Mental Health Care Provider - Youth Mobile Crisis Outreach Team

Description

Youth Mobile Crisis Outreach Team Mental Health Care Provider - Full Time
Hiring Range: $29.58/hr. - $36.97/hr.

Benefits:
  • Comprehensive and generous health, dental and vision benefits
  • Up to 19 days of PTO, 2 mental health days, and 8 paid holidays your first year (pro-rated for part-time)
  • Company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability
  • Student loan payment assistance and extensive training
  • An incredible team approach that is dynamic and collaborative


The Mental Health Care Provider provides prompt and focused expert response to persons in crisis compassionately and efficiently in keeping with State and SBHO-mandated crisis services. Provide immediate crisis resolutions emphasizing stabilizing the crisis in the least restrictive way, facilitating access to mental health and substance use disorder services, and performing risk assessments and crisis interventions. The Mental Health Care Provider works with Peer Crisis Support Specialists, other Mental Health Care Providers, and Designated Crisis Responders.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide crisis outreach services throughout Kitsap County, working within a collaborative and supportive team environment with assignments requiring outreaches for community crisis interventions and assessments.
  • In collaboration with DCRs and CPC, conduct face-to-face (FTF) assessments of individuals to determine their crisis and, when appropriate, provide warm handoff of clients to DCRs that meet criteria for involuntary detention under criteria defined by the Involuntary Treatment Act (RCW Ability to quickly deescalate, interview, assess, and mediate in hostile and volatile environments with potentially aggressive patients while maintaining calmness, situational awareness, and clinical control of the situation.
  • Maintain and demonstrate an expert-level working knowledge of WA State ITA RCW 71.05, 71.34, and DCR protocols.
  • Ability to quickly de-escalate, interview, assess, and mediate with potentially aggressive patients in hostile and volatile environments while maintaining calmness, situational awareness, and clinical control of the situation.

Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, social services, or behavioral health or Bachelor's degree in a related field.

EXPERIENCE: Experienced (minimum 3 years of job-related experience)

At least three years of experience in direct treatment of persons with mental illness or emotional disturbance, such experience gained under the supervision of a Mental Health Professional.

Possess and maintain a valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation

LICENSURE: Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration

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