$4,000 sign-on bonus!
The Director of Crisis Services is responsible for the oversight of the emergency services program operation, such as and not limited to: Crisis Response, Crisis Hotline, Inpatient Screening, Court Screening, Community Emergencies, Reassessment, and Mobile Crisis Outreach. Additionally, the Emergency Services Director will provide leadership including administrative and clinical supervision of staff, scheduling coverage of the 24-hour Emergency Service schedule, program development as well as maintaining and implementing the Statewide Natural Disaster Plan for Community Care Network. Position requires on-call every other week.
- Provide oversight of the day to day operations of the Emergency Services department, programs and funding sources.
- Hire, supervise, direct, and evaluate assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completion of employee performance evaluations.
- Coordinate, assign and establish 24-hour Emergency Services schedule for staff; on-call required every other week for all crisis staff.
- Assure staff training and compliance is current; QMHP status for all staff is completed and maintained.
- Provide program administration, management, supervision, and support of policy and procedure to enable individuals of Rutland County access to services 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
- Provide representation of CCN in a professional capacity at state-wide meetings as well as in other capacities required of role.
- Interface cooperatively with significant community agencies, including Probation & Parole, Department of Corrections, Rutland City Police, Rutland Regional Medical Center, Her Story, DCF, and all other relevant partners to maximize effectiveness of client’ services and maintain positive community image.
- Develop and maintain processes to ensure clinical and operational efficiency of emergency services systems of care.
Qualifications and Competencies:
- Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or related field, supplemented by four (4) years of experience as a social worker, clinician, chemical dependency or mental health counselor, emergency management services or closely related field required.
- Minimum of 2 years in a supervisory role required; minimum of 1 year in an administrative/management capacity required.
- Vermont LMHC, LISW or another relevant licensure required.
- Must hold a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) certification or obtain after hire.
- Experience with trauma-informed services; cognitive behavioral therapies, including DBT; and motivational therapies including the use of incentives, preferred.
- Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills.
- Computer literacy and experience with electronic health records required.
- Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with personal automobile liability insurance coverage at or above the levels mandated by the State of Vermont.
- Successful completion of a criminal history background check after hire.
CCN is an equal opportunity employer.