HELP OTHERS, MAKE A DIFFERENCE, SAVE A LIFE.
At the Helen Ross McNabb Center, our mission is "Improving the lives of the people we serve." Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Master's Level Walk In Center Clinician.
SUMMARY - Master's Level Walk In Center Clinician
The Master's Level Walk In Center Clinician performs face-to-face assessments of clients experiencing a psychiatric emergency to determine the level of service needed. The clinician facilitates referral-related activities to link clients with needed services and follows-up with clients to ensure appropriate treatment is being rendered. Assessments are performed at the main site and in community settings.
Due to CSU and WIC being 24 hours/7 days per week programming, the following expectations are applied to all staff working in these programs.
· All staff will be present and on time for shift in order to relieve previous shift.
· All staff will stay on shift until relief coverage arrive.
· All staff have been briefed on the nature of the programming and understand that shifts must be covered in order to keep our staff and clients safe.
· All staff recognize that if bad weather is predicted be prepared to make it in prior to poor travel conditions and to stay until relieve staff can make it in.
This position requires utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business. Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment.
REQUIREMENTS - Master's Level Walk In Center Clinician
Education/Knowledge: A Master's degree in a health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology and experience working with individuals with mental illness and/or co-occurring diagnoses. Preferred Master's level licensed or license eligible clinician. Must have mental ability to exercise sound judgment under pressure. The necessary skills for this position include the ability to demonstrate appropriate boundaries, ability to be an empathic listener, and flexibility, willingness, and adaptability to work with diverse populations.
Experience: Must have course work and or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and crisis intervention. Must have experience in working with special populations including individuals with Severe and Persistent Mental Illnesses and Co-Occurring Disorders. Computer experience is helpful. Experience working in a crisis setting preferred.
Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.
Physical: Exposure to biological hazards. Hearing of normal and soft tones as well as close eye work. Valid driver's license. Lifting up to 50 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching. To ensure the safety of the clients and staff, this position requires certification in and adequate implementation of verbal and physical de-escalation techniques (Handle with Care) that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding another person, going down on knees, running, and walking. CPR and First Aid certification required.
Compensation: Starting salary for this position is approximately $44,734 /yr based on relevant experience and education.
The McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services. The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.
MC is an EOE. MC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required. This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.