Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type: Full Time
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Hours (i.e. shift): Rotating Shifts
Starting Salary Range: $21.17 - $29.42 per hour
Salary/Benefit Notes: Generous Paid Time Off!
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: Open
Required Security Clearance: None
We have an opening for an Emergency Telephone Worker in our Emergency Services Unit program! The Emergency Telephone Worker (CCSI) position is responsible for providing a wide array of culturally sensitive, recovery oriented, trauma sensitive, direct clinical services provided in conjunction with other staff. Services provided by this position may include assessment, treatment planning, referrals and case management. The Emergency Telephone Worker is responsible for a variety of tasks related to telephone screening, assessment, intervention, counseling, referral and follow-up with persons who are experiencing a mental health emergency. These services are based on an understanding not only of the consumers' symptomatology, but also of his/her strengths and social/cultural resources. This position on the emergency services team involves working rotating shifts as needed, including evenings weekends and holidays in order to ensure that the clinical needs of the program are being met and to enable the program to operate 24 hours a day, seven days as week, 365 days a year.
Journey Mental Health Center (JMHC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the agency's belief that staff diversity and cultural humility are the foundation for services, which are accessible, effective, and relevant to the diverse needs of our consumers.
It is important that we choose employees that reflect our mission, vision and values, thus our selection process is thorough and sometimes longer than other employers.
Thank you in advance for providing us with complete and accurate application materials and for your patience when waiting to hear from us.
Though you may have excellent experience, strong work ethic and passion for recovery, due to our funding contractual agreements, candidates we hire must meet the Essential Qualifications specified in the job postings in order to be offered an interview. Please review the qualifications carefully. We wouldn't want you to put effort into your application materials if you don't meet the essential qualifications.
You can read about the many benefits of working at JMHC on our careers page.
FOLLOWING IS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The Emergency Telephone Worker reports directly to the assigned supervisor with overall program supervision provided by the Director Minimum annual service hours are 1200. This position is included in the Professional Bargaining Unit.
Bachelor's degree in a related behavioral health field with 1 year of clinical experience
4 years of clinical experience with chronically mentally ill persons