On-Call Mental Health Crisis Specialist
The On-Call Crisis Specialist is able to carry out their normal life activities (sleep, read, spend time with family) at home unless called to assess a patient at the Three Rivers Medical Center Emergency Department. While relaxing at home or in the community, position is paid $15 per hour. When Specialist receives a call to respond to the hospital, pay for these “hospital response hours” ranges from $24.26 to $36.52 hours dependent on education and experience. On-Call Specialists who work at least 12--12 hour shifts or 14--10 hour shifts in a 6 month period earn an additional $800 bonus every 6 months.
This position screens patients for a mental health hold, may offer respite or diversion from hospitalization to Option’s inpatient program and develops safety plans with patients and their significant others. Training is provided and back up clinical consultation via phone is always available.
Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or a related field, or a Registered Nurse (BSN required) with psychiatric experience. Computer proficiency required to use Electronic Health Records. Must successfully complete state required background and DMV checks. Drug testing is required for this position
Options for Southern Oregon is a private non-profit organization. We serve people of all ages who have mental health needs. Our holistic approach addresses housing, advocacy, community integration, crisis intervention, therapy, co-occurring issues, education, work, and economic well-being. We foster the development of mental and emotional health in children, adults, and families, and support the participation of our clients as respected members of the community. We employ over 350 people in 11 locations in Grants Pass and Medford.
Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience. Options for Southern Oregon provides robust benefits for our employees: generous paid time off, family medical, agency-paid employee dental, retirement plan with 6% match, life and accidental death and dismemberment, long term disability; family dental and voluntary life are available.
How To Apply:
Please visit our website at www.optionsonline.org and click on Jobs to complete the online application process, or call 541-476-2373.