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Great River Health Systems Crisis Interventionist | PRN | Behavioral Health in West Burlington, Iowa

Minimum Hiring Wage:

From $26.89 per hour

Job Details:

Schedule hours: Varies

Job Description:

The Crisis Interventionist is responsible for providing direct support to people with varying degrees of mental illnesses and other related issues. The Crisis Interventionist will utilize intervention strategies to assist with rapid stabilization, de-escalation and therapeutic mediation. Conduct a thorough, accurate, clinically sound Triage/Psychosocial comprehensive mental health assessment for qualifying patients presenting to the Health System as well as via tele-medicine. Gather collateral information from family, other providers, etc. in order to provide a more thorough assessment of immediate needs. Actively coordinate care, identify and address gaps in service needs and make appropriate recommendations. Conduct brief intervention counseling sessions. Utilize efficient use of psychiatric and medical resources,and facilitate safe and appropriate discharge planning. The Crisis Interventionist is a member of the Behavioral Health Assessment Team staff and attends affiliated staff meetings and in-services. Each Crisis Interventionist member participates in the call schedule.

Qualifications:

Required:

Bachelors Degree from an accredited program

5 years experience in mental health/social work setting or specific training related to crisis

Great River Health and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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