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Macon-Bibb County Co-Responder Need for Start-up!!

  • 23 Jan 2023 3:08 PM
    Message # 13069580

    Co-Responder Licensed Clinician

    About River Edge Behavioral Health

    River Edge Behavioral Health is recognized for its state-of-the-art treatment and support services for more than 13,000 children, youth, families, and adults annually who experience mental illness, addiction, co-occurring disorders, and substance abuse problems.  In addition, River Edge offers services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    Benefits Offered:

    • ·         Competitive Pay
    • ·         Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
    • ·         Paid Time Off
    • ·         12 Paid Holidays
    • ·         401k with an employer match
    • ·         Flexible Spending Accounts
    • ·         Short and Long-term disability coverage
    • ·         Life Insurance
    • ·         Employee Discount Program

    River Edge is looking to fill the position of Co-responder Licensed Clinician. The Co-responder Clinician will work in close partnership with EMTs, responding to calls involving people experiencing symptoms of mental illness, substance use disorders or co-occurring behavioral health conditions to de-escalate presenting symptoms and/or current stressors, resolve crises and link individuals and their loved ones to most appropriate community-based care and support. Co-responders help identify community resources, alternate options, and community supports to meet needs and desires identified by the individual.

    In this role you will:

    • ·         Work in collaboration with local law enforcement to respond to calls involving behavioral health crises, provide evaluations, crisis intervention, referrals and linkage to resources for individuals not placed under arrest
    • ·         Provide case management services, behavioral health assessments, and crisis intervention as needed or assigned as part of response to behavioral health related 911 calls
    • ·         Coordinate individual's use of needed services and community resources
    • ·         Coordinate behavioral health related medical needs of clients with psychiatrists, nurses, and other medical sources as part of crisis resolution
    • ·         Maintain accurate and timely clinical records
    • ·         Participate in team/department meetings, in-services, and supervisory sessions as required
    • ·         Complete 1013 evaluations in the community while responding to behavioral health related 911 calls
    • ·         Maintain a trauma informed and motivational interviewing approach to wellbeing
    • ·         Perform other duties as assigned.

    You will need:

    • Fully COVID Vaccinated.
    • Master's Degree in social work, psychology, or related field. Current license as a LCSW, LPC, OR LMFT in the State of Georgia, or master's with LAPC, LMSW, or LAMFT and ability to obtain LPC/LCSW/LMFT licensure within 3 months of hire in the State of Georgia. The company will consider an Associate License.
    • Minimum of two years' experience in clinical social work. Experience working with moderate to severe and persistently mentally ill populations.
    • Must have valid driver's license and good driving record

    Apply at : https://riveredge.applicantpro.com/jobs/1916735.html 


    Last modified: 23 Jan 2023 3:12 PM | Anonymous member

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