|Title:||Mental Health Mobile Crisis Outreach Coordinator|
This position will work as part of the Mobile Crisis Outreach Team team led by the MCOT LPHA team leader to perform crisis assessment services and crisis follow up services to adults and children in mental health crisis in a five county area. This position will immediately work as part of a three person team to cover crisis services for the business week for the hours 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.. The MCOT team will later be expanded with new additional staff to cover all crisis services for all counties and all work shifts including after hours, weekends and holidays.
This position is responsible to perform crisis assessment services to assist persons in mental health crisis to access needed treatment and referrals, including in-patient hospitalization as needed. These services will be mostly mobile crisis assessments at consumer residences, hospitals, jails and other community sites. The MCOT Staff will be responsible to complete crisis services within the timeframe standards set in the Mental Health Community Standards. This position will be responsible to follow up on crisis assessments from other shifts to make sure that persons are seen for crisis follow up and for intake appointments as needed to resolve their crises. This employee will need to have effective communications in dealing with law enforcement, local hospitals, judiciary and other social service agencies to resolve the crisis needs of the callers. Must be able to work under pressure with stressful situations while maintaining a professional manner. This position is directly supervised by the MH Program Administrator for the Admissions Unit.
Qualifications: (Education & Experience)
♦ Requires a Bachelors Degree in Psychology or a Human Services Field from an accredited college or university
♦ Must be eligible to be certified as a Qualified Mental Health Professional
♦ Prefer previous mental health work experience with adult and child mental health consumers
♦ Must possess a valid Texas Drivers License and be an insurable driver
|Salary:||2366.99 monthly (eligible for performance-based increase at 12 and 24 months)|
|Hours:||M-F variable shifts/on-call|
|Benefits:||Medical, 401a, 457, ROTH|