Response Clinician will be deployed to support families and children within
Rutland County when support is requested. This position will provide onsite
support through positive behavioral support, WRAP around approach,
evidence-based practices…etc. Supports will be deployed on an as needed bases
with additional follow up supports and services. This position will be
responsible for deploying supportive counseling and skill building.
- Conduct program specific screening and
evaluation, and formulate diagnosis in accordance with the Diagnostic
Statistical Manual (DSM).
- Provide brief case management, service
coordination and community liaison services to assure that clients are
dispositioned to appropriate levels of care and according to clinical practice
- Provides immediate therapeutic mobile response
services to children and youth in Rutland County on a 24/7-hour basis.
- Triage clinical emergencies and implement
program specific safety and consultation protocols.
- Utilize best practices and evidenced based
practice models where appropriate and adheres to model and program
- Provide mobile service in community settings
outside of the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions, other
community locations) as defined by the program. May
transport clients to appointments or linkages as appropriate.
- Develop and document, clear clinical
formulations, crisis and treatment plans that are individualized and
measurable, developed in collaboration with the client/family and others as
- Demonstrate knowledge of internal and external
levels of care, referral processes and resources.
- Make clinically appropriate referrals for
identified service needs in a timely manner.
- May participate in community-based meetings and
conference calls with emergency departments, inpatient units, congregate care
providers, other providers to assist in care planning and to address system
issues which may impact increased emergency department and inpatient unit
utilization of high needs.
- Provide culturally appropriate, competent and
individualized linkage plans in accordance with each client's age, gender
and gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religious
beliefs and culture.
- Work cooperatively with other members of the
- Maintain positive and mutually respectful relationships
with other human service providers, agencies, health care vendors, and the
- Maintain compliance at all times with clinical
documentation, timelines and agency policies and procedures including
meeting required timeframes for documentation and service notes.
- Report to assigned supervisor and actively seek
consultation whenever necessary or requested by supervisor.
- Attend required staff, supervision, trainings and
- Maintain compliance with confidentiality policies and
procedures at all times.
Qualifications and Competencies:
- Master's Degree in clinical psychology, social
work or related field is required.
- Experience working in crisis, emergency room, or
community-based services preferred.
- QMHP designation preferred, not required.
- Obtain Allied Health Privileges or status as employee of RRMC after
- Demonstrates knowledge of psychopathology,
crisis theory and other behavioral health concerns and primary modalities of
- Experience in crisis intervention services, risk
management, assessment of suicide potential and integrated treatment for
co-occurring disorders preferred.
- Ability to join with clients and families in
distress and work with them in disposition planning.
- Must be willing to provide services in clients'
homes and community settings.
- Must be available to work shifts as assigned
including overnights and weekends.
- Possess excellent communication and
- Ability to function autonomously in stressful
situations and make appropriate assessments in coordination with on-call
- Must have the ability to utilize
computer-supported collaborative work software, and have demonstrated
proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications and Electronic Medical Record
- Knowledge of maintaining and executing
confidential information using HIPPA standards.
- Must have a valid driver's license, reliable
transportation with personal automobile liability insurance coverage at or
above the levels mandated by the State of Vermont.
- Successful completion of a criminal history
background check after hire.
Community Care Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.