Intake Clinician (AIHCS)

Program Summary:

The Adult In-Home Crisis Stabilization Program serves suicidal and homicidal adults who can’t be hospitalized, in order to diffuse the crisis, promote a healthy lifestyle and prevent suicidal and homicidal acts. This program has a field-based treatment team consisting of clinicians, case managers and peer mentors. The program is a three-phase model:

  • Assessment of the client and support network to identify short term needs and de-escalation
  • Individual and family therapy, outreach, peer mentor, and case management services
  • Prepare client and family/support network for progression towards long term resolution and treatment.                                     

Job Summary

The Intake Clinician serves as a liaison between adults/families and systems, and provides intake and assessment services depending on the needs and expectations of each adult in the Adult In-Home Crisis Stabilization (AIHCS) program of The Priority Center.

 

Currently hiring for two Intake Clinicians. Please see work schedule for positions below.

 

  SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
POSITION #1 Off Off 9a – 6p 9a – 6p 9a – 6p 9a – 6p 9a – 6p
POSITION #2 11a – 8p 2p – 10p 2p – 10p 2p – 10p 2p – 10p Off Off

 

Goals

  1. Be part of a field-based crisis team that responds to crisis line calls 24/7 throughout the community.
  2. Meet productivity level as defined by The Priority Center and AIHCS management.
  3. Complete documentation as required by the Program Director and/or Program Supervisor in a timely manner and meets the standards of County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA), HIPAA, Medi-Cal and other funding sources.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide in-person intake and assessment services to clients in crisis as part of a warm-handoff from CAT/CSU during scheduled working hours.
  • Conduct a thorough clinical assessment including chief complaint, history, mental status, needs of family, disposition, and focused on the crisis and safety concerns.
  • Provide crisis intervention and critical safety management as needed
  • Participate as a member of multi-disciplinary team as appropriate in treatment plan reviews of adults in the program.
  • Document all services provided for HCA contract compliance, as well as financial, statistical and other reporting purposes.
  • Peer review documentation and other duties as assigned.

 

Supervisory Relationship

Supervised by the Program Director and Program Supervisor

Position Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field
  • Two years’ experience preferred
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • Live Scan fingerprinting required
  • Experience with families and adults is highly preferred
  • Bilingual-Vietnamese, Chinese, Farsi, Spanish preferred
  • Registration with California BBS required

 

COVID-19 Considerations:

The Priority Center enforces weekly COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated or undisclosed staff. We provide masks, hand sanitizer, require daily temperature scans and enforce social distancing.

 

To Apply/Contact Information:

Current interested applicants please submit HR Employment Application and current resume to: [email protected]