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Co-Responder

Contact mhamby@dayspringhealth.org
rwitten@daysrpinghealth.org
annak.croley@ky.gov
marcye.rein@ky.gov
Added 2022-01-12
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Description

Calling all creative, energetic clinicians! Dayspring Health seeks a behavioral health clinician to be a co-responder with the Corbin Police Department. This is an exciting new program to help our community that you will help us develop. Based at the Corbin Police Department, you will work alongside police officers in the community providing on-scene assessments, short-term interventions, and referrals.

Competitive pay and generous benefit package including accrued time off, retirement account with employer contribution, and more!

The purpose of this position is to improve awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use issues, and dual diversion from arrest and unnecessary hospital emergency room visits. The clinician will achieve these goals by providing crisis stabilization, referrals, and brief solution-focused treatment to individuals and their families as appropriate.

The ideal candidate will be a self-directed clinician with a foundation of trauma-informed generalist practice, substance use treatment, and crisis management, as well as familiarity with local resources and the ability to develop effective working partnerships with program and community partners.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains close and cooperative relationships with program and community partners to develop and adapt the program to address the needs of the community/partners and carry out service plans.
  • Assists sworn officers with crisis intervention (risk assessment and de-escalation) by telephone, or face-to-face when responding with an officer.
  • Collaborates with first responder agencies on reported suspected overdoses and conducts follow-up home visits with a sworn officer to individuals who experienced a non-fatal suspected overdose.
  • Assesses, evaluates, and provides brief solution-focused treatment, referrals, or advocacy for individuals and their families as appropriate.
  • Serves as a professional support to sworn officers.
  • Conducts training or events for the community, program, or police department as appropriate.

Education & Experience:

Current unencumbered licensure in Kentucky in one of these:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – Nurse Practitioner, Family Psych Mental Health (APRN-NP)
  • Licensed Psychologist (PhD)

Will consider a provisional license if an applicant has extensive experience with program development, conflict resolution, project management, leadership, or closely related.

Experience related to crisis intervention, substance use disorder, harm reduction, domestic violence, developmental disabilities and neurodiverse conditions, homelessness, people involved in justice system, or closely related preferred.

  • A current driver’s license is required.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • On call

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Apply at https://www.indeed.com/jobs?l=Jellico,%20TN&q=dayspring%20health&vjk=dc114c69072f6a91&fbclid=IwAR2-s16Ho3jxlo9xkIJbaso1SLTaA2FURLkvhrgVPaeYd_o4ZDRc-CCP44s

The Whitley County Health Department is a partner in this project which is funded through our Whitley County STAR Project. 

Specific details

Employer Dayspring Health

Location


805 S Main St, Corbin, KY 40701

Advert details

Advert ID: 152
Displayed: 10
Expires: 2022-02-11
In categories: Non-profit