Resources For Human Development, Inc.
Requisition Number: MCSAC-CRIEV-H-04-2018-02
Job Title: Crisis Evaluator - On-Call
City: Harvey
State: LA

Minimum Degree Required: D - Graduate Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 3
Salary Range: $65.00 - $110.00 per shift

Crisis Evaluator - On-Call

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Description/Job Summary

The Crisis Evaluator Day Team is an office based position with community based components. The goal is to provide immediate response to mental health, substance abuse, and DD crisis via telephone and face-to-face interventions. Often times Crisis Evaluators are required to collaborate with family members, psychiatrists, law enforcement, Coroner's office staff, hospitals and others.

The Crisis Evaluator On Call is a home-based position with community based components. The goal is the same: to provide immediate response to mental health, substance abuse or DD crisis via telephone and face-to-face interventions.
 

Essential Duties and Functions

  • Assess client's mental/emotional status; obtain history from client, family and other collaterals; medical history if possible (med compliance, SI/HI, previous hospitalizations)
  • Develop and implement an immediate plan of action with client, natural supports and/or other organizations for managing the crisis; monitor intervention and reevaluate
  • Remain with client until crisis is stabilized or next level of care is implemented
  • Identify & refer appropriate resources within the social service community
  • Initiate supervision with either day or on call supervisor as directed by policies and procedures or as needed
  • Provide telephone and/or in person follow-up on crisis fact sheets, as well as MCS cases
  • Keep accurate case records inducting all required permission and referral forms
  • Attend monthly and/or quarterly staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  •  A Master's degree in Social Work or Counseling
  • 3 years relevant Experience 
  • Obtain licensure of LMSW or PLPC within 60 days of hire date
  • Must have a valid driver's license and car insurance.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • The ability to make ethical clinical decisions in demanding situations
  • The ability to interact professionally with clients, their families and other professionals
  • Organizational skills; ability to complete documentation timely and accura tely
  • The ability to work as a team


Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.