THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN THE LEHIGHTON AREA AND BASED OUT OF CARBON COUNTY
An eight-bed, short-term residential program for adults in Carbon, Monroe and Pike counties. The program provides supervised mental health stabilization services as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization for individuals who are in psychiatric crisis,
or who may need to be removed from a stressful environment while supports are identified to ensure stability.New Perspectives is seeking a Crisis Worker to be based out of Carbon County with possibility of traveling into surrounding Monroe and Pike Counties.
Consumer Care including spending at least 75% of scheduled time in direct, face to face or telephone interactions with consumers
Conduct psycho-educational, skills training, and supportive crisis counseling in residence or community
Observe all scheduled and as needed (PRN) medication observations and assist as directed by Residential Nurse i.e. blood pressure, pulse, temperature, etc.
Community involvement and Team Work including but not limited to providing referral and other case management services for consumers and families at times of contacts; either on the phone, in the community , or in the residence prior to discharge
Residential Crisis Specific Duties including but not limited to early walking, daily planning, meal preparation and clean-up, maintaining necessary scheduled appointments that have been approved by supervisory team member
Mobile Crisis specific duties including serving in a consultative and collaborative role with community personnel who are also involved in the provision of crisis services such as emergency room physicians, nurses, police officers, ambulance crew members,
staff or partial programs, community agencies, etc.
Telephone Crisis specific duties including screening incoming calls, providing appropriate telephone counseling, consultation , assessment and referral to needed services including Mobile and/or Residential Crisis Intervention Services.
High School or Bachelor's degree in Social Services field
2 years of MH related work experience considered
Must have a valid Driver's License to receive consideration
Competitive rate of pay provided. A comprehensive benefits package is offered for full-time work, only. Hours vary.
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will recieve consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic
information, veteran, or disability status
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.