Crisis Assessment Team Clinician (Clinician II)

  • JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS
  • 111 S Cherry St, Olathe, Kansas
  • Aug 15, 2021
Part Time Public Health

Job Description

Johnson County Mental Health is looking for a qualified applicant to fill the position of Clinician II on the Crisis Assessment Team within the Emergency Services Division. The Crisis Assessment Team (CAT) operates our 24 hours Crisis-line and serves as the primary point of contact for all mental health emergencies within Johnson County, Kansas. Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMLPs) provide telephone and limited on-site response to emergencies as well as provide consultation and guidance to hospital emergency departments, law enforcement officers and various other community agencies in addressing mental health emergencies. Clinicians will also facilitate crisis intervention assessments via tele-video with some on-site response as needed.

*Schedule may vary based on coverage needs - Part time, hours may vary, overnights, evenings and weekends may be required, holiday coverage required. There will also be opportunities to fill vacant shifts.

Posting will remain open until position is filled.

Job duties:
  • Answers 24-hour crisis line providing phone support, preliminary assessment and assistance with triage to clients and their families, law enforcement officers, hospitals, and other community agencies.
  • Conducts crisis intervention and mental health assessments of youth and adults for a variety of community partners to: identify individual treatment needs, diagnose substance use and/or mental health disorders, assess individual risk for suicide and other safety related concerns, determines need for inpatient psychiatric treatment, facilitates involuntary care and treatment.


Job Requirements

Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Addition Counseling, or other Human Services field and Kansas Behavioral Sciences licensure at the master's level in the area of focus and a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

Kansas Behavioral Sciences license at the clinical level, one year of experience in the area of focus preferred.

Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency.

Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions:

All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation.

Driving Status

Intermediate (5% to 25%)

Category

Health, Welfare, and Social Services

Job Address

111 S Cherry St, Olathe, Kansas 66061 United States View Map