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Crisis Clinician - Full-Time (40 hrs/week), 4pm-12am w/rotating weekends-$3000 SIGNING BONUS

Company: Common Ground
Location: pontiac
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SIGNING BONUS:$3000 to clinicians over 6 months: at hire, 90 days and at 6 monthsSUMMARY:The Crisis Clinician is a part of the Crisis Assessment Team, which is comprised of Welcoming Specialists, Crisis Traffic Coordinators, Oakland Crisis Intervention Recovery Team (OCIRT) Clinician and Recovery Coach, and the Shift Supervisor. The Crisis Clinician role provides 24-hour on-site and mobile assessment that focus on meeting the needs of all populations in crisis, emphasizing alternatives to hospitalization and continued support. The Crisis Clinician is an at-will position that reports to the Shift Supervisor of the Crisis Assessment Team. Clinicians in this role work with individuals and families/caregivers who are experiencing behavioral health/ substance use crises in the hospitals, or on site as walk-ins or via police and/or ambulance using the emergency entrance. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provide triages and assessments in hospitals and at the Resource & Crisis Center that include collateral contacts with Core Provider Agency and other people who know the individual well and who are involve in his/her life; crisis interventions and assessments are trauma informed and recovery-orientedAssess crisis and person/family's needs to determine service neededDocument all required and collected information in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) using Collaborative Documentation with persons servedDevelop the plan of care in collaboration with the individual/family and the Core Provider Agency based on strengths, needs, abilities, and consideration of preferences, and provide individuals served with due process/second opinion, etc.Ensure that eligible individuals who are released or diverted from jail are successfully linked to the most appropriate level of careAct as an advocate for the needs and rights of every person/family including service providers and community agentsComplete mobile emergency assessment and recommend level of care for private/public insurance contracted with Common GroundMake referrals and provide authorization for servicesParticipate in daily team huddlesWork closely with other Common Ground programs, crisis safety-net providers, Oakland Community Health Network, core provider network, area emergency departments, and the access systemComply with attendance and punctuality policies, as well as all other Common Ground policies and proceduresRELATED JOB FUNCTIONS:Ensure all paperwork is complete and provide person/family with necessary copies of signed documentsUtilize recovery principles while comforting people in crisis and provide hope, choice, empowerment in a recovery environmentDevelop understanding and management of wellness and triggersEducate and assist significant others and family members with the petitioning processEncourage persons and families we serve to be actively involved with planning and treatmentAssist with linking adults/children with substance use issues to the appropriate substance abuse serviceDuring slow times initiate assistance to other teamsProvide first aid and emergency procedures, as neededPerform other job-related duties as assignedSUPERVISION: NoneREQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESKNOWLEDGE OF:Michigan Mental Health CodeCommunity resourcesBasic intervention skillsCurrent behavioral management and de-escalation techniques in a safe, calm, and caring mannerSKILL TO:Perform job functions consistent with protocols, procedures, and job instructionsType and use EHR and operate office equipment efficientlyWork independently and apply critical thinking/decision making skillsEstablish and maintain effective working relationships with a multi-disciplinary teamDemonstrate proficiency in relevant software and applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)ABILITY TO:Relate to a diverse population which includes a variety of age, economic and educational backgroundsUnderstand and follow verbal and written instructions Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writingMaintain collaborative, inter-professional links with colleagues and other health care professionalsApply trauma informed principles and values with knowledge, decisions, and treatment of all people servedDemonstrate expertise with all populations or engages supervisor and/or co-workers to utilize their expertise with a specific populationREQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Master's Degree in Human Service fieldProfessional licensure in the State of MichiganAll Limited License Bachelor Social Workers (LLBSW), Limited License Master Social Workers (LLMSW), Limited License Professional Counselors (LLPC), and Temporary Limited License Psychologists (TLLP) must receive their permanent license (LBSW, LMSW, LPC, LLP) within 5 years from the issue date of the original limited/temporary license as published in the State of Michigan LARA system in order to continue their employment1+ year experience in treating or working with disabilitiesValid driver's license and clean driving recordPreferred Certification of one of the following:CAADC Certified Advanced Addiction Drug CounselorCAC-R Certified Addiction Counselor IC ReciprocalCCDP Certified Co-occurring Disorder ProfessionalCCDP-D Certified Co-occurring Disorder Professional DiplomatExperience providing crisis intervention servicesExperience with broad range of age groups and disabilities, including childrenExperience with persons with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorderStandard met for Mental Health Professional and Child Mental Health ProfessionalESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:Physical Requirements:The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.Environmental Working Requirements:Work is done in a recovery oriented and supportive clinical/crisis environment. Assignments may require work to be done on an individual basis or in teams with members at various staffing levels. The work environment is that of a crisis center and may subject staff to behavioral and medical events that could be physically hazardous. Local travel requiring the use of one's vehicle is necessary in order to provide mobile assessments but does not include transporting people served. Other Requirements:The ability to work various shifts and hours including weekday and weekend hours; Some local travel may be required; All electronic or hard copy documents are complete, accurate, and signed prior to end of shift; Attitude and actions are aligned with the organizational mission and values; Promote a team environment; Focus on the strengths and needs of the person/families served; Complete Service Activity Logs in accordance with departmental standards; Adhere to established Quality Improvement Indicators; Participate in training and orientation of new staff and interns.The agency may in its sole discretion fill this position on a full-time, part-time or contingent basis with the individual best fit to perform the essential functions of the job. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the title. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Employees in this title are subject to a background check and a pre-employment physical.Common Ground is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Keywords: Common Ground, Pontiac , Crisis Clinician - Full-Time (40 hrs/week), 4pm-12am w/rotating weekends-$3000 SIGNING BONUS, Other , pontiac, Michigan

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