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Missoula County Licensed Clinical Therapist for Mobile Crisis Unit in Missoula, Montana

This is currently a 10 month grant funded position.

DEFINITION:

Performs work as a therapist at the Partnership Health Center (PHC). Work assignment will be in: the traditional model, an integrated model where providers are embedded in the medical clinic providing brief behavioral interventions within the behavioral health department, or the Mobile Crisis Unit, depending on coverage needs. Work assignment for this position will be in the Mobile Crisis Unit and will be part of an emergency medical technician and Mental Health Professional (MHP) team responding to 911 behavioral health emergencies.

REPRESENTATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Provides screening and assessments, develops and implements treatment plans and documents client progress for behavioral health clients.

Provides behavioral health counseling, for individuals, couples, families, and groups as indicated by the treatment plan or as assigned. May provide counseling as a Licensed Addictions Counselor or Mental Health Professional if certified.

Functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team in a patient-centered health home model, or as part of a mobile crisis team, depending on work assignment.

Creates quarterly reports on targeted performance indicators, quality measures and health outcomes to the Performance Improvement Committee.

Provides community education to other providers or community partners.

Participates in scheduled administrative staff meetings. Participates in clinical staff meetings.

Provides training for support and clinical personnel as required.

Maintains appropriate and timely clinical records.

Performs related duties as required or directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION: Master’s degree in social work or counseling required. Active Montana State LCSW or LCPC license required. MT LCSW license desired. Mental Health Professional certification desired.

EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience in a clinical or mental health setting is required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Subject to passing a criminal background investigation that will require fingerprinting. Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. May require a valid drivers’ license. Mobile Crisis Unit duty assignment requires a valid drivers’ license.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

Crisis intervention work may involve exposure to potentially dangerous situations. The employee may risk exposure to communicable diseases. Works in an office setting, remotely from home, or in the field responding to 911 behavioral health emergencies, depending on work assignment. Requires some evening and weekend work and may require over forty hours in a work week. May require driving to satellite sites, to distant meeting locations, or to see patients in the field as part of a mobile crisis unit.

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