(1571) Crisis Worker

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Cedar Park Center Director, this position will provide crisis intervention and follow up services, relapse prevention, screening, and referrals. This position will communicate and partner with law enforcement, the medical community, schools, families, and social service agencies in a collaborative effort to assist persons in crisis. At times, this position requires a flexible work day and for the person to be able to work both independently and collaboratively. This position will provide services primarily in the Cedar Park Clinic but will also provide services in the community. As the Cedar Park Clinic is located on the campus of the Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, this position will complete crisis assessments in the emergency room, upon request. When not providing crisis services, this position will complete Intake Screenings, Intake Assessments, Skills Trainings, Person-Centered Recovery Plans, and Case Management services. Depending on need, this person could carry a caseload.

The person in this position requires an aptitude for working with people who have diagnoses of bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder as well as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and mental health diagnoses and challenges; this position also requires knowledge of psychotherapeutic medications as well as evidence-based practices and contraindications in the promotion of recovery for individuals with mental health diagnoses and challenges. This position requires knowledge and skills in assessment, person-centered recovery goal planning and wellness and recovery-oriented systems of care.

CityCedar Park
CountyWilliamson County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a social, behavioral, or human services field. Knowledge of mental illness as defined in the DSM-V is required. Must maintain approved driving record throughout employment. Must have a valid Texas Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications: A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a social, behavioral, or human services field. Clinical licensure as LPC, LMFT or LCSW preferred. One year of experience in mental health assessment and/or crisis intervention and screening. Bilingual preferred.
Salary Amount$17.63/hr
Closing DateOpen until filled
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