$30/ hour - ASW/ AMFT
$45/ hour - LCSW/ MFT
Our client, a is a 16-bed locked acute psychiatric inpatient program for adults aged 18+, diagnosed with serious mental illness, experiencing a mental health emergency and require intensive treatment and support. The Crisis Stabilization Program is a locked crisis program. It serves youths up to the age of 18 admitted involuntarily, and adults, aged 18+ admitted both voluntarily and involuntarily. The length of stay is up to 23 hours.
Employment Status: Temporary, 1 - 2 months
Shift: AM, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Days: M - F
The Psychiatric Emergency Clinician independently conducts child, youth, and adult 5585/5150 evaluations and releases per 5585/5150 regulations. The Psychiatric Emergency Clinician is the primary clinician for engaging and educating members served, families, and significant others in crisis stabilization, treatment, level of care determination, and mental health recovery. Serves as a liaison to community programs and develops strategic partnerships to enhance aftercare plans of members served and their families.
• AMFT or ASW, LCSW or MFT
• Two (2) years of direct service experience in a behavioral health setting
• Preferred - Prior work experience in a crisis setting, acute psychiatric setting, and healthcare setting which has included assessment of psychiatric and behavioral health members served, 5585/5150 evaluations and releases of 5585/5150 involuntary holds, as well as level of care determination, family treatment, aftercare and discharge planning
• Preferred- Previous experience in providing treatment in an involuntary 24-hour a day, 7-day a week locked crisis unit