Due to rapid expansion in our service areas, we are offering immediate SIGN-ON BONUSES for nurses, licensed therapists/certified counselors, qualified mental health professionals, community support specialists, dental hygienists and direct care technicians. If you are interested in joining a progressive company whose mission focuses on the wellbeing of our customers and team members, apply today!

Therapist - Crisis Center (PRN) in Wentzville, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 1/21/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $26.29 - $33.29 Hourly Dependent on Licensure

Due to rapid expansion in all of our clinics, we are offering a $1,000 sign on bonus. We are eager to be able to continue to serve clients in our service areas and need you to make this happen!

POSITION PURPOSE

The Triage Clinician Lead is part of the person-centered integrated team and provides oversight to each team member, The Lead provides direct and indirect services to persons who present to the local Crisis Stabilization Center (CSC). They serve as the main assessor for these individuals who are in a behavioral health crisis and will complete the Open Access assessment, when applicable. This clinician will take the lead in directing the overall flow and referral processes at the CSC.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

• Triage individuals who present at the CSC by swiftly, but kindly, assessing the individual who will, most likely, be experiencing some sort of behavioral health distress
• Philosophically understand the purpose is to avoid unnecessary hospitalization and/or law enforcement contact
• When clinically appropriate, provide full assessments to complete Open Access
• Assessing appropriateness/readiness of referrals for all services, both internally and externally
• Function as the lead for the multi-disciplinary team
• Maintain client records, following agency and state regulations including knowledge of utilization management criteria
• Will provide culturally competent services to meet the unique cultural needs of each agency consumer and family member
• Be knowledgeable of other human/social services for purposes of referral if the agency is unable to provide a particular service and maintain documentation of such referrals
• Interface with other community partners (such as law enforcement, emergency medical personnel, etc.) to provide holistic services to persons served
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES – COMPANY WIDE

• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity

 

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION(S): DESIRED DEMONSTRATED KEY COMPETENCIES

• Analytical Thinking
• Change Readiness
• Collaborative Relationships
• Conflict Resolution
• Creative Thinking
• Communication – Oral
• Communication – Written
• Decision Making
• Empowers Others
• Flexible Thinking
• Forward Thinking
• Leadership
• Multitasking/Planning
• Organizational/Time Management
• Problem Solving
• Project Management
• Risk Management/ Assessment
• Strategic Thinking
• Teamwork
• Technical Expertise

QUALIFICATION(S): EDUCATION

If individual is a RN:
• Associate/Bachelor’s degree in nursing required
• Master’s degree in nursing preferred

If individual is a licensed therapist:
• Master’s degree in counseling, social work, or psychology required if candidate is a licensed therapist

QUALIFICATION(S): WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

If individual is a RN:
• At least two (2) years’ experience in a psychiatric or substance abuse treatment setting required if a Master’s in nursing degree is not obtained

If individual is a licensed therapist:
• At least three (3) years’ similar work experience preferred
• Working knowledge of DSM-5 required

QUALIFICATION(S): LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Must have (at least) one of the following credentials:
• RN (QMHP Qualifying)
• PLPC
• LMSW
• LPC
• LCSW
• LMFT

 

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.