Crisis Clinician I-Safe Harbor- Nights

Description

This Crisis Clinician I will be responsible for assisting in the consumer service and clinical services of Safe Harbor’s 24/7 mobile program. 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 crises, and documentation of all duties previously mentioned.

Prior experience with mental health or suicide risk assessment experience strongly preferred. This is a full-time, 38 hours/week position. The schedule will be evenings 2p-12a.


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 three 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.
  • Experience in mental health crisis intervention, case management, or in-home therapy preferred.
  • Excellent, recovery-oriented interpersonal relations.
  • Ability to work shifts, weekends, holidays, and to 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:
Act 31 or Act 126 must be obtained within 90 days of hire or transfer.

ASIST within 1 year of hire or transfer, Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC) within 60 days of hire or transfer
 

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran
Company
UPMC
Posted
06/11/2021
Location
Erie, PA 16505, US