Emergency Room Diversion Specialist-PRN

Posted by: Youth Villages

Portland, OR, US

Company Overview
Youth Villages has been a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children’s mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 20 years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.

Program Overview

Our Emergency Room Diversion program serves children and adolescents under the age of 18 who are experiencing a crisis- suicidal, homicidal, physical aggression, or psychosis. The program specializes in working with the client, family, and other systemic key participants to assess the risks versus the protective factors to keep the client and others safe.

Emergency Room Diversion strives to use the least restrictive environment. The Youth Villages’ Model uses a systematic treatment model where interventions are parent focused bringing change through the family, school, community, and peer groups; training staff intensively in conducting assessment, crisis management, in-home treatment, and respite care.

Position Overview

Provide crisis response and thorough, strength-based assessment of children and families in crises in the community and hospital environments

Provide and coordinate referrals in the community to ensure the client receives care to target high risk mental health needs Provide ongoing treatment and intervention to maintain the families until appropriate services are secured

Attend regular staff meetings and trainings scheduled in your regional office Work non-traditional hours(Overnights & Weekends) Have flexibility in your schedule Documentation that is on-line / mobile is available to you

Requirements A Master’s degree in a social services discipline is required Degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, criminal justice, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications. Experience in a clinical counseling or case management setting Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously Basic computer knowledge Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

CLOSING

Experience growth and development through our continuous training as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Additional Benefits Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision Retirement Savings Pension Plan 403 (b) 2 weeks paid vacation 12 paid sick days per year 10 paid holidays Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement

EOE

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