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REACH Lead Crisis Clinician I or II **SIGN-ON BONUS ELIGIBLE**

Company: RBHA
Location: Richmond
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:


The Richmond Behavioral Health is looking for an energetic Lead Clinician I/II to join our REACH Team. This individual will perform intermediate skilled human support work performing clinical and crisis response services as part of the REACH Clinical team, conducting emergency outreach and crisis response to clients with serious and persistent mental illnesses and co-occurring disorders to assist them in maintaining safety and overall stability in community. Position requires providing supportive assistance and advocacy in maintaining client's financial, housing, medical, psychiatric and social needs, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Clinical Supervisor I or II.
Essential Functions
Provides Crisis Response for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and intense behavior needs.
Participates in Administrative On Call for REACH
Responds to hospitals, family homes, group homes, crisis assessment centers, CSBs and other community locations
Triages phone calls that come in on the 24/7 Crisis Response Hotline
Provides clinical case updates to the rest of the REACH Team
Maintains communication and relationships with community partners.
Clear and strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong case conceptualization skills
Participates in required meetings with REACH Leadership, team members, supervisors, and clinical staff.
Coordinates individual's care with identified CSB/BHA Case Manager/Support Coordinator and applicable community providers, including Emergency Services, case management, group homes, guardian / AR, medical personnel and other supports.
Conducts and prepares intake assessments; prepares comprehensive/consultative service evaluations; develops and prepares crisis response plans; completes crisis triage forms.
Collects required data and produces documentation on consumer access and utilization of REACH services.
Completes REACH-sponsored/required trainings on an ongoing basis.
Utilizes electronic health record for documentation purposes
Completes all required documentation collaboratively with individuals / systems of care
Attends and/or makes presentations at clinical educational teams and multi-disciplinary team meetings
Provides crisis support and back-up coverage the Crisis Therapeutic Home when requested
Provides staff training to new and ongoing Crisis Clinicians
Completes record reviews and supports billing work flows
Assists with managing the on call calendar
Other duties as required / assigned

Position Requirements

Education and Experience
Licensed Mental Health Professionals or License Eligible Professionals required to include a master's degree with coursework in counseling, social work, psychology or related field and moderate experience working with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities and mental health, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
Clinic and community work required (Hybrid telehealth position)
Required to work as part of leadership on-call rotation covering days, nights and weekends, as well as holiday coverage.
Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Qualifying licensed staff will be eligible for $4,000.00 sign-on bonus as defined by the terms and conditions of the approved sign-on bonus policy.



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About the Organization

Join the Fearless!

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) is licensed by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and is the statutorily established public entity responsible for providing mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse and prevention services to the citizens of the City of Richmond.

Our Mission:
RBHA promotes health, wellness, and recovery for the people and communities we serve.

Our Vision:
An inclusive, healthy community where individuals are inspired to reach their highest potential.

Our Values:
Equity / Innovation / Quality / Inclusion / Accessibility / Transparency / Compassion / Integrity

Creating Healthy Communities - One Person, One Family, One Community at a time.

RBHA is committed to providing behavioral health services to all Richmond residents regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, or national origin.

Services are provided directly by RBHA staff and through contracts with private providers in the community. Funding is received through fees from consumers, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the City of Richmond, and local and state grants.

Starting Salary Range

Negotiable depending on qualifications.

EOE Statement

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Associated topics: addict, behavior science, clinical psychiatrist, dayrehab, mental health, neuroscience, psychology, psychotherapist, sociology, therapist

Keywords: RBHA, Richmond , REACH Lead Crisis Clinician I or II **SIGN-ON BONUS ELIGIBLE**, Other , Richmond, Virginia

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