Crisis Response Worker, Rockland

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  • Rockland, ME
  • Maine Behavioral Healthcare
  • Part Time - Evening Shift
  • Behavioral Health
  • Req #: 138457
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Summary

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is pleased to offer Crisis Response Services where they are needed most for individuals in need of immediate behavioral health attention. Through partnerships with local hospitals and access to a full continuum of service offerings we are able to serve as a critical first contact during a mental health crisis.

Specifically, our Rockland location provides an array of services at our outpatient practices for adults, adolescents and children challenged with mental health, developmental disorders, co-occurring and/or substance use issues. Including, Psychiatry & Medication Management, Child Psychiatry, IMAT Program, IOP, Outpatient Counseling, therapy groups, Peer Support and Case Management services. 

The Crisis Response Worker functions in crisis capacities to connect clients with the appropriate level of care. This individual will provide immediate triage and access to crisis assessment will be offered. The Crisis Response Worker will assist and make connections to the appropriate outpatient services when clinical and financial eligibility requirements are met.

The behavior of a person having a mental health crisis may change suddenly and without warning. Mental health crisis service providers can quickly and compassionately help people facing a behavioral health situation that they cannot manage on their own. The safety of the person in crisis and the people around them is our priority.

Our compassionate Crisis Response Workers are available  throughout the MaineHealth system to provide crisis assessments upon admission. Crisis Response Workers are specially trained in crisis intervention and make every effort to help resolve any crisis situation in a timely manner.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field is preferred
  2. 1+ years of experience working with specific client population to which this position is primarily assigned
  3. MHRT/CSP certification or provisional certification is required
  4. Valid Driver’s License
  5. Prior experience with the chronic mentally ill population is highly desirable

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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