Job Description

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Bachelor's Level Crisis Specialist -Evenings

Seeking a Crisis Specialist for our Emergency Services Program in Norwood as part of our Behavioral Health Services Division at Riverside Community Care!

As a Crisis Specialist you will act as an integral part in providing crisis intervention and stabilization to individuals with mental health diagnoses and/or substance abuse issues.

Exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Crisis Specialist!

The Bachelor's Level Crisis Specialist assists clinicians in the field with identifying, assessing, stabilizing and treating individuals and families with the goal of reducing imminent risk and increasing coping skills and functioning. The Crisis Specialist would assist in behavioral de-escalation; provide crisis stabilization and assessment; provide support, referral and transport as needed.

The Crisis Specialist provides coordination of all telecommunications for the Emergency Services Program, including triage and placement arrangement, assists in providing telephonic support to individuals in crisis while also assessing the need for a clinical intervention.

The Crisis Specialist works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team devoted to crisis intervention and stabilization.

Schedule:
Monday through Friday 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Our Ideal Candidate:

Riverside Community Care takes pride in its employees for being hardworking, compassionate, and respectful.

Our ideal candidate would have these qualities along with the following skills and experience:

Required Skills

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask and manage multiple pieces of data
  • Able to appropriately prioritize tasks while assessing for potential risk
  • Skilled at coordinating internal and external agency resources
  • Excellent telephonic and in person communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Basic computer fluency, including Microsoft Office, required
  • Valid driver s license, safe driving record and regular access to a reliable vehicle required

Required Experience

  • Bachelor s Degree and a minimum of one year of experience with mental health or related field required
  • Residential treatment and/or home based experience is preferred

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

Company Description

Each year Riverside Community Care provides more than 40,000 children, adolescents, and adults with a broad range of behavioral healthcare and human services. We offer mental healthcare, developmental and brain injury services, youth and early childhood programs, addiction treatment, trauma response, and more.

You can count on Riverside when you or someone you know needs help. We take your trust seriously and work hard to make a difference by delivering compassionate, locally-based, integrated care.

We are proud to be an award-winning, non-profit organization offering emergency care, urgent and outpatient services, in-home and residential care, psychiatric day programming, early intervention, employment support and domestic violence services throughout eastern and central Massachusetts. We partner with local hospitals and physicians, and we work with most insurers and MassHealth. And, Riverside is where your community, schools, and workplaces turn when faced with the emotional aftermath of tragic events such as teen suicides or natural disasters.

We make a difference -- locally, every day.


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