The Crisis Clinician provides crisis intervention with children and families as deemed appropriate. This will involve on-call work and may occur in the office, school, hospital or in a secure community setting.
Work Schedule: Friday/Saturday/Sunday on-call hours needed; occasional week nights
Crisis clinicians shall have, as a minimum, a master’s degree in clinical social work or psychology and have a valid clinical license to practice in the state of Kansas. Clinical staff must be credentialed by Kansas Health Solutions. Background experience working with special needs children/youth and families, particularly community-based services, are preferred. Clinicians must successfully complete background investigations and possess a valid Kansas driver's license. A good driving record, proof of insurance and reliable transportation may be required to complete all job duties.
Clinicians are expected to exhibit good work ethic and be flexible in their weekly work schedule. Effective clinical skills, time management and organizational skills are necessary attributes for this position.
Clinicians must have sufficient ambulatory capabilities to work with children/youth in the office or community based setting. Requires physical ability to restrain children and adolescents exhibiting out of control behaviors.
Clinicians must exhibit satisfactory verbal and written communication skills.
Clinicians must possess and utilize effective interpersonal skills to promote teamwork. Clinicians must work collaboratively with other team members to deliver optimal services to clients and families.
Clinicians are expected to complete Managing Aggressive Behavior (MAB), HIPPA and Corporate Compliance training and other trainings as defined by the agency.
Active membership in professional organizations is strongly encouraged.
Background checks and drug screen required.