|Title:||Mobile Crisis Line Specialist (Full Time 30 hrs/wk)|
RIDGEVIEW, a not-for-profit community mental health center based in Oak Ridge, TN, has an immediate opening for a full time (30 hrs/wk) Mobile Crisis Line Specialist due to the expansion of our walk-in hours. The position will provide a great experience for a professional who wants to provide excellent service to community members experiencing a broad range of mental health and/or substance abuse issues. The individual selected for this position will work 5pm-11pm Monday-Friday.
Ridgeview has been named a 2018 Top Workplace by Knoxville News Sentinel. Ridgeview is a place where staff want to work, a place where staff are valued and appreciated, and a place where staff are proud of the impact they are making toward the improvement of people's lives. At Ridgeview, ultimate job satisfaction is derived from co-workers, clients, and the realization that we are part of carrying out Ridgeview's mission.
HOPE | HEALING | RECOVERY
"Where life's complexities are met with hope"
Bachelor’s degree in a mental health related field required. Experience in the mental health field preferred. Good assessment, communication, and written skills are essential. Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license and safe driving record.
The Crisis Line Specialist will answer the Mobile Crisis phone line and manage the needs of the caller. This will include working with individuals in crisis to ensure their safety and to ensure the individual receives the most appropriate resources available, following up with individuals to ensure their needs were met, managing requests for face to face assessments, managing all general calls to the crisis line, and managing basic office functions.
Ridgeview offers a full line of benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Long-Term Disability, Holiday Pay, Vacation and Sick Leave, Life Insurance and Wellness Plan. Ridgeview is an approved National Health Service Corp site. Loan repayment for qualified behavioral health and primary health care providers is available.
Ridgeview is an equal opportunity employer. Ridgeview conducts Background Checks, Motor Vehicle Records, License/Degree Verification, and Drug Screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check and driving record.