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Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a per-diem clinician to join our Mobile Crisis Team, assisting individuals and families experiencing a psychiatric crisis.
The Mobile Crisis Team is a new Riverbend initiative, and is the first of its kind in New Hampshire. It was created to avoid hospital emergency room visits if possible, and reduce the overall number of hospital admissions related to psychiatric crisis.
As a Mobile Crisis Clinician, you’ll be working with a team of professionals — including first responders, healthcare providers, and community-based agencies — to stabilize a psychiatric crisis situation, avoid hospitalization and/or incarceration, and initiate immediate community-based treatment. This is a fast paced, dynamic position that requires flexibility, multi-tasking, and strong crisis management skills. This is a great opportunity to bring your clinical skills where they are needed the most, and make a real difference in the community.
- Provide telephone triage for psychiatric crisis calls
- Provide assessments and interventions in homes and other community locations
- Short-term therapy, case management, and referral to appropriate services
- Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related discipline
- A minimum of two years experience in a mental health treatment environment
- Availability for night, weekend, and non-traditional hours required
- Experience working with adults and/or a forensic population preferred
Founded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.
About working at Riverbend
You’ll be joining a team of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about delivering high quality behavioral health services, developing innovative responses to meet critical needs, and doing work that is both challenging and rewarding. Riverbend is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive working environment for people of all backgrounds.
About Concord New Hampshire
Concord New Hampshire is ranked one of the nation’s top micropolitan (population under 50,000) communities, year after year. Our excellent schools and colleges produce a well-educated workforce, and we are proud to be home to one of the finest health care networks north of Boston (about 1.5 hours south). In addition to our vibrant downtown, business community, and wealth of cultural offerings, the Concord area is the perfect place to raise a family, grow a business, or explore New England’s rich history, culture, and natural wonders.