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Mobile Crisis Assessment Team Clinician

Company: MHA of Columbia-Greene
Location: Catskill
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Are you compassionate and caring? Are you looking for a rewarding career in Mental Health & Human Services? Apply today to join an amazing team, dedicated to advocating the health & well-being of individuals, families, and communities. MHA Columbia Greene is seeking to fill the role of Psychiatric Clinician for the Mobile Crisis Assessment Team (MCAT). This position is part time, 20-hours a week, $30.00 hourly. This position includes Saturday and Sunday 11am to 7pm, the remaining four hours will be done during the week for administrative duties. We will provide supervision for licensure.Sign on bonus of $1,500.00 to be paid 1/2 up front, and the second half after 6 months of successful employment.Part Time Benefits include Voluntary Dental, Vision, Life, Telemedicine (Concierge Medical), Voluntary 401K plans, EAP, generous sick, vacation, personal time, and paid holidays. Plus, you get to be part of a dynamic, diverse, and supportive behavioral health organization whose mission is to "Provide education and advocacy, and to enhance the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities."The MCAT program is designed to avoid hospitalizations, minimize police intervention, and link crisis callers to long term services in the community. This program serves residents in Columbia and Greene Counties using a three-pronged system of response; Crisis Prevention, Crisis Intervention, and Crisis Follow up.Duties include: Working as the lead of a two-person mobile crisis team, Going out into the community to assess individuals in the midst of a mental health crisis, Deescalating crises, Making a determination as to proper interventions. Intervening in crisis situation over the phone, Networking with various agencies in Columbia and Greene counties Conducting follow-up case management, Maintaining a working knowledge of resources and providing on-call coverage at times. Proper documentation of all work activities is required and essential for this position. Technological competency in databases, Microsoft products, and others is required.Requirements:Must be a practitioner possessing a license or a permit from the New York State Education Department as an LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, or RN with at least 2 years' experience. Will provide supervision for licensure. Must have the ability to work independently, have good problem-solving skills and have the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Familiarity with Greene and/or Columbia County preferred. Must be of good character and background and display an affinity for working with people with mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders. Must be self-motivated. Must have excellent verbal, written, communication, and interpersonal skills. Have the ability to maintain professional relationships with staff, providers, participants, and the community. Ability to work with a diverse population of urban, suburban and rural cultures and with community members from varying socioeconomic backgrounds. Demonstrate a commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias. Must be able to work regularly outside the office and in the field to engage with clients. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Familiarity with Greene County and knowledge of managed care is a plus. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.All offers are contingent on the candidate's ability to obtain a Statewide Central Registry and Fingerprint clearance and must have a valid NYS Driver's License and a clean MVR.As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate in our employment practices due to an applicant's sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, creed, disability, veteran status, marital status, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression (including transgender status), predisposing genetic characteristics/genetic information or carrier status, ancestry, ethnic group identification, ethnic background, traits historically associated with race, reproductive health decision making, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. At the Mental Health Association, we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce makes the best workforce.

Keywords: MHA of Columbia-Greene, Albany , Mobile Crisis Assessment Team Clinician, IT / Software / Systems , Catskill, New York

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