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Mobile Crisis Specialist

Department: 787 - Cecil County Mobile Crisis Team
Location: Elkton, MD

The Affiliated Sante Group seeks (Overnight Full Time, Part Time, and PRN) Mobile Crisis Specialist in Elkton, MD. The Specialist will assess, evaluate, and perform crisis intervention techniques, and will develop a crisis plan for continuation of services related to individual consumers. He or she will be responsible for all incident documentation, and will be the on-site resource for any relevant clinical information, as well as the liaison for collaboration with other involved parties including families, friends, and other community providers.

Benefits of working for Sante:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (401k and more) - Full-Time ONLY
  • Our clinical teams are highly trained and nationally recognized
  • We provide training, supervision, and assistance with CEUs and licensing costs
  • Work life balance  - we value family, flexibility, and vacation time

Essential Duties:

  • Perform a danger assessment, a crisis assessment, an environmental assessment upon entry to the community situation and lethality assessment
  • Complete a diagnostic impression
  • Perform an on scene assessment and treatment plan
  • Effectively perform crisis intervention including de-escalation, crisis planning and implementation
  • Able to show knowledge of various community referrals, mental health and non-mental health
  • Ability to make appropriate referrals, providing follow-up accordingly to ensure linkage
  • Competently make decisions about the need for an emergency petition and/or alternative psychiatric evaluation
  • Ability to complete an emergency petition and educate any appropriate party on the process
  • Be able to address population of child, adolescent, adult, dual-diagnosis, co-occurring and elderly
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the medical implications when working with substance abuse consumers
  • Work with families and involved persons to de-escalate the situation, make a crisis plan, and enlist cooperation with recommended treatment
  • Provide accurate clinical information to family and involved persons related to recommendations and possibilities for treatment
  • Work in a professional and collaborative way with police, fire and other community agencies when asked to do so
  • Provide consultation and coordination to ER staff, if ER evaluation is necessary
  • Appropriately and effectively document clinical and non-clinical information, regarding consumers, using CRS procedures
  • Participate in and complete all required trainings
  • Provide education in the community about the agency and all components of CRS when needed
  • Check work e-mail and EMR according to agency protocol
  • Able to provide mentoring to interns and/or lesser licensed staff
  • Abide by all Federal, State and local confidentiality regulations (ie: HIPAA, 42CFR Part 2, etc…)
  • Comply with all mandatory reporting and duty to warn, according to Federal, State and local regulations
  • Able to comply with and follow all of the programs’ contractual and operational requirements, as outlined by your manager
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree and pursuing a Masters degree required; Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work preferred
  • LMSW or LGPC licensure preferred
  • At least one year of experience required; at least three years of experience preferred
  • If the candidate does not have a Master's Degree we can substitute an advanced substance use license and 4 years of experience 

Affiliated Santé Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Affiliated Santé Group participates in E-Verify.

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