Job title: Crisis Specialist/Licensed Crisis Specialist – Mobile Crisis Response Team
Company: County of Marin
At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.” Read on to find out more about this opportunity.
Department of Health & Human Services: At Health & Human Services, we serve our community through the values of support, unity, trust and excellence with one common goal: to promote and protect the health, well-being, safety and self-sufficiency of all in Marin. Join our team of bright, committed and energetic people who also want to make an impact through public service.
ABOUT THE POSITION
There is currently one part-time position (0.60 FTE) available that can be filled with either a Crisis Specialist or a Licensed Crisis Specialist.
Work Schedule: The Mobile Crisis Response Team currently operates 11 hours a day, 6-7 days a week. Standard shifts are 8 hours per day. Shift differentials are paid for certain assignments.
This position is slated for Thursday 1pm-9pm, Friday 11am-7pm, and Saturday 1pm-9pm, but those hours could change based on program need.
The Position: The position is field/community based and responsive to individuals presenting in behavioral or mental health crisis across Marin County. The position entails a significant level of independence and the ability to collaborate with community partners including hospitals, law enforcement, and schools.
This position is shift-based and includes weekends and may include holidays; As the program expands, days and times of shifts may change to cover increases in service delivery hours. Duties include, but are not limited to, community-based response as part of a team of two and “OD” duties as the clinician of the day who takes and logs calls, provides consult and can provide solo response to secure locations. Some short-term case management or linkage may be required. These positions are an integral part of the Crisis Continuum of Care, encompassing short term support for linkage to services, mobile crisis response and support, Crisis Stabilization Unit and Crisis residential.
This position will report to the Unit Supervisor assigned to the Mobile Crisis Continuum teams in Adult Behavioral Health and Recovery Services. Additionally, this team is often the first line responders to provide critical incident response and Psychological First Aid to community members who have witnessed or experienced a critical incident or major disaster.
Our Highly Qualified Candidate: The ideal candidate for the Mobile Crisis Response Team position has experience in crisis intervention, preferably on a mobile crisis team or in a psychiatric emergency services unit. The candidate has experience in, and knowledge of, conducting risk assessments, crisis de-escalation, conflict resolution, co-occurring disorders and trauma response. The ideal candidate is able to work collaboratively with peer providers, law enforcement, community agencies and our Crisis Stabilization Unit.
We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required Minimum Qualifications:
EITHER possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited institution in social work, psychiatric nursing, psychology, counseling or a closely related field, OR possession of a Doctoral degree in clinical psychology or a closely related field, OR completion of three years of graduate education including completion of the doctoral-qualifying comprehensive examinations and a university-approved clinical internship equal to two full-time academic quarters (900 hours). Two years of clinical mental health experience under qualified supervision in a mental health setting appropriate to the assignment. The experience must have included screening, diagnostic assessment, referral/linkage and/or treatment in either an inpatient, outpatient, field based, or criminal justice setting for extremely emotionally disturbed and/or psychiatrically impaired individuals.
Crisis Specialist: Must be eligible and sit for professional licensure as a Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Psychologist, Professional Clinical Counselor or Registered Nurse in the State of California within timelines consistent with the W&I Code. Qualified non-California residents must obtain a California License within timelines consistent with the W&I Code. Failure to obtain licensure within the specified timelines will result in termination of employment.
Licensed Crisis Specialist: Must be professionally licensed as a Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Psychologist, Professional Clinical Counselor or Registered Nurse in the State of California. Qualified non-California residents must obtain a California License within timelines consistent with the W & I Code. Failure to obtain licensure within the specified timelines will result in termination of employment.
California Driver’s License: Employees who drive on County business to carry out job-related duties must possess a valid California driver’s license for the class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the County including review of a recent DMV history. At the time of the selection interview by the appointing authority, applicants will have to furnish a recent DMV driving record.
ABOUT THE PROCESS
All applicants will receive email notifications regarding their status in the recruitment process. Please be sure to check your spam settings to allow our emails to reach you. You may also log into your governmentjobs.com account to view these emails. Testing and Eligible List: Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination process may consist of a highly qualified review, supplemental application screening, online assessment, written examination, practical performance, oral examination or any combination to determine which candidate’s names may be placed on the eligible list.
Because this recruitment is Open and Continuous, applicants are encouraged to submit completed applications as soon as possible. The filing period for an Open and Continuous recruitment may be closed at any time.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy in the accounting assignment and any future vacancies for open, fixed-term, full-time or part-time positions that may occur in this assignment while the list remains active.
Special Requirements: Candidates selected are subject to fingerprinting by the Sheriff’s Department and must pass a Department of Justice LiveScan background check prior to appointment.
County Employees as Disaster Service Workers: All County of Marin employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
Expected salary: $35.55 – 45.56 per hour
Location: San Rafael, CA
Job date: Sun, 23 Feb 2020 08:16:52 GMT
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