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Crisis Assessment (Evening and Weekend with Telehealth Option), Napoleon OH

Company: OhioGuidestone
Location: Napoleon
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Where New Paths BeginRecovery is possible with OhioGuidestone. A leader in the field of behavioral health with a history dating back to 1864, we address the needs of the whole person, helping them reset their paths, reclaim their autonomy and restore their purpose. OhioGuidestone connects individuals with the resources needed to achieve lifelong success, providing community counseling, substance use disorder treatment, workforce development training, early childhood mental health services, psychiatric care and more.We are looking for passionate individuals to fill the Crisis Intervention Screener position in the Four County area! The Crisis Intervention Screener works under the supervision of the Program or Clinical Manager and is responsible for providing emergency mental health services, crisis intervention, mental health assessments and information and referral assistance to individuals within the service area. This position is also responsive to the needs of clients, families, referral sources and others in the community. This position may be first, second or third shift. We are dedicated in building your skillset as a professional while working to ensure a healthy work/life balance. Flexible scheduling is available. This is an hourly position with hours and schedule established to complete the required duties. This position is not exempt from wage and hour regulations as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor and is therefore granted protections under the Wage and Hour Division of the Fair Labor Standards Act.Check out what our current employees think of working for OhioGuidestone, while making an impact in their clients' lives: - Bachelor's degree in social work or counseling - LSW, LPC - Valid driver's license - One year of experience working with a similar populationESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESScreening activities on the phone, computer or in person.Answers all calls and aides caller in determining their needs.Provide callers with information, referrals or crisis assistance, as needed.Advocate for callers who are unable to do so for themselves.Respond, as necessary and trained, to effectively de-escalate callers who are at risk of harming themselves and/or others.Communicates with community programs and providers to aide callers.Operates the database.Maintains caller records according to protocol.Perform screener activities off-site.Perform pre-hospitalization screenings and crisis intervention for clients, as deemed necessary to fulfill client, agency and community needs.Oversee legal and civil commitment issues of clients, assuring procedures are followed.Travel, as needed, to provide crisis intervention and pre-hospitalization screening within the area served by the agency.Complete all documentation in a complete and timely manner and in compliance with agency standards and governing authorities.Work collaboratively with coworkers to facilitate the requests for assessments/services in the community.Provide information and referral services.Respond, as necessary and trained, to effectively de-escalate callers who are at risk of harming themselves and/or others.Understand and follow all agency policies and procedures; consult with supervisor as needed.Professionalism and ConfidentialityMaintain confidentiality of clients and records in accordance with agency policy and HIPPA regulations. Follow all agency policies and procedures and consult with supervisor if further clarification is needed.ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND REPONSIBILITIESPerform job duties in a manner that's friendly, considerate, and aligned with the agency's Mission, Vision, and Standards of Ethical Conduct.Work with community organizations in a collaborative and cooperative manner on behalf of the customer and the agency including, but not limited to, hospitals, schools, juvenile courts, county clusters, Department of Human Services, Children's Services, MR/DD agencies, foster care and residential agencies and other social service and counseling agencies.Required to work holidays, evenings and/or weekends or alternative shifts to cover needs.Willing to work with little advance notice in order to meet agency demands during crisis.Organize and plan work for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.Utilize IT system and software programs in accordance with agency policy.Utilize time off in a manner consistent with agency policy.Perform other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate by supervisor.ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICSAbility to learn and utilize the agency's Electronic Health Record database and other electronic tools effectively and efficiently within 90 days of hire.Demonstrate a current knowledge of mental health practices.Demonstrate strong interpersonal and customer service skills.Demonstrated knowledge of community resources and partnerships available for persons served.Demonstrate the ability to effectively function as an OhioGuidestone team member.Demonstrate the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks concurrently.Possess and demonstrate effective organizational skills.Demonstrate the ability to customarily and regularly exercise discretion and good professional judgment.PHYSICAL DEMANDSPhysical demands described are representative of those that must be routinely met by an employee to successfully perform he essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.Ability to perform job responsibilities in facilities with multiple levels and without elevator or mechanical transportation.Ability to operate a computer and keyboard.WORKING CONDITIONSWorking conditions described are representative of those that must be met by an employee while performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.Smoke-free working environment.This position description is subject to review and change in accordance with the needs of OhioGuidestone and contractual obligations.At OhioGuidestone we care about the health and safety of our employees. OhioGuidestone requires applicants to complete a pre-employment screening process upon receipt of an offer of employment. We require and cover the cost of a fingerprint background screening, physical, Tuberculosis test, and drug screen after an employment offer is made. Any employment offer is contingent upon receipt of all satisfactory pre-employment screenings.Committed to creating a more diverse community, we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. EEO/AA M/F/H/V #IND1EducationRequiredBachelors or better in Social Work or related fieldLicenses & CertificationsRequiredLSWLPCSkillsPreferredR-Crisis InterventionR-RapportR-OrganizingBehaviorsPreferredThought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subjectInnovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinkingDedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrityMotivationsPreferredAbility to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organizationWork-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of workSelf-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

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