Behavioral Health Crisis Interventionist

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Adams County Integrated Health Care Services has opening for a Crisis Interventionist. This position provides delivery of Mobile Crisis Response throughout Adams County. Crisis Services include but not limited to Crisis Telephone Triage, Mobile Crisis Response (MCR), and referrals to a Designated Crisis Responder when an individual needs an Involuntary Treatment Act (ITA) evaluation and investigation.  The primary goal of MCR is to divert individuals from jail, emergency departments, and involuntary psychiatric treatment.  MCR will provide crisis intervention, engagement, supportive counseling, information and referral, linkage to requested/necessary resources and appropriate community-based mental health and chemical dependency services and follow-up to individuals and families of all ages in community-based settings. This position includes work during and after hours. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with an emphasis in Social Science and 1 year experience in working in human service field.  Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work with individuals on a one-on-one basis or collaboratively as part of a team. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must successfully pass a background check and a driving record check. Bilingual Spanish encouraged to apply.  This position is a full-time, benefited position with a starting monthly salary between $48,086.6 -$50,299.92  DOE.  A full job description is available upon request. Send resume with three references to: Adams County Integrated Health Care Services, 425 E. Main, Suite 700, Othello, WA. 99344. (509) 488-2031. Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled.

Contact : Integrated Health Care Services- Othello:Vicki Guse

Option to return your complete Resume, Cover Letter, and three References by emailing the County's Human Resource Department at katheenc@co.adams.wa.us. or in person/mail to Adams County Courthouse; 210 W Broadway, Human Resource Department, Ste 102 Ritzville, WA. Questions may be answered by calling Kathy at (509)347-6058.

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled