Mobile Crisis Team Lead (Full Time)
Title:Mobile Crisis Team Lead (Full Time)
Department:Mobile Crisis

RIDGEVIEW, a not-for-profit community mental health center based in Oak Ridge, TN, has an immediate opening for a full-time Mobile Crisis Team Lead.

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.

"Where life's complexities are met with hope"



A Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in a mental health field is required. Significant experience and LCSW or LPC-MHSP preferred.  MPA required. Experience in Crisis Services required. Management/ administrative experience preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license and have a safe driving record.



Primary role is to provide 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 service 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-V criteria and ability to determine preliminary mental health diagnosis. Provides a team leadership role to Mobile Crisis staff. Assists Director of Mobile Crisis with managing day to day functions of the Mobile Crisis Team on an as needed basis. Responsible for management of the Mobile Crisis database. Provides supervisory coverage for the Mobile Crisis Coordinator on an as needed basis.



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.

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