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Designated Crisis Responder - Swing Shift

Company: Kitsap Mental Health Services
Location: Bremerton
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationAlmira Main Campus - Bremerton, WAPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelMastersSalary Range$32.53 - $40.67 HourlyJob ShiftSwingJob CategoryClinicalDescriptionDesignated Crisis Responder - Crisis Response TeamAs a Designated Crisis Responder, you will provide prompt and focused expert response to persons in crisis in a compassionate and efficient manner in keeping with State and SBHO mandated crisis services, including DCR duties. Provide immediate crisis resolutions with emphasis on the goal of stabilizing the crisis in the least restrictive way, facilitating access to mental health and substance use disorder services, performing clinical assessments and legal investigations and evaluations for involuntary detention to psychiatric and substance use disorder facilities.WHAT YOULL DOProvide crisis outreach services throughout Kitsap County working within a collaborative and supportive team environment with assignments requiring solo outreaches for hospital/jail assessments and outreaches for community crisis interventions and assessments.Maintain the respect and dignity of each client, the clients personal supports, and community professionals, emphasizing special population concerns.Represent the agency and the profession in a manner that is a courteous, helpful, ethical, thorough, highly skilled collaboration with individuals, community, intra-, and interagency contacts.Display effective skills in case investigation, evaluation of facts, witnesses, and clients, management of the interview, crisis management, the integration of facts found, and decisive decision making that leads to a safe and secure disposition.Function as a DCR consistent with the Involuntary Treatment Act of Washington State (RCW 71.05 and 71.34) and the DCR Protocols.Performs other duties as assigned to support the Crisis Response team and agency.BENEFITSComprehensive and generous health, dental and vision benefits19+ days of PTO and 8 paid holidays your first yearAn incredible team approach that is dynamic and collaborativeLoan Forgiveness, training, and extensive education availableAdvancement opportunities available within the agencyFree Employee Assistance Program and parkingFull Time and Part Time positions along with professional advancement availableQualificationsWHAT YOULL BRINGMasters degree in Social Work, Counseling/Psychology, or a related field required.Two years experience working in providing direct treatment services or meet the definition of a Mental Health Professional as defined in WAC 388-877-0500.Washington LicenseReliable transportation requiredExcellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.WEVE GOT YOU COVEREDCompetitive compensation and comprehensive benefits packageWork/life balanceThe opportunity to make a positive difference!We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, creed, marital status, age, Vietnam era or disabled veteran status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability.Please be sure to check out other Therapist, Social Worker, Mental Health Professional, Counselor, Psychology, and Behavioral Health Clinician roles with KMHS as well.

Keywords: Kitsap Mental Health Services, Seattle , Designated Crisis Responder - Swing Shift, Other , Bremerton, Washington

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