Access Clinician

Tracking Code

15423-394

Description

Position Summary:

Receives initial contacts and makes initial assessments on new unattached agency clients or walk-in/emergency clients seeking emergency services. Counsels crisis clients to stabilize clients’ conditions and prevents clients from harming themselves or others using short-term crisis intervention techniques and/or referral to other support services. 

Employee will adhere to the Memorial Health System (MHS) Code of Conduct, the MHS Ethics and Corporate Compliance Plan, MBH policies and procedures, as well as performance standards established by the governing board/administration and accrediting bodies. 

Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

Master's or doctoral degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or closely related human service field from accredited university is required. Completion of clinical practicum preferred.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

Must have valid IL Driver’s License, availability of own transportation, and proof of auto liability insurance.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Must be able to participate in after-hours emergency services as requested.

Job Location

Lincoln, Illinois

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