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Associate Licensed Clinician

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Thomasville, GA
Category: Crisis Response Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:

Benchmark Human Services – Blended Mobile Crisis Team

Join Benchmark Human Services and positively impact the lives of other people! Benchmark is a national leader in providing services to individuals with disabilities and mental illness. We work with people at home, at work, and in the community providing crisis response.

Benchmark is seeking Associate Licensed Clinical Staff (LMSW, LAPC, LAMFT, CACII) to join our Mobile Crisis Response Services. The Associate Clinician will provide crisis support services to individuals in our community who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis.

Since 1960, Benchmark has been empowering marginalized populations to see their potential.  We are committed to realizing the full potential of EVERYONE – those we serve, our partners and vendors, and our employees, who bring our mission to life each day. We actively strive to be a workplace that honors the unique experiences of our employees. Benchmark believes we are stronger, better, more effective in our pursuits when we are diverse; when we are equitable; and when we create space for everyone to be their authentic selves.

BENEFITS:

  • Salaried position with no billable hours
  • Potential 5K annual bonus on top of salary.
  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Life insurance + short term disability
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee discounts with various vendors
  • Advancement opportunities

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete crisis assessments, including child and adolescent addendum and Columbia Suicide Severity
    Rating Scale (C-SSRS).
  • Answer 100% of crisis dispatches and respond face-to-face to all crisis calls within and average of 60 minutes.
  • Assess for safety of individuals in crisis.
  • Develop crisis safety plans and assist in facilitating linkage to the appropriate level of care.
  • Follow up with individual’s provider to ensure he/she adheres to recommended support/services.
  • Facilitate referrals quickly to prevent escalation of crisis.
  • Ensure customer service satisfaction surveys are given to consumers of crisis services.
  • Complete necessary documentation and meet all regulatory requirements and facilitate reimbursement through primary funding sources.
  • Provide crisis follow-up services within 24 hours of crisis disposition for youth served, as well as any other individuals for whom it is clinically appropriate.
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • LMSW, LAPC, LAMFT, CACII or higher substance abuse certification.
  • Certification and ongoing training in crisis intervention curriculum.
  • Valid CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Valid Driver’s License and auto insurance.
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be experienced and competent in profession and maintain any applicable license.
  • Experience working with individuals with mental illness, emotional disorders, and substance related disorders who are experiencing emotional or behavioral crisis.

Contact Information:

Please apply online at BenchmarkHS.com and select the Careers tab and Georgia | OR email me at [email protected] | Phone:  260-438-9303

EEO and Affirmative Action Employer. Veterans, Women and Individuals with Disabilities encouraged to apply

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