On-Call Crisis Clinician
Department: Crisis Job Status: Part-Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Reports to: Outpatient Crisis Manager
Positions Supervised: None Amount of Travel Required: Occasional, SN Co.
Work Schedule: PRN (as needed basis), On-call Status
The On-Call Clinician is primarily responsible for providing individual, family and group psychotherapy to children, adolescents and families at Family Service & Guidance Center. The Clinician works closely with the client, family, teachers, school professionals and treatment team to identify treatment goals, objectives and discharge criteria.
The Clinician may facilitate crisis intervention sessions for children in immediate crisis that could have intensive emotional and/or behavioral symptoms. These sessions will focus on safety planning and keeping the youth in the least restrictive environment. However, crisis clinicians will facilitate hospital and CRP admissions when appropriate during these sessions.
N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this position.
O (Occasionally) Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0-2.5 hrs/day)
F (Frequently) Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5-5.5 hrs/day)
C (Constantly) Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5 hrs/day)
Physical Demands Lift/Carry
Stand (F) 10 lbs. or less (F)
Walk (F) 11-20 lbs. (F)
Sit (F) 21-50 lbs. (O)
Manually Manipulate (O) 51-100 lbs. (O)
Reach Outward (O) Over 100 lbs. (N)
Reach Above Shoulder (O)
Climb (O) Push/Pull
Crawl (O) 12 lbs. or less (F)
Squat or Kneel (O) 26-40 lbs. (F)
Bend (O) 41-100 lbs. (O)
Other Physical Requirements:
On-call Crisis Clinicians must have sufficient ambulatory capabilities to work with children/youth in the office or community based setting. Requires physical ability to restrain children and adolescents exhibiting out of control behaviors.
Office and Community-Based working environment; requires flexible schedule; frequent interruptions occur; expected to deal with individuals in crisis; risk of exposure to aggressive and/or acting out (verbal and physical) children and youth. On-call Crisis Clinicians shall be available to see clients in the office or in secure community based settings such as hospital emergency rooms or juvenile intake. On-call Crisis Clinicians are also subject to peer supervision by their team members and colleagues. Accountability extends beyond this to the client population and agency as a whole.
The Outpatient Crisis Manager shall provide the direct supervision of the On-Call Crisis Clinician. The Director of Clinical Services shall also provide direction and supervision. Depending on licensure requirements, individual supervision is available on a discretionary basis.
The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.