Work alongside law enforcement with the support of a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians, supervisors, psychiatric staff, nurses and those with lived experience
Provide emergency diagnostic evaluations of patients with emotional, psychiatric or related disorders
A short commute from both Boston and Providence
Description of Position
Helping those during life’s most acute and disruptive moments due to psychiatric illness and substance use/abuse requires providers who are sensitive, skillful, resilient and hopeful. As a Clinician, supporting the Adult mobile Crisis Intervention team (AMCI) with local law enforcement, you’ll be working with a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians, supervisors, psychiatric staff, nurses and those with lived experience. You will look to best practices as you assist with crises in community settings, evaluating and recommending solution-based treatment options.
- Respond to emergency phone calls offering phone triage and area resources as appropriate. The AMCI supports the resiliency, wellness, and recovery of all Members to whom it provides services and integrates mental health, substance use disorder, and wellness and recovery principles and practices across the service delivery model.
- Provide emergency diagnostic evaluations of patients with emotional, psychiatric or related disorders to identify problems, determine lethality, and develop appropriate treatment/disposition both on site and in the community as needed. Interview children/adolescents and adult patients as necessary to obtain information and enters information including mental status, evaluation, crisis assessments, treatment plans, and demographics into the medical record in both the automated and manual format.
- Assist in linking and referring families to appropriate services along the continuum of care. The AMCI identifies and implements strategies that maximize utilization of community-based diversionary services and reduce unnecessary inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, in a manner that is consistent with medical necessity criteria.
- Provide consultation to treatment teams and other agencies relative to evaluation and treatment of patients in crisis and works collaboratively with hospitals, courts and insurance companies when indicated and in compliance with HIPAA regulations
- Develop a safety plan and provide crisis management to support the client and family in maintaining the safety of the client and family during a crisis. This includes but is not limited to collaborating with other mental health providers, educational services, state agencies, social supports and natural supports
- Assist law enforcement with section 12’s, section 35’s and section 18’s
- Attend community meetings are requested
- Follow parameters set by MCEs.
- Complete required program documentation, forms and mandated reports.
- Maintain appropriate internal collaboration and consultation with co-workers.
- Attend all necessary meetings, supervision and trainings deemed appropriate by management level staff.
- Consider all ethical and legal parameters when providing above named services and seek consultation when parameters are unclear.
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends
- A year of experience working with individuals, youth and their families in a clinical role within a mobile delivery system preferred
- Knowledge of and experience with utilizing Child Behavioral Health Initiative services
- Able to provide clinical care and support to clients to prevent hospitalization and stabilize within the community
- Possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
- Experience with computers, specifically Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems preferred
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Community Support Program
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Date posted: 6/1/2023
For more information about this position, or to send your resume:
Courtney Matto, LMFT (email@example.com)
CCBC Community Support Program
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: 508-828-9218 ext 4062