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Mobile Crisis Response Clinician I
Job Code:402021-005
Location:102-Gloucester Cnsl Ctr
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary:Commensurate with Education and Experience
Closing Date:Open Until Filled
  

General Information:
Under general supervision, employee is responsible for providing short term-mobile crisis intervention/stabilization response, case management to children, adolescent and adults experiencing acute crisis related to mental health, substance use, co-occurring disorders and/or significant behavioral challenges that are active or cyclical in nature that may jeopardize current community living situation. Mobile Crisis Response includes mobile response in the home or community of the client to assess, plan, implement, monitor service plans and coordinate care with community partners and stakeholders thereby minimizing the likelihood of inpatient psychiatric treatment and promoting the maintenance of natural and existing supports. Work may be performed in such diverse settings as residential, psychosocial rehabilitation programs, schools, consumers’ homes, and outpatient clinics. Employee will provide after-hours/nights, weekend mobile crisis response on a scheduled basis for clients.  Services are designed to minimize an individual’s risk of an out of home placement due to acute psychiatric crisis and to link and connect the client to community-based services to continue to stabilize the crisis and prevent recurrences. Employee must exercise considerable initiative and judgment in the effective and efficient administration of departmental programs and community resources.  Employee must also exercise tact and courtesy when in contact with individuals, their families, agency staff, community providers and stakeholders.  Mobile Crisis Response Teams will respond to cross disabilities crisis throughout the MPNN and Colonial CSB catchment area communities.

Minimum Training and Experience:

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, or related field;
  • QMHP-C, QMHP-A, QMHP-E

Experience:

  • At least one year experience in human service or related field, andhas the required knowledge, skills, and abilities as outlined in the current DBHDS and DMAS guidelines for providers of Mobile Crisis Response services.

Special Requirements:
  • Must possess a valid Virginia Driver's License.
  • Must obtain a TB test with satisfactory results within 30 days of employment and annually thereafter as required by licensing authority.
  • Must maintain current CPR/First Aid certifications.
  • Must complete current Agency behavior management training (MANDT, TOVA, or NVCI) within first year of employment.
  • Must maintain all additional trainings and credentials as required by regulatory, licensing, and payer entities.

The agency of MPNN Community Services Board maintains a drug free workplace. EOE