical Coordinator, the Crisis Staff are responsible for Behavioral Health Prevention Education, and Crisis Stabilization Services. Crisis staff receive guidance from a licensed independent as assigned according to the specific GSA. Crisis staff serves children, adolescents, adults, senior adults and families by providing phone, walk-in, and in-home crisis counseling to consumers to facilitate immediate stabilization of emotions and behavior. Must be able to work evening/overnight shift when required, and weekend shifts as scheduled.
Responsible for Crisis stabilization services in assigned coverage area.
Responsible for assessment, evaluation and disposition of all crisis referrals directed to them.
Develops and maintains network of appropriate resources to allow for best practices’ approach to Crisis stabilization. Disseminates current information about the community's available resources.
Will be asked to assess individuals in crisis situations including but not limited to: alcohol and substance use issues, psychosis, paranoia, suicidal ideation, and victims of domestic violence.
Must operate and collaborate with Nursewise, M.D.’s on-call, law enforcement agencies, and other agencies that may be directly involved.
Provide written and /or verbal data to Treatment teams as required for follow-up and to provide a continuum of care.
Must be able to respond to Crisis within 1 hour, and coordinate crisis interventions and referrals to the appropriate level of care.
Develops short term crisis management plans with consumers/or families when appropriate.
Assists consumers in developing a plan of action and makes appropriate referrals where needed.
Develop and provide basic crisis information and support/prevention to the ACTS team and the public and other agencies.
Responsible for following any policies, procedures, and controls established by the organization, the HIPAA Privacy Officer, and/or the HIPAA Security Officer regarding access to, protection of, and the use of the PHI.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education –Bachelor's degree in a field related to behavioral health with 1 year of experience preferred. Associate's degree accepted with 2-4 years of experience in behavioral health field.
Minimum 21 years of age.
Arizona Driver’s License, 39-month Motor Vehicle Report and proof of vehicle registration and liability insurance that meets insurance requirements.
Must possess Level 1 fingerprint clearance.
CPR and First Aid certification (Employer provides).
San Carlos, AZ
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