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Billings Clinic Crisis Assessment Counselor in Billings, Montana

Crisis Assessment Counselor

COMMUNITY CRISIS CENTER

Non-Exempt

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Shift: Day, Evenings, Nights, Weekends

Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)

Hours per Week: 0.80 = 64 hours

Starting Wage DOE: $23.09

The Community Crisis Center is an organization that provides services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year and cares for persons with mental health, substance abuse and social services crises. We are a very fast paced and dynamic environment that provides a variety of services for persons at the time of their greatest need. The CCC provides employees with the ability to learn about a wide variety of mental health struggles and provides the opportunity to develop their clinical, as well as, critical thinking skills in the service delivery of our clients.

Works independently and according to established policies and procedures to provide assessments and referrals to clients presenting directly to the Community Crisis Center. Counselor determines if the client is in need of being admitted for crisis stabilization services and further develops a stabilization plan for within the facility and upon discharge from our care. Clients present with complex medical, mental health, substance abuse, social service needs and psychosocial needs. Collaborates with the local hospitals and CCC team on the diagnosis, symptoms and lethality. Contributes psychosocial information to the RN, MHW (Mental Health Worker), Discharge Coordinator/Case Manager and LAC (Licensed Addictions Counselor) in developing the continuum of care. Coordinates referrals to community and mental health services as needed. May need to transfer clients to a higher level of care for mental health emergencies or for medical needs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

Must have current Montana License as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker, or Licensed Clinical Psychologist.

Prefer a minimum of 2 years' experience working as a licensed professional.

Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/)

Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.

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