Under the supervision of the Director of Crisis Services, the Crisis Respite Unit Case Manager (CRU CM) will provide services to persons with IDD, mental illness, substance use or any co-occurring disorders who are in the Crisis Respite. The CRU CM is a skills crisis clinician who provides case management to include crisis intervention and follow up services, relapse and crisis prevention services, screening and referrals to community resources and providers, individual and group skills training and psychosocial interventions. In addition, the case manager will complete intake protocols; person centered recovery plans, and discharge planning in an environment that provides a safe and secure short-term stabilization of crisis symptoms. This crisis clinician provides Crisis Assessments as needed for walk in individuals as well as individuals in the community seeking crisis services and supports for the Guadalupe Hub, utilizing evidence-based de-escalation strategies to connect with individuals and build a plan that supports safety in the least restrictive setting for the person and family in crisis.
The crisis clinician collaborates closely with law enforcement, the medical community, schools, families and social service agencies to assist persons in crisis. The crisis clinician holds strong knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques and practices of working with individuals experiencing a crisis and have the ability to communicate effectively with diverse cultures and socio-economic populations.
The clinician utilizes an integrated computer database programs to access files and document treatment services. The crisis clinician has the flexibility to triage tasks and organize the workday to meet the needs of individuals in crisis. This position requires a flexible work day and may support some weekends as needed. The ability to work independently and collaboratively is essential. This position cross-train to support other crisis programs as needed. On Call Opportunity is available.
Location: Guadalupe County
Salary: $23.08 – $32.33/hr
2 years previous crisis experience: $2.00/hour
Why join our team?
BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.
Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.
Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.
Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.
Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of one year crisis case management experience. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and maintain approved driver status throughout employment.|
Must hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Human Services or a Bachelor’s degree with equivalent coursework in a human services degree
Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree in Human Services
Licensure as Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC)
Bilingual in Spanish or American Sign Language (ASL)
2-4 years of crisis case management experience
|Salary Amount||$48,006 - 67,246/year|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|