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Therapist / Crisis Responder 

Description

What are we looking for in a Therapist / Crisis Responder?

This position serves two main functions: therapy and crisis response. During the workday, the Therapist Crisis Responder meets with scheduled clients to provide evidence-based therapy for youth and adults. In addition to therapy duties, they also participate in rotating on-call shifts during the workday, evenings, and weekends to provide crisis outreach services. This involves taking calls requesting crisis services and traveling out in the community to complete crisis evaluations, determine what level of treatment is needed to stabilize the situation, and make arrangements for hospital placements or outpatient treatment as appropriate. The goal is to stabilize the crisis using the least restrictive setting possible, while still ensuring the safety of the individual in crisis as well as the community. The Therapist Crisis Responder position is best suited to someone who likes variety in their daily activities and wants to work as a therapist, but also enjoys assisting individuals in crisis. Training in evidence-based practices is provided as part of this position.

Therapist / DCR duties may include:

  • providing individual and family therapy
  • facilitating behavioral health groups
  • receiving calls for crisis services from individuals, law enforcement, medical facilities, & service providers and responding in the community to assess individuals for safety and gather information
  • determining the least restrictive environment for crisis resolution and stabilization for the client
  • arranging client placements for voluntary and involuntary hospitalization or detox services, when necessary
  • communicating with Comprehensive treatment teams about clients who have had crisis contact and participating in safety planning
  • thorough and timely completion of required clinical documentation
 
Position Requirements

Education/Experience: Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field. Two years of experience preferred.

Professional Credentials: Eligible for Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration. Independent licensure in Washington State or working toward licensure required.

Other Credentials Required: Driver's License, Vehicle Liability Insurance

 
Location Ellensburg  
Employment Classification Full-time 

Available Shift Days 

About the Organization Who is Comprehensive Healthcare?
Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services.

What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You
Training and Development
• A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility & promotion
• Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, & consultation in implementing evidence-based services
• Clinical supervision toward licensure (where applicable)

Innovative Program & Services
• A strong reputation for providing quality, evidence-based services within a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environment
• Innovative, forward-looking leadership that seeks to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment
• Joint Commission-accredited organization committed to continuous quality improvement
• Established partnerships with major research universities and other community and healthcare providers to implement cutting-edge treatment programs and services

Excellent Benefits
• Competitive salaries within our communities & industry
• Healthcare coverage for employee & qualified family members
• Generous vacation, paid holiday & sick leave
• Access to Employee Assistance Program services
• Agency-funded retirement plan with contributions equal to 5% of compensation
• Additional retirement investment opportunities with a 50% investment match
• Agency-funded life & disability insurance program
 
EOE Statement Comprehensive Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

If you need accommodations in order to participate in the application process, please contact Human Resources at (509) 575-4084 or hr@comphc.org

Pre-employment drug screening is required.
 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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