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Therapist II Crisis Unit-Hours Negotiable
Title:Therapist II Crisis Unit-Hours Negotiable
Department:Adult Crisis Unit-Bowling Green,KY
Salary Range:Therapist II Crisis/Emergency - $60,000 yearly
Company:LifeSkills, Inc.
Job Location:Bowling Green Ky.

Why choose LifeSkills?

    Opportunity to work for a nonprofit corporation passionate about the quality of care and providing a thoughtful approach for improving the lives of families in crisis since 1966.  LifeSkills, Inc. is a Community Mental Health Center built on a 50+year tradition of providing high quality services related to mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities.  We are committed to the belief that recovery is possible for all with proper assessment, treatment and supports. Careers with LifeSkills offer the opportunity to learn and grow while working in a fun, friendly and supportive work environment.

Title: Crisis Therapist II

Worksite: ACSU-Adult Crisis Unit

County: Warren

Hours Status: FULL-TIME-Salary; Schedule negotiable!

Salary: Starting pay range $60,000  yearly 

Brief Job Description:

    The Crisis Therapist position is a unique opportunity to for an individual seeking to work with a team of dedicated staff who recognize the importance of serving individuals in crisis.  LifeSkills Adult Crisis Unit provides crisis response and prevention for individuals experiencing mental health, substance use, or intellectual/developmental disabilities related needs.  Our team is committed to providing 24/7 crisis care to adults in a safe, professional and compassionate manner. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complete KRS 202A involuntary hospital evaluations.
  • Provide supportive interventions to adults in a 24-hour mental health facility, ensuring that they have access to psychotherapy as well as an individual service plan and treatment plan.
  • Provide screenings to walk-in's and phone referral.
  • Additional responsibilities may include performing evaluations for the jail diversion and providing mobile crisis interventions to adults and children outside of LifeSkills facilities.

Benefits of Becoming a Crisis Therapist

  • Work with supportive and encouraging team of mental health professionals.
  • Participate with other community leaders, such as emergency department staff, law enforcement and social services, to ensure a crisis intervention system is available for individuals in need within this community.
  • Continuing Education and licensure expense budget.
  • Supervision costs paid for individuals seeking full licensure and requiring supervision.

Education and Experience:

  • Position requires a Master’s degree in social work, psychology, marriage and family, counseling with independent licensure or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with certification as a psychiatric and mental health nurse by American Nursing Association. 
  • Must meet requirements of Qualified Mental Health Professional as defined by KRS 202A.
  • Strong preference for the candidate to have previous experience with crisis services.
  • Good verbal and communication skills are necessary along with the ability to work calmly under stressful conditions.

BENEFITS, Full-time employees enjoy:

  • Holidays (11)
  • Personal Day
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Wellness plans
  • Life Insurance, Disability, Flexible Spending Account, Supplemental Products and more
  • Pension Plan!  Defined retirement benefit through the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Participation is automatic and effective immediate upon hire.

LifeSkills/Pennyroyal is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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