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Crisis Outreach Professional 

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What are we looking for in a Crisis Outreach Professional?

Crisis Outreach Professionals are part of our Klickitat County Services Team, which provides intervention and support to individuals who are experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis. Crisis Outreach Professionals take calls from community members requesting crisis services and travel out in the community to provide crisis assessments, 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. This role requires working closely with emergency responders, law enforcement, Comprehensive staff, and other community partners to coordinate care. The Crisis Outreach Professional position offers the opportunity to work both collaboratively and independently, have significantly varied workdays, and use creativity to resolve problems.

This position will provide services throughout Klickitat County and provide call coverage from 5:00 p.m. Thursday until 5:00 a.m. Monday and have office hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  

Crisis Outreach Professional duties include:

  • 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
  • completing extensive clinical & legal documentation for each call taken during the workday
  • complete intake assessments and crisis contact follow-ups as needed
 
Position Requirements

Education & Experience: Master’s degree in social services, psychology or related field and two years of experience in behavioral healthcare

Credentials: Eligible for Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration and Mental Health Professional designation

Other Requirements: Driver's License, Vehicle Liability Insurance

 

 
Location Goldendale  
Employment Classification Full-time 

Available Shift None Specified 

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 unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected 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 not accepting applications.

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