• Full Time
  • Scranton

Website Scranton Counseling Center

Scranton Counseling Center, the area’s largest, fully integrated, comprehensive behavioral health provider has openings for newly established positions as part of our 24/7 mental health crisis service which is responsible for the evaluation of children and adults presenting after normal business hours with behavioral health crises.

After hours crisis staff are primarily stationed in the Emergency Department at Geisinger Community Medical Center, although also providing on-site services at both Moses Taylor and Regional Hospital’s Emergency Departments.

Responsibilities include providing immediate response to screen incoming calls; perform timely face-to-face client assessments for on-site intervention and disposition in consultation with the Center’s on call psychiatrist and GCMC emergency room physician; consult with County Delegates regarding section 302 Warrents and involuntary commitments for inpatient psychiatric care; provide information and referral for individuals engaged who do not require psychiatric hospitalization; work cooperatively and collaboratively with coworkers and emergency room staff.

Successful candidates must possess a self-directed and disciplined approach and the ability to complete all duties efficiently along with a┬áminimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a mental health or directly related field . A professional, nonjudgmental, demeanor in working with clients is a must. Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills are required.

These positions offer significant flexibility in scheduling. Eight hour shift positions are available between 4:30 PM and 8:30 AM weekdays, and 24/7 on weekends/holidays. Opportunities are available, in consultation with the service director, to tailor a five shift (8 hours) per week work schedule that best meets your needs and service requirements.

These crisis worker positions are full-time, 40 hours weekly, with a comprehensive range of fringe benefits to include: competitive salary, employee healthcare to include eye/dental, life insurance, guaranteed 401(k) contribution, annual/sick/holiday pay, long-term disability, continuing education/tuition assistance, and more.

$5,000 sign on bonus.

Scranton Counseling Center is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this job email your details to kelly.domenick@scrantonscc.org

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