Employment Opportunities

Crisis Assessment Counselor

.6 position (24-40 hours per week)

Day, evening, and weekends


1 per diem position (no benefits, hours not guaranteed)

Day, evening, and weekends

Works independently and according to established policies and procedures to provide assessments and referrals to clients presenting directly to the Community Crisis Center (CCC).  Counselor determines if the client is in need of being admitted for crisis stabilization services and further develops a stabilization plan for within the facility and upon discharge from our care.  Clients present with complex medical, mental health, substance abuse, social service needs and psychosocial needs.  Collaborates with the local hospitals and CCC team on the diagnosis, symptoms and lethality.  Contributes psychosocial information to the RN, MHW (Mental Health Worker), Discharge Coordinator/Case Manager and LAC (Licensed Addictions Counselor) in developing the continuum of care.  Coordinates referrals to community and mental health services as needed.  May need to transfer clients to a higher level of care for mental health emergencies or for medical needs. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have current Montana License as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker, or Licensed Clinical Psychologist. 

  • Prefer a minimum of 2 years' experience working as a licensed professional.

Mental Health Worker

1 per diem position (no benefits, hours not guaranteed)

Day, evening, nights, and weekends

The Mental Health Worker is responsible for following established policies and procedures, performs a variety of therapeutic activities as specified by the treatment program and the individual patient treatment plan.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Preferred training or direct experience of at least two years in the mental health field with demonstrated ability and skills to work therapeutically with patients    

  • Healthcare provider CPR Certification

  • CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute) Certification within 60 days of hire

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull 50 pounds unassisted.

 

      The Mental Health Worker presents the clients with paperwork, assists the clients with the transition to the Community Crisis Center, answers the phones, provides client care, may assist the RN with vitals and belongings. The MHW also ensures that the charts are ready for the counselor to see the clients. The MHW must have a valid drivers license, as we sometimes transport the clients to the hospital or pick up food from the MRM.  This position requires a lot of multi tasking and direct client contact.

Registered Nurse

1 per diem position (days, evenings, nights, weekends, no benefits, hours not guaranteed)

The Registered Nurse will provide direct patient care, meeting both psychological and physical needs of the patients in accordance with physicians’ orders, Joint Commission, OSHA, nursing and department guidelines. The RN fulfills these duties to contribute to the continuity and quality of care which fosters the best interest and well-being of all patients and their families.

  • Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each patient’s medical status upon admission and throughout the patient’s course of treatment.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned patient.

  • Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines described.

  • Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Oversee care delivered by Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants.

  • Attend and participate in clinical team conferences regarding patient progress, problems and needs.

  • Act in compliance with hospital, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.

  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.

  • Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.

  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

  • The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.       

  • Associate's degree in nursing, required

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing, preferred

  • Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of practice, required

  • Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required

  • One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred

Security Personnel

Nights, evenings, and weekends

The Community Crisis Center is staffed with a security guard 24/7, ensuring the safety of clients and staff. 

The CCC contracts with Black Knight Security and Investigations for this service. 

 

If you are interested in this position, please contact

Ross Rinaldo
BKSI Operations Manager
Office: 406-493-0806

704 N. 30th Street, Billings, MT 59101 ~ Phone (406) 259-8800 ~ Fax (406) 259-4400

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