Emergency Services Clinician

General Summary

This position reports to the Director of Emergency Services and is responsible for providing mental health crisis assessment, intervention and brief treatment services to a diverse population of clients in crisis.  In addition, the crisis clinician will provide appropriate recommendations for care and linkage services for clients requiring on-going treatment. The Crisis Clinician functions as part of a multidisciplinary team at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provide assessment and intervention for clients in crisis. 
  • Work in conjunction with RMHS and RRMC staff to provide assessment and appropriate level of intervention for clients in crisis.
  • Work in conjunction with RRMC staff to assure continuity of care from crisis through discharge to outpatient services.
  • Provide mobile crisis contacts when necessary and when clinically appropriate and as directed by supervisor.
  • Flexibility to provide coverage for crisis team, including weekends and holidays.
  • Participate in clinical supervision and attends all required staff meetings.


  • Master's Degree in psychology, human services, social work or related field is required.   
  • 1 to 2 years of experience providing community services for people with at least 2 of the following:  mental illness, substance abuse, and/or serious emotional disorders.  
  • Licensed by the State of Vermont, or be actively pursuing licensure.  
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and organizational skills.
  • Ability to function autonomously in stressful situations and make appropriate assessments in coordination with on-call physician.  
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications software and able to utilize computer-supported collaborative work software.
  • Must be able to meet the post offer, pre-employment drug testing requirements of the Rutland Regional Medical Center program and the background check requirements of RMHS.

CCN is an equal opportunity employer.