Job Description for Crisis Stabilization Worker(s)

Position Announcement
Position Information
Job Title:
Crisis Stabilization Worker(s)
Full-time/Part-time:
Part-time
Wage and Salary:
$18.25/hour
Application review will begin:
January 13, 2020
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

Jefferson County Human Services runs the Lueder House, a 24/7/365 days a year facility that was established in 1980. The home serves as both an acute care facility for adults with  mental health or substance use who are in immediate crisis but not in need of hospitalization and as a crisis/assessment home for short term placement, with an ongoing purpose to keep adults challenged by mental illness within the community and to minimize or prevent psychiatric hospitalizations whenever possible.

The facility is in need of occasional part-time Crisis Stabilization Worker(s) to join the team that will provide emergency mental health services to mentally ill and/or substance use adults who are in immediate crisis but not in need of hospitalization.

As a compassionate, dedicated, and reliable Crisis Stabilization Worker, you will complete the following key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Provide direct client care and supervises clients’ daily living skills In a safe, therapeutic environment
  • Monitor client behavior and medical status and take appropriate action. Manage medication services for clients and store/dispense according to guidelines for clients
  • Facilitate group socialization within hours and in community
  • Document daily client charting and maintain accurate records
  • Act as client liaison to hospitals, physicians, law enforcement, client families, and any other agencies/organizations necessary
  • Variety of other responsibilities listed on the posted job description.

Starting wage: $18.25/hour

Hours of Work: Every other Saturday 4pm – Midnight and fill in on other days/shifts as necessary to provide adequate coverage of the facility

 

Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent with one to two years related experience and /or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
  • Three years related experience and/or training, preferred.