Crisis Counselor (Remote)

  • Location: Remote
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #30660

Compensation: $22-$24 per hour

Location: Remote

This is an ideal position for individuals who are interested in helping others and making a contribution to their community. The Crisis Counselor provides evidence-informed crisis intervention, suicide prevention, information & referral, brief supportive counseling, and follow-up services to individuals who contact the program in emotional distress, particularly those at high risk for suicidal and/or homicidal thoughts and behaviors. Counselors interact with clients by telephone, SMS text messaging, and/or web chat. The position provides an opportunity to gain a wide range of clinical skills and knowledge of the expanding field of behavioral health.

Highlights About the Company & Position:

  • There’s a 5-week paid mandatory training from Mon-Fri (9a-5p) if the position is offered.
  • Provide evidence-informed information and referral, brief supportive counseling, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention support to callers and/or chat/text visitors who are in emotional distress.
  • Conduct assessments in accordance to program policies & procedures.
  • Utilize resource referral database to provide information and referral assistance to callers seeking mental health and substance abuse services.
  • Full Benefits – Medical, Dental and Vision. Life insurance, 401K, Transit checks, Legal Services and much more. Equal opportunity employer. (Eligible after 90 days)

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following. Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Psychology.
  • Experience working in Healthcare Contact Center and/or in Mental Health Counseling strongly preferred.
  • Must be comfortable working independently and as part of a team.
  • National Provider Identification number required by date of hire; instructions for securing NPI number will be provided.
  • Many of the shifts are evenings, weekends, and overnights (swing shifts).

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

 

Attach a resume file. Accepted file types are DOC, DOCX, PDF, HTML, and TXT.

We are uploading your application. It may take a few moments to read your resume. Please wait!

Job ID: 30660