Overnight Mobile Crisis Therapist – Per Diem
Liberty Resources has immediate openings for per diem Mobile Crisis Therapists to support our community!
Now Offering a $500 Sign on Bonus!!
Liberty Resources is a dynamic and growing human services agency that is a great place to work!
The Mobile Crisis Therapist is part of the 2 person crisis response team for the designated county. Crisis response and stabilization services are available to individuals who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis at home or in the community. Stabilization and prevention of unnecessary emergency room visits are the main focus. Safety Planning, referrals, recommendations and collaboration with community providers are identified according to an individual’s immediate needs. In conjunction with partnering with first responders, hospitals and community providers, Mobile Crisis is a key component in the healthcare system.
Our employees have passion around the services they provide and our corporate values of excellence and staff support. We pride ourselves on high quality, integrated, community-based services that meet the evolving needs of our communities. We’re committed to building a diverse workforce that values contributions of all team members and work to recognize cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and how they apply to provision of positive health outcomes.
The Licensed Mobile Crisis Therapist is primarily responsible for the clinical assessment and evaluation of youth, adults and families in crisis. The licensed provider is the clinical lead on the 2 person crisis response team for the designated county. Crisis response and stabilization services are available to individuals who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis at home or in the community. Stabilization and prevention of unnecessary emergency room visits are the main focus. Safety Planning, referrals, recommendations and collaboration with community providers are identified according to an individual’s immediate needs. In conjunction with partnering with first responders, hospitals and community providers, Mobile Crisis is a key component in the healthcare system.
- Collaborates with third party triage crisis lines to assess and evaluate the level of need as it pertains to crisis response.
- Provides clinical assessment and evaluation to youth, adults and families in immediate behavioral health crisis. Responds with a crisis responder team member to the home or community for moderate to high risk crisis calls.
- Develops and communicates a plan of action, person-centered safety plan and recommendations in conjunction with their crisis responder team member and others involved.
- Assists with recommendations and referrals for the crisis responder case manager to conduct follow-up services to ensure continuity of care.
- Competently makes decisions about the need for an emergency pick up/transport order when an individual is at risk of harm to themselves or others. Works in conjunction with law enforcement and emergency personnel for transportation to a higher level of care.
- Participates in high risk crisis care team meetings with internal and external providers. Collaborates with First responders, Health Homes, Hospitals and Community/treatment providers to develop an integrated plan of care including mental health, physical health, and substance abuse services. Collaboration with community supports are necessary for individuals to succeed in the community and ensures true service integration and collaboration to allow for successful stabilization of individuals.
- Master’s degree in related clinical degree and at least four (4) years post-graduate behavioral health and crisis stabilization experience is required.
- Candidates must be Licensed or working toward licensure in any of the following: Licensed Psychologist; Licensed Psychoanalyst; Licensed Master Social worker (LMSW); Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist(LMFT); Licensed Mental Health Counselor(LMHC); Licensed Creative Arts Therapists or Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse.
- Must be willing to be trained in Liberty Resources and Office of Mental Health/Department of Health Required Trainings such as but not limited to Narcan Training.
- Must possess valid NYS driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.
- Must be able to ride in a vehicle for extended periods of time and walk to wherever is necessary to perform assessment.
- A Collaborative and Supportive Team Atmosphere
- Access to Quality Clinical Supervision
- Opportunities to Enhance Clinical Growth and Advancement
- Competitive Compensation and Paid Time Off package
- Family Friendly Workplace
- Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
- 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan
- Continuing Education Opportunities Offered
Liberty Resources is committed to creating a diverse inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Liberty Resources offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.