CASE MANAGER III - CRISIS INTERVENTIONIST | PM, WEEKENDS ON CALL | POS#2122

Published date: September 9, 2019

POSITION: CASE MANAGER III - CRISIS INTERVENTIONIST | EVENINGS, NIGHTS, WEEKENDS ON CALL | VARIED HOURS | POS#2122

AUGUST 28, 2019
Job Announcement
Please be advised that an opening exists in the following job classification, to be filled immediately.  Job descriptions and standards of performance may be reviewed in the Human Resources Office

POSITION: Case Manager III – Crisis Interventionist
Working Dept: Crisis
Hours: Evenings, Nights & Weekends On Call – Varied Hours including Holidays
Salary: $15.37 - $16.31; DOEE&Q
Position #: 2122

General Description:This position will be under the general supervision of the Assistant Chief of Behavioral Health with some latitude for independent judgment.  The Crisis Interventionist will be responsible to assesses crisis situations, obtain and coordinate services for individuals in crisis to ensure the individual’s needs are met.  Primary responsibilities include screening, crisis intervention, performing comprehensive onsite and mobile crisis outreach assessments, and developing a resolution plan with client, family members, or other interested parties.  Crisis Interventionist will also be responsible to make decisions regarding disposition of crisis re:  return home, respite, hospitalization, intake and continuity of care. 

The applicant must be a team player, as work will require aggressive intervention and frequent in-person contact with individuals, families, and service providers.  Coordination with medical professionals and members of law enforcement will often be necessary.  It is preferred that the applicant have experience working with individuals with mental disabilities.  Work schedule will require some flexibility in hours and the worker will utilize a Center provided vehicle.  The position will be work closely with clients and must be able to lift in excess of 45 pounds.  The work environment is such that it requires sitting, walking, lifting, bending, and the full range of physical and mental activities normally associated with care giving. 

Qualifications:A bachelor or master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, social services or related field is required, as the applicant will be credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) by the Center.  A minimum of 6 months experience in mental health and mental retardation field with crisis experience strongly desired.  Knowledge of mental illness, mental retardation, medications, resources and commitment procedures is preferred, but on the job training is provided. Professionalism in dealing with community officials and resources is a must, as well as displaying good oral and written communication skills.  Computer skills are essential, and must be able to work in stressful situations.  Position requires travel within a seven county area while on call, and a valid Texas Driver’s License with driving record is required for hire.  If selected for this position, employee must give CFLR authorization to request copy of driving record as well as all required prescreens and background checks.  Applicant must be able to satisfactorily complete required staff development training.

The Center for Life Resources prefers its applicants live in or are willing to move to the 7 county catchment area within 90 days of their hire date.  Our catchment area includes the counties of Brown, Eastland, Coleman, Comanche, San Saba, Mills and McCulloch.\n\nAny employee desiring to transfer into this position should complete and In-House (blue) Employment Application and return it to the HR office.  This posting will remain open until filled.  EOE

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