Resources For Human Development, Inc.
Requisition Number: MCSAC-CRIEV-H-10-2018-02
Job Title: Crisis Evaluator
City: Harvey
State: LA

Minimum Degree Required: B - 2 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: $37,440.00/year

Crisis Evaluator

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Description/Job Summary

Crisis Evaluator-Day Team

Position Summary


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. 

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 including all required permission and referral forms
  • Attend monthly and/or quarterly staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • A Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling
  • Obtain licensure of LMSW or PLPC within 60 days of hire date
  • 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 accurately
  • The ability to work as a team
  • Experience required: 0 – 3 yrs
Working conditions
  • Hazard and Atmospheric Conditions
  • Exposure to Extreme Heat
  • Exposure to Extreme Cold
  • Exposure to Confined Places
  • Mists or Gases
  • Exposure to Mechanical Hazards
  • Exposure to Chemical Hazards
  • Exposure to Electrical Hazards
  • Radiant Energy Hazard
  • Exposure to Heights
  • Exposure to Burn Hazard
Additional Special Working Conditions:

As a Crisis Evaluator you will meet the client in their home or a public location which may require exposure to the elements.

Lifting Requirements
  • Sedentary: exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to left, carry, push, pull or move objects (including self). Most work involves sitting majority of the time.
  • Medium: exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
  • Heavy: exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Very Heavy: exerting over 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or move 50 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Physical Requirements
  • Pushing or Pulling
  • Repetitive Motion

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.