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Designated Crisis Responder - DCR - On-Call

Company: Compass Health
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Designated Crisis Responder - DCR, On-CallMCOT SkagitCompass Health is currently looking for a Designated Crisis Responder (DCR) for our MCOT/Skagit program in Mount Vernon!The Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT) is a community-based outreach team with the ability to respond to and provide crisis services in the community (e.g., homes, schools, shelters). The Team serves adults, adolescents, and children who are experiencing a behavioral health (mental health and/or substance use) crisis regardless of their funding source. MCOT offers short term crisis intervention and prevention services utilizing strength-based, solution-focused, culturally competent, trauma-informed, and recovery-oriented interventions.MCOT consists of a team of behavioral health professionals, including mental health professionals, certified peer counselors, and chemical dependency professionals collaborating with the individual in crisis and their family members to develop a plan to get through the current crisis, manage future crises, and move towards recovery.What you will be performingThe DCR provides crisis intervention mental health services to persons of all ages experiencing acute behavioral health issues and when appropriate evaluates for an involuntary detention. These services will be provided primarily in community settings to individuals who are in crisis or for whom a crisis episode is deemed to be imminent. This position will also provide support and back-up to team members as needed.What you will be carrying alongMA/MS/MSW Degree in a Behavioral Science related field.Current Washington State Licensure or equivalent in Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, or Mental Health Counseling preferred.Qualifies as a Mental Health Professional (MHP) as defined by WAC.Experience in medical, mental health or social services field preferred.Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Evidence-Based Practices, or interest and ability to learn.Individuals who do not already hold a license or associate license through the Washington State Department of Health must submit Agency Affiliated Counselor application upon hire and be approved by the DOH.Proof of Hepatitis B vaccination within 10 days of hire.Valid Washington State Driver's License required including vehicle and appropriate insurance, if applicable.Ability to attend the DCR Academy by the time of the first annual review required.Familiarity with RCW 71.05 and 71.34 preferred.Ability to pass pre-employment criminal background check.What you will be sharingAbility to formulate an individual treatment plan and apply appropriate rehabilitation and treatment modalities.Ability to relate effectively with patients, agency staff, other community programs, and the general public.Ability to work independently without daily onsite supervision.Ability to work effectively with individuals with complex needs and multi-system involvement.Ability to maintain a positive, solution-focused demeanor when responding to conflicts or problems.Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to multitask within a fast-paced environment.Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.Strong computer proficiency, including keyboarding skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.Ability to utilize an electronic medical record for collaborative clinical documentation.What we will be offeringAs the regions largest non-profit community behavioral healthcare organization, we have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years. Our commitment to care doesnt stop with our clients though, as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement as well as a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance.(benefits pro-rated for part time employees)Medical, dental, and vision insurance at NO COST to Full-time employees16 days of paid vacation the first year12 sick days with great wellness day13 paid holidays 11 regular and 2 that you chooseProfessional funds and paid education leaveUp to 2% match for the 403B Retirement plan after the first yearAutomatic additional pay raises when you have your 1st & 3rd anniversary with Compass!And much, much more!!ABOUT USCompass Health is the regions largest private, non-profit organization providing mental health and chemical dependency services in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties of Western Washington. We provide quality creative services to children, families and adults in a variety of outpatient, residential and inpatient settings. We have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years, though our commitment to care doesnt stop with our clients as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement. We maintain a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance, which includes competitive compensation and benefits programs. Please visit our website for more information: www.compasshealth.org.Compass Health promotes equal treatment and equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual minority status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability unless based on a bona fide occupational qualificationPOSITION SUMMARYJob Title: DCR - Designated Crisis ResponderProgram: 500-45550Location: Mount VernonHours: On-CallWage: $33.34-$52.69/hr DOEby Jobble

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