Adult – Crisis Stabilization Unit Coordinator

Full Time
Posted 1 month ago

HBHS offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including BCBS of MS Health, UHC Dental & Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term and Short Term Disability, 401k with 5% Match, Paid Time Off and much more!

Hinds Behavioral Health Services’ Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) provides 24/7 short-term supervised care to adults who are experiencing acute psychiatric distress or sudden emotional pressure.

Job Summary:This individual will serve as the full-time on-site Coordinator for the Hinds Behavioral Health Services (HBHS) Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU). Directing the daily operations of the CSU and provide direct therapeutic support to consumers as needed in a sixteen (16) bed, 24 hour crisis stabilization facility.  The position is responsible for coordinating all activities of the CSU and the day to day supervision of all CSU staff to include ensuring all health, safety and service outcomes are met. Reports to the Director of Adult Services.

Essential Functions: Supervise the coordination of treatment functions; Implement consultation and education services to the community; Provide consistent supervision of all staff according to HBHS policy, including random checks on all shifts; Schedule staff to ensure adequate personnel coverage in accordance with HBHS policy and DMH Operating Standards; Ensure proper maintenance of facility records and consumer charts at the CSU; Ensure that consumers initial intake/assessment interviews are performed, clinical services are provided and discharge planning is performed in a timely manner as appropriate; and all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Mental Health, Behavioral Science or health-related field; Minimum of three (3) years of management experience in a public or private mental health organization; licensed professional in a behavioral health field or similar health-related field; or an equivalent combination. Experience in management and leadership, and supervising a large diverse team; excellent oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills; ability to work harmoniously with staff building and maintaining strong relationships; excellent organizational skills.  Commitment to the community mental health center program concept; Ability to think creatively and work with others is required; Ability to quickly comprehend a wide range of issues at the intersection of behavioral health and society. Strong computer skills including preparation of spreadsheets, word processing and presentation software required. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instruction is needed. Candidate must have the ability to work independently.  The candidate must have a valid Mississippi driver’s license and proof of current auto insurance coverage.

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