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Crisis Specialist - Multiple Programs- Jail & Crisis Continuum (associate or licensed)

Company: County of Marin
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT US
At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do and they are proud to tell people "I work for the County of Marin." Read on to find out more about this opportunity.Department of Health & Human Services: At Health & Human Services, we serve our community through the values of support, unity, trust and excellence with one common goal: to promote and protect the health, well-being, safety and self-sufficiency of all in Marin. Join our team of bright, committed and energetic people who also want to make an impact through public service.
ABOUT THE POSITION
We have Crisis Specialist (associate or licensed) positions (Regular) available. Please read about the programs with vacancies below.Depending on the position, you may receive one of the differentials below:Extra-hire = 15% PM/evening shift = 7.5%NOC/overnight shift = 10%Weekend shift = 10%10% differential paid for all shifts worked in the jailThe maximum salary for a Crisis Specialist is $3,774 biweekly.The maximum salary for a Licensed Crisis Specialist is $4,016 biweekly.You must work a minimum of four (4) hours within the defined shift to qualify for the shift differential.JAIL MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: Vacancies: There is currently one (0.75 FTE) regular full-time and one (1 FTE) full-time, regular fixed term position (ending on 6/30/2023).The crisis specialists provide psychiatric assessment to clients in a correctional institution. They are responsible for conducting crisis and mental health assessments of inmate patients, either at time of booking or at any point during their incarceration. Evaluations and treatment can include brief psychotherapeutic interventions, medication management, crisis intervention, and 5150 evaluations. With information derived from a clinical interview, nursing and deputy reports, case history, and collateral information, including the reason for their arrest and incarceration, the Crisis Specialist/Licensed Crisis Specialist writes a semi-structured report, develops and then implements a treatment plan for clients under their care including making referrals to appropriate disciplines and agencies (at discharge) based on the indicated need.The fixed term position is initially funded up to 6/30/2023. Please note, the position may end prior to 6/30/2023if funding ceases or the work is complete. In addition, the position may continue after 6/30/2023 if funding is renewed or extended. Per PMR 48.2, fixed term employees are not subject to Reduction in Force rights at the completion of the term. MOBILE CRISIS CONTINUUM: Vacancies: There is currently one (1 FTE) fixed term position (ending on 6/30/2023).The positions will report to the Unit Supervisor assigned to the Mobile Crisis Continuum teams in Adult Behavioral Health and Recovery Services. The positions are field/community-based and responsive to individuals presenting with mental health or substance use crisis across Marin County, with a particular focus on children and transition age youth, though there will be opportunities to also work with adults. The roles are an integral part of the Crisis Continuum of Care, which encompasses a short-term case management team, outreach and engagement services, mobile crisis response and support, the Crisis Stabilization Unit and The Crisis Residential Facility. The duties include, but are not limited to, community-based response as part of a team of two Crisis Specialists, duties as the clinician of the day who takes and logs calls, provides consultation and recommendations as indicated, information and education, as well as provision of solo response to secure and/or safe locations. The youth focus may also entail short-term case management, support, and linkage to services as well as collaboration with families, schools, and the foster system. With information derived from a clinical interview, nursing report, case history, and collateral information the Crisis Specialist writes a semi-structured report, develops and then implements a treatment plan for clients under their care including making referrals to appropriate agencies and levels of care based on the assessment. The positions will also be required to build relationships and outreach to all schools in the county from elementary age to Junior College. The roles requires a significant degree of independence as well as the ability to collaborate with team members and community-based organizations, including schools, hospitals, law enforcement, and private therapists, independent clinics and juvenile hall. The positions are shift-based and include weekends and may include holidays. As the program expands, days and times of shifts may change to cover increases in service delivery hours. The fixed term position is initially funded up to 6/30/2023. Please note, the position may end prior to 6/30/2023if funding ceases or the work is complete. In addition, the position may continue after 6/30/2023 if funding is renewed or extended. Per PMR 48.2, fixed term employees are not subject to Reduction in Force rights at the completion of the term. Schedule/hours availability vary depending on the department needs.
ABOUT YOU
Our Highly Qualified Candidate: Our highly qualified candidate will have experience working with mentally ill clients across all ages in crisis or emergent situations. They will be able to work well with a small team. The candidate will be able to organize their work effectively, as well as being able to document complex clinical information quickly, accurately, and concisely, and utilize this information to rapidly develop a treatment plan. The ideal candidate can provide a welcoming environment to even the most distraught client. The ideal candidate will have strong diagnostic and assessment skills in addition to having the ability to work with and relay information to a wide-range of clients, families, and other professionals. In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience in de-escalating persons in high-stress and/or high anxiety situations in order to maintain the safety of Patients and Staff on unit.We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required Minimum Qualifications:EITHER possession of a Master's degree from an accredited institution in social work, psychiatric nursing, psychology, counseling or a closely related field, OR possession of a Doctoral degree in clinical psychology or a closely related field, OR completion of three years of graduate education including completion of the doctoral-qualifying comprehensive examinations and a university-approved clinical internship equal to two full-time academic quarters (900 hours). Two years of clinical mental health experience under qualified supervision in a mental health setting appropriate to the assignment. The experience must have included screening, diagnostic assessment, referral/linkage and/or treatment in either an inpatient, outpatient, field based, or criminal justice setting for extremely emotionally disturbed and/or psychiatrically impaired individuals.Certificates and Licenses:Crisis Specialists: Must be eligible and sit for professional licensure as a Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Psychologist, Professional Clinical Counselor or Registered Nurse in the State of California within timelines consistent with the W and I Code. Qualified non-California residents must obtain a California License within timelines consistent with the W and I Code. Failure to obtain licensure within the specified timelines will result in termination of employment.Licensed Crisis Specialists: Must be professionally licensed as a Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Psychologist, Professional Clinical Counselor* or Registered Nurse in the State of California. Qualified non-California residents must obtain a California License within timelines consistent with the W and I Code. Failure to obtain licensure within the specified timelines will result in termination of employment. *Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor must include the additional training and education to treat couples or families, as required under Business Professional Code section 4999.20(a)(3)(A). California Driver's License: Employees who drive on County business to carry out job-related duties must possess a valid California driver's license for the class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the County including review of a recent DMV history. At the time of the selection interview by the appointing authority, applicants will have to furnish a recent DMV driving record.Highly Desirable: Bilingual skills in Spanish and English are highly desirable for all positions.Bilingual Testing/Certification: Please note if the successful candidate has bilingual skills, they must demonstrate proficiency in both Spanish and English prior to receiving differential pay. A bilingual proficiency exam will be administered at that time to ensure the candidate possesses the appropriate skill level to meet the requirements.
ABOUT THE PROCESS
All applicants will receive email notifications regarding their status in the recruitment process. Please be sure to check your spam settings to allow our emails to reach you. You may also log into your governmentjobs.com account to view these emails.Open & Continuous Recruitment: Because this recruitment is Open and Continuous, applicants are encouraged to submit completed applications as soon as possible. The filing period for an Open and Continuous recruitment may be closed at any time.Testing and Eligible List:Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination may consist of a highly qualified review, application screening, online assessment, written examination, oral examination, performance examination, or any combination to determine which candidates' names will be placed on the eligible list. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies for open, fixed-term, full-time or part-time positions which may occur while the list remains active.For the Jail roles - Background Investigation: Successful applicants will be subject to a thorough and rigorous background investigation which may include, but is not limited to, a criminal records check, interviews with friends, relatives, neighbors and employers; verification of DMV records; and overall employment and education history. An applicant may be disqualified for past criminal convictions, poor driving record, providing false background information, and other reasons.For the Jail roles - Drug Use Standards: No use of any other illegal drug in the past three years (except in the case of marijuana which is within the past one year). No felony drug use (e.g. cocaine, amphetamines, etc.) in the past five years. No hallucinogenics ever. No intravenous drug use or drug sales ever. Applicants successful in testing will be given a polygraph examination and/or computerized voice stress analysis and will be asked about illegal drug use. (See pre-employment drug use guidelines.) IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Order of the Marin County Public Health Officer, it is required that all County employees confirm their vaccination status. Depending on work assignment and applicable Public Health Order, some employees may be required to be fully vaccinated and/or consent to weekly COVID-19 testing. To help mitigate transmission, an Order of the Marin County Public Health Officer requires all individuals to wear face coverings when indoors in workplaces and public settings.Disaster Service Workers: All County of Marin employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL POSITIONS: Candidates selected are subject to fingerprinting by the Sheriff's Department and must pass a Department of Justice LiveScan background check prior to appointment.
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Keywords: County of Marin, San Rafael , Crisis Specialist - Multiple Programs- Jail & Crisis Continuum (associate or licensed), Other , San Rafael, California

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