The Crisis Care Provider is responsible for home, community and residential-based mental health services to individuals who are experiencing a mental health crisis including, but not limited to, SMI and SPMI diagnosis. Services provided are within a family driven and trauma informed framework. This position reports to the Crisis Program Director.
This is a full time overnight shift position including every other weekend.
• The Mental Health Practitioner shall meet the qualifications defined in Minnesota Statute 2545.462 subdivision 17;
• Experience and training in behavioral learning techniques, rehabilitation theory and practice;
• Complete initial and ongoing training requirements defined for the position to meet required standards;
• Valid Driver’s license, vehicle insured and in good condition; acceptable driving record;
• Computer literate; MS Office Suite, Outlook Email, Internet use.
Under the direction of the Mental Health Professional, complete assessments and develops treatment plans with recipients based on needs identified by the recipient and the assessment:
• Provide immediate face to face evaluation to determine the presenting situation; identify immediate stressors and assess any immediate need for emergency services; determine if the recipient’s behavior is a serious deviation from their baseline level of functioning.
• Provide immediate intervention that relieves the recipient’s level of distress; assists the recipient to cope with immediate stressors; identify and use available resources, recognize recipient’s strengths; avoid unnecessary hospitalization;
Provide mobile outreach and residential services under the direction of the Mental Health Professional:
• Conduct mental health assessment, suicide/homicide assessments, CASI, IAPP and develop individual treatment plans; review each document and revise them as necessary;
• Establish therapeutic relationships with recipients and families who request services from mobile and residential services; provide resources, reassurance and empathy; assist in problem solving, de-escalation and assessing level of safety;
• Answer crisis line to assist recipients, law enforcement, or other agencies with acute mental health crisis;
• Provide transportation for recipients as needed.
Administrative and professional responsibilities:
• Assist in the development and maintenance of client files according to the requirements of Minnesota Statute 256B.0624 subd. 10 and 256.0944 subd 10 and R36V.15 subd 4; document all services provided accurately, completely and within required deadlines;
• Participate in staff meetings and supervision;
• Complete initial and ongoing training requirements defined for the position to meet required standards.
• Know and understand all policies and procedures for CMMHC as well as program specific policies and procedures;
• Follow all current mandated reporter guidelines and always review suspicions and concerns with supervisor.
Coordinate services with other programs and providers:
• Effectively function as a member of the Four County Crisis Response Team so the needs of community providers are addressed in an efficient and timely manner;
• Communicate with other team members and supervisors to ensure seamless services for recipients;
• Maintain current knowledge of the mental health service system and the ability to locate information and resources for a variety of recipient needs within the mental health, medical, housing and social services system.
Central Minnesota Mental Health Center is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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