Mental Health Crisis Clinician
Type of Job
Full Time, Hourly
2801 Lombard Ave, Everett, WA 98201, USA
Care Crisis Response Services (CCRS) is a 24/7 telephone hotline that provides both crisis intervention and professional consultation services, including triaging requests for mental health evaluations to the North Sound Mental Health Region (Snohomish, Skagit, Island, Whatcom, and San Juan Counties).
CCRS is a part of the Integrated Crisis Response System. Our professional triage line is the entry point for the community, hospitals, jails, outpatient services, etc., requesting a mental health evaluation by the
Designated Mental Health Professionals, Emergency Mental Health Counselors and Mobile Outreach Teams. We provide brief phone assessments and assist the community and clients in determining what mental health services are most appropriate for the current mental health crisis. Our crisis hotline provides services to the North Sound Region and is also a part of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Provide crisis intervention, suicide prevention, information & referral, and brief supportive counseling to clients who are in emotional distress and/or seeking information on available mental health services.
Work in a call center and all interactions with clients are by telephone or text message.
Provide professional assessment to determine if a face-to-face mental health evaluation is indicated and then contact and dispatch the appropriate teams to conduct the assessment.
BA/BS Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related field required; MA/MS/MSW preferred; with at least 1 year of experience in a healthcare contact center and/or in mental health counseling.
Suicide prevention, crisis intervention, and/or mental health information and referral services experience a plus
Applicants should be comfortable working independently and as part of a team in a collegial group environment
Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration is required within 30 days of employment, or equivalent, and must remain in active status during employment
Paid agency affiliated license
Paid licensing hours
Shift differential pay
Medical & Dental
Up to 200 paid time off hours per year