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Clinical Coordinator (Crisis Intervention) 

Category Adult Mental Health Services  

Position Summary: The position is responsible for performing clinical and coordination services for REACH Clinical Team. Primary duties include on-site and telephonic crisis prevention and intervention services. Position is responsible for shared rotation of a 24/7/365 crisis line which includes on-site response.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for the implementation of REACH supports for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental illness or behavioral health needs.
  • Maintains linkages andrelationships with community partners.
  • Ensures the coordination of support meetings and cross systems crisis prevention and intervention plans for individuals supported by REACH.
  • Provides 24/7/365 response to crisis situations according to on-call schedule.
  • Participates in required meetings with Team Members, REACH Director, respite staff and other applicable parties
  • Completes Comprehensive Service Evaluations.
  • Coordinates individuals care with identified Case Manager or other Clinical Home Provider
  • Coordinates individuals care with appropriate CSB representatives
  • Coordinates individuals care with applicable crisis responder (Emergency Services, Mobile Crisis Teams, Law Enforcement, Hospital Emergency Departments, Walk-in Crisis, etc.)
  • Identifies and coordinates training and technical assistance needs for providers, natural supports and other components of the system of care.
  • Coordinates admissions/discharges and requests for in-home respite for appropriate individuals to/from REACH respite programs in collaboration with the REACH Respite Director and REACH Director
  • Works closely with State Psychiatric Hospitals and Training Centers for support of individuals transitioning to the community.
  • Collects and enters required data and produces documentation on administrative and service delivery and overall utilization of REACH services
  • Other duties as assigned/required

Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) and/or Qualified Mental Retardation Profession (QMRP) – Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in human services or related field and no less than one year of relevant experience.
  • Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or closely related field preferred
  • Current VA license as an LPC, LCSW, or LMFT or closely related preferred
  • Experience in intellectual/developmental disabilities, including programming for individuals with significant behavioral needs

  • Knowledge of the MH and I/DD systems of care

  • Knowledge and ability to utilize computer word processing and data programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Web-based data entry, etc.
  • Must demonstrate capacity to effectively communicate verbally and in written form.
  • Within one year of providing services in this capacity, the coordinator must be approved for certification as a REACH Coordinator by the University of New Hampshire, IOD Center for REACH Services.

Essential physical requirements:

  • Must be physically able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, bend and assist individuals with mobility needs.
  • Must be able to hear with in normal ranges
  • Must be able to talk in order to articulate crisis prevention, intervention and de-escalation supports.
  • Must be able to see with or without accommodation to observe individuals.
  • Must have a valid, unrestricted, state appropriate driver’s license
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Clinical Coordinator (REACH)  
Division VA REACH  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Harrisonburg  
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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