Crisis Intervention Team Pre-Screener

Hopewell Health Centers, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Athens, Ohio posted August 28, 2018.

Hopewell Health Centers, Inc. is looking for a Mental Health Professional to fill their opening for a Full-time Crisis Intervention Team Pre-Screener at their Athens Behavior Health Clinic. Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) workers evaluate individuals in psychiatric crisis and enable them to receive appropriate services (e.g., hospitalization, crisis residential services, CPST or outpatient counseling.).

Position Overview:

- Full-time, afternoons and evenings, Monday-Friday
- Pre-screeners assess children and adults suffering from acute symptoms of mental illness to determine dangerousness to self or others and need for hospitalization or other interventions.
- Provides crisis stabilization service, evaluations, and intakes, pre-hospital screening, CPST services, and individual, couples, family and group counseling when appropriate.
- Emphasizes brief psychological and behavioral interventions with persons in need of crisis intervention.
- Provides emergency mental health evaluations of persons who may require involuntary and/or court ordered psychiatric hospitalization.
- Provides hospital pre-screening of individuals seeking involuntary psychiatric hospitalization.
- Facilitates psychiatric hospitalizations when needed, as well as diversion (e.g. to Respite) when possible.
- Provides secondary CPST services to clients as needed.

Job Requirements:

- LSW, LPC, or RCT License by the Ohio CSWMFT Board;
Or RN License;
- Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or Ohio RN license;
- Good verbal and written communication skills;
- The ability to work effectively with clients suffering from acute symptoms of mental illness and to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team;
- Valid driver’s license, good driving record and vehicle suitable for transportation.

Hopewell Health Centers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Thank you for considering joining our team!

Skills Required

  • LSW
  • LISW
  • LPC
  • LPCC
  • MFT
  • RCT

Package

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package Available

Benefits: Job Benefits: - Company paid benefits include Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, 8 Paid Holidays, Bereavement, 401K Employer Match, and Jury Duty Leave - Generous Percentage of Health Insurance Premium is Employer Paid - Additional benefits offered include Medical, Vision, Dental, Short-term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, and Health Savings Account - Competitive Salaries - Employee Appreciation Days - Travel Reimbursement - Cell Phone Reimbursement (If applicable)

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a current resume to jobs@hopewellhealth.org.