Company: Summit Pointe
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: January 26, 2023
ACCESS TECHNICIAN (Full-Time)
Summit Pointe provides the highest quality behavioral health
services to help individuals maximize their potential. Our highest
priority is caring for the customers we serve, their families and
their advocates. We take pride in being the community mental health
services program for Calhoun County and a vital resource to all we
The Access Technician will work in conjunction with other access
center program staff to provide both routine screening and crisis
stabilization services for customers seeking access to behavioral
healthcare services at the Summit Pointe Psychiatric Urgent Care
Provides screening and assessment services including brief
assessment, screening for risk, and referrals to community service
Respond in coordination with community programs such as assisting
law enforcement and/or community members experiencing a mental
health crisis or seeking access to behavioral health services.
Completes pre-screen assessments for individuals presenting for
inpatient placement; establishes placement for individuals
requiring hospitalization and completes eligibility screens for
determination of appropriate level of care support services.
Completes alternative orders, conducts psychosocial assessments,
treatment planning, and the facilitation of group therapy for
individuals recently diverted or discharged out of psychiatric
placement or as part of customer diversion programming.
Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other Mental
Health related field.
One or more years of experience in behavioral health care setting
or one or more semesters within a structured practicum in the field
of behavioral health.
Knowledge of psychotherapy, counseling, research methods, and
judicial systems preferred.
Experience with or knowledge of Evidence Based Practice such as
Motivational Interviewing or SBIRT
Must support a trauma informed culture of safety to aid customers
in their recovery process.
Part-time, union, non-exempt position - Starting wage range: $19.25
- $28.09 per hour
May be required to work variable hours/shifts.
Summit Pointe pioneers Community Mental Health Services by
developing innovative ideas and community partnerships that lead to
high quality care and a healthy community. Interested,
customer-focused and qualified applicants are encouraged to
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