Location: Las Cruces Crisis Center and Las Cruces area
Day/Night Shifts (2 positions)
Pay Rate:$25.00-$27.00 per hour
Summary of Job: The Mobile Crisis Clinician develops an assessment in the community where the individual is located and uses recovery-oriented language and therapeutic engagement to de-escalate and engage individuals in their start to recovery. The Mobile Crisis Clinician is a part of a two-person team that is called to the scene where an individual may be experiencing a behavioral health crisis. The two-person team will assess, de-escalate and connect to resources in the community or if further assessment and crisis de-escalation is needed will be driven back to the Crisis Triage Center for further stabilization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Serves as the mental health professional for individuals until they are enrolled in services at another community agency, when applicable.
•Determines a provisional diagnosis, obtains documentation of medical necessity, and submits authorizations for service in a timely fashion.
•Conducts thorough clinical assessments and treatment plans for services.
•Assesses the individual’s needs and provides appropriate support and referrals.
•Provides short-and long-term recovery-oriented therapeutic counseling and education
•Provides family education if necessary
•Completes clinical documentation as required.
•Understands and adheres to Company compliance standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policies.
•Performs other related duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
•State professional certification independent or provisional or associate licensure
•Basic computer skills.
•Ability to pay close attention to detail.
•Ability to problem solve.
•Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
•Effective listening skills.
•Excellent documentation skills.
Excellent engagement skills
•Master’s Degree in Human Services or related field from an accredited school and associate licensure required.
•Two (2) years of experience providing psychosocial/mental health services and/or crisis intervention services in a behavioral health setting and/ or substance use
May work in an office environment or behavioral health facility, as mobile crisis responders are co-located at the Crisis Triage Center. Will be expected to work some hours at the facility.
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