Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Service field required. West Virginia Social Work License preferred.
One year experience working with individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse is preferred.
Valid driver’s license and vehicle required.
Must pass a Criminal Background Check and Employment Fitness Determination through WVCARES and a drug screen.
Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer skills required.
Provides a full array of crisis stabilization services including, but not limited to, individual/group supportive counseling; development/implementation of Individualized Treatment Plans; and completion of admissions and
discharges. Responsible for ensuring other program and physical needs of the consumer are met and a therapeutic
environment is maintained to stabilize the condition of a consumer immediately following a crisis episode.
- Provides individual, group and/or family supportive counseling.
- Completes initial intake process, discharges, treatment plans and other required paperwork.
- Assists in the evaluation of referrals for potential admission into the facility.
- Completes referrals for admission accurately and thoroughly, ensuring appropriate symptomology and information is gathered during the referral process.
- Coordinates and participates in Interdisciplinary Team Meetings, daily staffing, physician rounds, and discharge planning.
- Coordinates family involvement in treatment, if applicable, and provides family supportive counseling during weekends, as needed.
- Assures all documentation is accurate and submitted according to Seneca policy.
- Interacts positively with consumers and models appropriate socialization and communication skills.
- Reports and documents any unusual events or violations of policy to the appropriate person.
- Attends all staff meetings, Seneca required training, workshops or seminars. Maintains current certifications, including but not limited to CPR, First Aid, CPI, Food Handling and Infection Control.
- Represent Seneca in a positive manner including maintaining a positive attitude, performing duties in a manner in accordance with Seneca’s Mission Statement and Code of Ethics and treats consumers with dignity and respect.
- Utilizes Personal Protective Equipment and follows guidelines outlined in Seneca’s Exposure Control Plan.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Minimum Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use of arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard; talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; push or pull; bend or crouch; and drive a motor vehicle. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and distance vision.
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Three 12 hour shifts weekly.
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