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Mobile Crisis Counselor 

Category Adult Mental Health Services  

Position Summary: The position provides mobile crisis interventions for individuals supported by the Mobile Crisis Team.

Hours: Every other weekend Begining Friday at 11pm and ending Sunday at 11 pm. 

Compensation: Base hourly rate for on Call hours, plus additional compensation for hours worked responding to a crisis

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides crisis interventions for consumers in crisis as part of the mobile crisis team.
  • Collaborates with a variety of agencies including LME/MCO; law enforcement, DSS, schools, and hospitals to provide a coordinated response to an individual’s crisis.
  • Reviews mobile crisis paperwork of MCM Qualified Professional and provides qualified professional review and signature of the same.
  • Completes assessments and interventions that address the consumer’s risk for self-harm, serious self-neglect, victimization and violence.
  • Assists the consumer and their family or natural support system to develop a strength-based crisis plan focused on recognition of crisis triggers, increased coping skills, and safe resolution of crisis events.
  • Works as a team with other MCM staff to effectively intervene with consumers in crisis.
  • Maintains professional boundaries with individuals supported through MCM services.
  • Provides transportation as needed for consumers in crisis (when appropriate).
  • Ensures mobile crisis paperwork is accurate, complete and timely.
  • Consults with clinical assessment specialist, the on-call supervisor as necessary when completing risk assessments with regard to suicide risk, risk of violence or substance abuse risk assessments.
  • Completes a minimum of twenty (20) hours of training specific to the required components of the mobile crisis service definition including crisis response within the first 90 days of employment.
  • Writes crisis service notes with proficiency and submit as required.
  • Ensures compliance with all ESUCP policies and procedures, as well as state, and federal regulations.
  • Must demonstrate Easter Seals valued behaviors of Accountability, Commitment and Caring as appropriate to position.
  • Completes required training within prescribed timeframes.
  • Performs related duties as requested
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university accredited by an entity approved by USDOE or CHEA in Human Services or related field.
  • A minimum of two year of crisis experience with MH/DD/SA population.
  • Must have a valid, unrestricted, state appropriate driver’s license for the State of North Carolina, auto insurance and reliable transportation.
Full-Time/Part-Time PRN  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Mobile Crisis Counsler  
Division Mobile Crisis  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Mobile Crisis Clinton  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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