|Title:||Mobile Crisis Clinician PRN|
RIDGEVIEW, a not-for-profit community mental health center, based in Oak Ridge, Tennessee has an immediate opening for a PRN (As Needed) Mobile Crisis Clinician.
Ridgeview has served the local community for over 50 years and offers a friendly work environment where staff work together to provide a high quality regional system of services focused on the treatment of mental illness and alcohol and drug related problems, prevention services, appropriate social services, and support to individuals and families. We strive to improve the quality of life for the individuals we serve. Ridgeview is an equal opportunity employer.
Master's Level, LCSW preferred; experience in crisis services preferred. Good assessment, communication, and written skills are essential.
Provides assessment of consumers experiencing a psychiatric emergency. Determines crisis needs, crisis intervention, telephone consultation, linkage with community resources, and pre-screening admissions of emergency hospital commitments. Follows-up with consumer to ensure appropriate service is available. Driving and travel in Ridgeview’s catchment area is required. Positive interaction and communication with community agencies and other public relations activities essential. Must maintain satisfactory driving record and remain insurable. Excellent verbal and written skills required. Knowledge of DSM-IV criteria and ability to determine preliminary mental health diagnosis.
Ridgeview offers a positive work environment along with a full line of benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Long-Term Disability, Holiday Pay, Vacation and Sick Leave, Life Insurance and more.
Ridgeview is an approved National Health Service Corp site. Loan repayment for qualified primary health care providers may be available.