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Emergency Mental Health & Assessment Clinician

Agency Name: Integrated Services of Kalamazoo

Agency Contact: Andrea Bedard

  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • County: Kalamazoo
  • Salary Range: $26.29 per Hour
  • Send applications to: www.iskzoo.org/careers
  • Please include your resume when applying.

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with diverse populations? Do you have a passion for working with individuals in a mental health crisis in varied settings throughout the community? Would you like to be a valuable member of a diversity driven, mission-minded team that impacts our community? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to work as a part time (16 hours per week) Emergency Mental Health & Assessment Clinician!

What You Will Be Doing
Working as an Emergency Mental Health & Assessment Clinician you will be responsible for working within the community to provide assistance with various mental health related needs. This includes providing clinically appropriate crisis interventions to individuals in a mental health crisis, assisting community members with information, mental health resources and completing assessments for services. Emergency Mental Health Clinicians work as a team and work in a variety of roles for the Kalamazoo County community.

What We Require
A Master’s Degree in related field and at least one year of experience in clinical settings working with target population and extensive knowledge of the DSM IV diagnostic criteria, co-occurring disorders, substance use disorders, evidence-based and promising practice interventions, and familiarity with psychotropic medications, experience with involuntary hospitalization procedures and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Required licenses: Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Limited License Psychologist (LLP), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Registered Nurse (RN) and valid Michigan Motor Vehicle Operator’s license. Will consider limited licensure with the ability to obtain full licensure within 9 months of hire.

Why Work For ISK
Because we make a difference in the lives of the individuals we serve in the Kalamazoo community every day. You will have the opportunity to work with amazing co-workers in an environment that values diversity, inclusion, work/life balance and encourages ongoing education for professional development.

Who We Are
Integrated Services of Kalamazoo (ISK) has been delivering quality services and programs to improve the lives of those we serve for over 30 years. ISK works with youth, families, and adults with mental illnesses, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders to help them succeed. We provide welcoming and diverse community partnerships which collaborate and share resources to support individuals and families to be successful and achieve their goals in a trauma-informed environment.

Come Join Us!
Individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds along with bilingual candidates are invited to apply. ISK is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity and inclusion among its workforce. ISK fomenta la diversidad y la inclusión.

We look forward to meeting you!

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
Physical Efforts – Job demands include prolonged sitting and standing as appropriate. May occasionally require light lifting up to 25 pounds, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or bending as appropriate. Requires coordination of hands and/or eye/hand/foot.

Working Conditions – Office environment with noise from computers, copy machine, and telephones. Use of computer screen for periods in excess of 30 minutes at a time. Possible eyestrain from extended periods of viewing computer screen. May be exposed to bloodborne pathogens, infectious diseases, and parasites. Travel throughout the Kalamazoo area is required.

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