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Part Time Crisis Care Specialist
Job Code:2020-WAYCROSS-053
Location:Waycross
FT/PT Status:Regular Part Time
  

Job Responsibilities:

Salary:  $13/hour plus shift differential of 5% for weekend hours & 13% for evenings


Performs a lead role in providing de-escalation techniques and support to clients on the Crisis Stabilization Unit and Temporary Observation Unit. Will provide continuous observation, monitoring and engagement with clients. Engagement to include individual and group activities. Understand role of all staff on the unit and when to ask for assistance from nursing and other staff.  Greets clients on admission, provides preliminary admission screenings/procedures with clients to include urine drug screens, consent forms, clothing search, inventory, Personal Safety Interview, orientation to units, etc.   Applicants must be able to utilize proper restraint methods and protect staff and clients in crisis situations (execute CPI Interventions).


Position Responsibilities:

Will work up to 29 hours week - 12 hour shifts; alternating weekends and holidays.


Competencies:

Ability to monitor and communicate client’s behavior

Ability to engage with clients in a positive, therapeutic manner

Ability to lead in a crisis situation

Ability to perform established treatment and programmatic activities


Physical Demands
 
Employee is frequently required to walk, sit, stand or kneel and occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop.  Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Ability to work in a stressful environment. Exposure to blood and/or body fluids. Ability to respond to emergency/crisis situations. Must have the ability to sit for long periods of time at a computer.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are not hazardous or unpleasant condition caused by noise, dust, etc. Employee must be able to travel between Unison sites.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Completion of a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of two (2) years of behavioral health experience, crisis environment preferred with experience in security principles and procedures. Must be proficient with computers. At least 21 years old.