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Clinician | AL ACCESS

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


If you’re looking for a rewarding job helping people with disabilities become more independent and involved in their community, then Benchmark Human Services is the place for you!! Benchmark is seeking a Clinician to serve on our Alabama ACCESS (Advancing Crisis Care and Enhancing Support System) team.  We provide thorough training, great challenges, and even greater fulfillment as you help individuals reach their maximum potential.

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.


Benchmark’s Alabama ACCESS team works closely with AL Comprehensive Support Services (CSS) to serve at-risk individuals.  Our ACCESS team will assist CSS staff and providers in serving persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) who are in crisis, at high risk of inpatient placement, involved with law enforcement, potential harm to self or others, and/or loss of residential placement. The Clinician will serve as a regional lead on crisis interventions, as well as coordinate with CSS staff, providers, law enforcements, families, and behavioral health partners.

Additional service location: Huntsville & Montgomery


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 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
  • Competitive wages based on experience


  • Serve as a member of the ACCESS Team.
  • Assist the CSS Team in providing data analysis and shadowing opportunities.
  • Design processes and procedures to facilitate crisis referrals quickly to prevent escalation of crisis and relieve psychosocial distress.
  • Establish formal and informal collaboration with project stakeholders.
  • Establish and maintain record keeping functions.
  • Complete necessary documentation to facilitate reimbursement through primary funding sources.
  • Create training materials and crisis assessment tools to enhance capacity of CSS team.
  • Coordinate regional training and education to be delivered virtually and in-person.
  • Develop statewide duties and responsibilities for CSS team to support effective intervention and delivery of services.
  • Report any suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation to supervisor or department head.
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Alabama Department of Mental Health (DMH) provider regulation and standards.
  • Skillful in interpersonal communication needed to advocate for individuals.
  • Ability to facilitate a positive atmosphere promoting holistic health, wellness and team cooperation.
  • Ability to monitor and train staff in provision of person centered supports and services.
  • Ability to demonstrate collaborative approach in working with multiple stakeholders.


  • Master’s or post graduate degree in a human service related field of study
  • 1 year of case management and/or clinical services to individuals with IDD
  • 1 year of job-related training
  • Working knowledge of Alabama DMH service system
  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance
  • CPR certified
  • Computer literate

We’d love to see your application! Please apply online at and select the Careers tab and Alabama | Or contact me at [email protected]

Benchmark Human Services is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer. Veterans, Women and Individuals with Disabilities encouraged to apply


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