New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, Inc.
  • Mobile Crisis Response Team
  • Fort Pierce, FL, USA
  • Full Time

GENERAL SUMMARY

Primarily, to respond MCRT calls to schools or other areas assigned by the Team Leader, Program Manager, or Division Director.  Calls may be from the community in the four county area (St. Lucie, Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee).  Purpose of responses shall be to conduct an emergency mental health screening and provide appropriate dispositions for individuals in severe and acute distress.  Secondarily, to offer follow-up support through phone calls and/or home visits to individuals who have recently discharged from an inpatient unit.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Master's's Degree in a Human Services field with a minimum of one year of work experience in a mental health related field and complete a course in emergency screening prior to or within three (3) months of assuming emergency screening responsibilities and/or related experience in Mobile Crisis.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

1.0 Conducts emergency mental health screenings for new and existing clients in the community
 
1.1 Emergency screenings are performed in accordance with the Agency's policies and procedures for conducting emergency screenings
 
2.0 Provides emergency interventions, post-ventions, and appropriate dispositions for assigned clients.
 
2.1 All emergency interventions are documented in writing including, but not limited to, completion of aftercare, safety plan, and/or transition plan, external referral sources contacted and outcome; internal referral sources contacted and outcome; and other intervention modalities utilized, e.g. crisis for the individual and his/her family.
  
2.2 Final Crisis/Screening Unit disposition for each assigned client is accurately documented in writing in accordance with policy and procedure.

 
3.0 Performs functions in computer system.
 
3.1 Searches for client MR#s/Assigns new MR#s as necessary.
 
3.2 Enters and/or updates basic Client Demographics.
 
3.3 Enters data into the following MCRT records:

         Agency Responses for all clients

         Response Locations
  
         Client Demographics

         Others as assigned by Program Manager

4.0 Performs other duties as requested.
 
4.1 Miscellaneous duties are performed according to instruction.
 

 

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