Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
Job Offer #14256
 

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Job Title.
   Intake/Crisis Response Specialist
 
Short Description of the Job.
   Excellent Opportunity in Human Services
 
Complete Description of the Job.
   JOB TITLE: Intake/Crisis Response Specialist QUALIFICATIONS: • Licensed Registered Nurse; Licensed Master or Clinical Social Worker; Licensed Mental Health Counselor • Minimum of two years direct clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting • Clearance with all relevant background checks as per TSA policies and governing regulations • A vehicle, valid NY State Driver's License and a driving record acceptable to the TSA automotive program are required • Proficient in MS Office Suite and able to learn new data platforms PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS: • High standard of professional ethics • Strong team player • Ability to effectively interface with a large number of professionals across disciplines and settings • Excellent organizational skills, follow-up, and follow through SCOPE: The Intake/Crisis Response Specialist (ICRS) is an employee of Transitional Services Association, Inc. (TSA), administratively reports to TSA administration, and is subject to the policies and procedures of TSA. The ICRS is directly supervised by the Program Coordinator of the Clinic Treatment program at the Saratoga County Mental Health Center (SCMHC), where this position is stationed. JOB DESCRIPTION: The ICRS is member of the clinic treatment program at the Saratoga County Mental Health Center and works closely with both the Youth and Adult Services teams to provide high-quality mental health services to children, adolescents, families, and adults in Saratoga County. This work includes responsibility for responding to requests for services for mental health services, as well as providing crisis intervention via telephone and on-site to individuals in psychiatric crisis. The ICRS will have a broad range of duties including, but not limited to, the following: • Facilitate response to request for services, including the initial response, assessment and referral process, the designation of appropriate level of care, admission into services and appropriate follow up activity • Make referrals to other appropriate agency if needed • Act as liaison between this clinic and other agencies • Secures information such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to a potential client’s situation • Responds to telephone and walk-in crisis intervention and performs associated triage duties • Assess, evaluate, and monitor safety of clients and others • Builds and maintains relationships with area partners and providers • Present on behalf of programs to educate and elicit new referral • Maintain guidelines established by funding sources and by the Saratoga County Mental Health Center • Additional responsibilities as assigned TSA offers a generous benefit package which includes: Health, Dental, Vision Insurances, Vacation, Sick and Personal Times, 403(b) and much more
 
Job Category.
   Healthcare
 
Job Level.
   Mid Career
 
Position Type.
   Full Time
 
For More Information Contact.
   Brendan Myers
No Phone Calls, Please
bmyers@tsamail.org
 
Employer Info.
   Transitional Services Association, Inc.
127 Union Street
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
 
 
To E-Mail Application To Employer.
   E-Mail:MJohnson@saratogacountyny.gov, bmyers@tsamail.org
 

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