Crisis Response Worker-Crisis ED

at MaineHealth in Westbrook, Maine, United States

Job Description





The Developmental Disorders Unit at Spring Harbor Hospital is looking for dedicated and passionate Behavioral Technicians to contribute to the achievement of quality care and patient outcomes by maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu.


$2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS!*


*Current MaineHealth employees not eligible for the sign on bonus. Must be separated from MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible.

Behavioral Technicians are integral and highly valued members of our multidisciplinary team who work with developmentally disordered/autism spectrum population on our 12 bed unit for our school aged youth.

This nationally recognized program is one of few in the United States. This unit is part of the Developmental Disorders Center for Excellence that includes an inpatient special purpose school, an outpatient day treatment program and clinic with future plans of expansion. Behavioral Techs partner with a team of healthcare professionals including Occupational and Speech Therapists, Nurses, Social Workers, Behavioral Analysts, Psychologists and Psychiatrists.

As a Behavioral Technician, you will:


Assist in the development of individualized behavior plans.


Work closely with patients to manage their behavior plan.


Teach parents and other caregivers in how to manage the plan.


MaineHealth also offers a generous benefit package including paid time off, tuition reimbursement, medical/dental/vision insurance, employer 403b contributions, and shift differentials.



Position Summary


The Crisis Response Worker functions in crisis capacities to connect clients with the appropriate level of care. This individual will provide immediate triage and access to crisis assessment will be offered. The Crisis Response Worker will assist and make connections to the appropriate outpatient services when clinical and financial eligibility requirements are met.


Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)


Education: Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field is preferred


License/Certifications: MHRT/CSP certification or provisional certification is required, or must be achieved within first 3 months; Valid Driver's License


Experience: 1+ years of experience working with specific client population to which this position is primarily assigned


Prior experience with the chronic mentally ill population is highly desirable


MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 623543

Posted On: Oct 15, 2021

Updated On: Oct 15, 2021