UnityPoint Health

Crisis Intervention Specialist-ERS-UnityPlace

Requisition ID
2020-75367
Category
Behavioral Health Services - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IL-Peoria
Address
221 NE Glen Oak Ave
Affiliate
5020 UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center
City
Peoria
Department
Community Behavioral Hth- MMCI
State
IL
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
2nd shift or Weekend Shift Fri, Sat, Sun available
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

UnityPlace is a not-for Profit community agency that provides an aray of mental health service and addicition services to the community we serve . We are recruiting for a new member of our Community Emergency Response Team. Our team has longevity and are true professionals in Crisis Intervention, serving our community well. We are excited to find our next team member to join the team. Does this position strike a calling in you?

Responsibilities

 

 

  • Called to Action as a First Responders working closeley with, Police, EMT, and other Healthcare Providers
  • Assessing Mental Heatlh Crisis or Mental Concerns
  • Serve as a Resource for Crisis Intervention Calls from the Community
  • High Level Community Involvement 
  • Must be able to Work with Law Enforcement
  • Assessing Crisis Situations
  • Ability to Respond to Mental Health and Addiction needs brought forward by the Community. 
  • Provide assessment, crisis intervention and referral to social services and Substance Abuse Facilities/Programs
  • Called to respond to different types of environments such as; Homes, Emergency Departments, Public Areas, Jails, and Juvenile Detention Centers in Peoria County
  • Requires Problem Solving Under Pressure and Ability to Think Quickly and Multi-Task

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

Requires a valid Illinois Driver's License with an insurable driving record.
Requires Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Health or Related Field with experience in Crisis Intervention Preferred

Master's Degree Preferred in Behavioral Health or Related Field with experience in Crisis Intervention
If not licensed, must be able to pass an Illinois Criminal Background Check with IDPH

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