Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems is seeking to hire Full time and Part time Crisis Specialist in our Valley Creek Crisis Center in Exton, PA !
Shifts Available: Both PT and FT
7 am Sunday through Thursday
Program: Valley Creek Crisis system (VCCC)
Role Description: The Crisis Specialist will provide telephone crisis counseling, crisis walk-ins and mobile crisis outreach. Holcomb's crisis service emphasizes recovery principles and maintains hospital diversion as a primary goal.
Program Description: Valley Creek Crisis Center offers a comprehensive crisis program to all members of the Chester County community who may be experiencing varying levels of crisis. Valley Creek Crisis Center operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from our office-based location offering walk-in, mobile outreach and telephone services that are person-centered and culturally competent. Valley Creek strongly emphasizes diversionary efforts to maintain individuals in a community setting whenever possible. The crisis center staff utilize a team approach and invite you to join our recovery-oriented, culturally diverse staff!
Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:
Conduct effective crisis assessments, triage and stabilization.
Provide clinical level-of-care evaluations.
Conduct telephone crisis counseling to determine appropriate interventions.
Participate in mobile outreach in a variety of community settings.
Conduct appropriate aftercare follow-up contacts.
Collaborate with community partners.
Provide service referrals and linkage as clinically appropriate.
Maintain quality documentation of clinical service delivery.
Provide timely supporting documentation for all clinical services provided.
Minimum Education: Master's Degree in clinical or counseling psychology, clinical social work, addictions or Bachelor's Degree and 5 years' mental health experience. All degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
Minimum Experience: Two years of experience (w/ Master's Degree) in a behavioral health setting. Experience with crisis assessment, triage, intervention and community resources/systems preferred.
Required Clearances: Child Abuse clearance, Criminal clearance, and fingerprint based federal criminal history; Verification that employee is not on any Medicaid/Medicare Exclusion list.
Interested persons should complete an online application.
Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
Review of applications will commence on immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems is accredited by the Joint Commission and provides a comprehensive range of services and supports for people with mental health, substance abuse, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and co-occurring disorders throughout southern and central Pennsylvania, central New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Additionally, we provide an array of prevention and educational programs for youth, parents, and adults to encourage healthy choices and lifestyles.
Holcomb offers a generous benefit package to all employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week. Benefits are available the first day of a new month after completing 30 days of employment. Health insurance, including medical, dental, and vision are included. Paid holidays in addition to earned paid time off, 403(B) with company match, and 1 year salary of life insurance is available as well. Some benefits are available to employees working between 25-29 hours per week.
Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer! Holcomb personnel policies, procedures and practices prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, handicap, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class. Employment opportunities shall be made available for qualified handicapped applicants and reasonable accommodation shall be made to meet the physical or mental limitations of qualified applicants or employees.