The primary function of the Crisis Stabilization Clinician is to assist consumers who are experiencing a mental health crisis in the crisis residential facility or in the community, who would likely be at risk of a psychiatric hospitalization without early intervention. Additional functions of the Crisis Stabilization Clinician, is to provide daily risk assessments for individuals in crisis, to establish appropriate level of care and continuity of planned services for staff and consumer direction.
The Crisis Stabilization Clinician will provide crisis diversion supports by helping a consumer build skills of relapse prevention, symptoms management, medication management, building natural and social supports, identifying triggers and identifying crisis, preventing crisis, understanding mental health diagnosis, boundaries, and self-care. Crisis Stabilization Clinician will do this by working with consumers individually or by providing therapeutic groups that focus on CBT and DBT skills building. This position is directly supervised by a Team Leader of Crisis Diversion Services.
- This position must meet Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP).
- Experience with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and/or chemical dependency, and experience working with individuals who are homeless.
- Must be able to pass a KBI security check and DCF Child and Adult Abuse Registry check.
- Must have reliable transportation, a valid Kansas driver’s license, and current auto insurance required.
- Knowledge of basic computer skills, with accuracy and efficient typing skills.
- Must be able to complete required KsTrain online trainings and program trainings as well as maintaining CEU’s for licensure
- Must be able to perform day-to-day physical requirements of the position, including but not limited to- 20% of scheduled time; data entry, answering the phone and computer work, 80% of scheduled time; ability to lift up to 25 pounds
- Frequently moving around the building and community, repetitive moving, carrying and lifting as the job demands
- Able to work on-call day, evening, night overnight or weekend shifts based on the needs of the program.
$25.28 – $30.82 – $36.88
1st shift, Sun – Thurs
How to Apply
Please submit resume or completed application to:
5401 SW 7th St.
Topeka, KS 66606
Phone: (785) 273-2252
Fax: (785) 273-7489
Resumes and/or applications are accepted by mail or fax.
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