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Youth Emergency Room Enhancement (ERE) Liaison in Wentzville, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 9/14/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $20.24/$21.54 dep on education level

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for engaging youth and their families into services, assisting them in accessing needed services and resources to achieve and maintain health and recovery.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

• Provide individual assistance to consumers in accessing needed mental health and medical services
• Provide individuals assistance to consumers in accessing a variety of public services including financial and housing, including assistance on an emergency basis and directly helping to meet needs for food, shelter and clothing
• Assist consumers to access and utilize a variety of community agencies to acquire ongoing social, educational, vocational and health and housing resources
• Training, coaching and supporting in daily living skills, including housekeeping, cooking, personal grooming, accessing transportation, keeping a budget, paying bills and maintaining an independent residence
• Follow up with consumers regarding appointments, completion of forms, returning forms or receipts and other similar activities
• Assist client with transportation as clinically indicated; Driving is an essential function of this position
• Act as a member of the Youth Emergency Room Enhancement (YERE) team
• Collaborate with YERE team members, Adult ERE team members and community partners to facilitate treatment
• Other duties as assigned

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

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
• Multitasking/Planning
• Organizational/Time Management
• Problem Solving
• Risk Management/ Assessment
• Strategic Thinking
• Teamwork

 

WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK

Operating vehicles or machinery

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION(S): EDUCATION

• Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, rehabilitation/vocational/pastoral counseling, family therapy or closely-related field required
• Master’s degree in psychology, social work, rehabilitation/vocational/pastoral counseling, family therapy or closely-related field preferred (*required if position is in the BHN network)

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

• The completion of a practicum or at least one (1) year of experience under the supervision of a QMHP preferred
• All experience must include working with individuals with psychiatric, substance use, and/or developmental disabilities
• A valid driver's license and agency established minimum automobile coverage required

QUALIFICATION(S): LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

• Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) preferred
• PLPC, LPC, LMSW or LCSW preferred

 

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