988/Crisis Services Manager (LISW or LPCC) Overnights

The Nord Center - Lorain, OH

The Nord Center is seeking candidates for a leadership position in Crisis Services. The shift is 9:00pm - 5:00am, Monday through Friday. 

POSITION PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide administrative supervision and leadership to the Crisis Services staff. Assigns and delegates tasks to staff to ensure quality and timely response to client need and efficiency of staff resources. Provides crisis intervention and stabilization services for clients. Manages daily affairs for the team. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assigns work tasks to clinical staff. Supervises and evaluates the job performance of the clinical staff in conjunction with the Director of Crisis Services. Provides 1-1 and group supervision to supervisees on shift
  • Ensures that the department is responsive and sensitive to community requests for service 24 hours per day.
  • Ensures that the clinical practice of staff assigned to the unit provide a balance between safety and least restrictive alternative in a residential environment (e.g. that clients are self-medicating; acute clients are hospitalized, etc.)
  • Trains staff on an ongoing basis. Orients new staff to the Crisis Services program.
  • Responds to and attempts to resolve, in a timely fashion, issues raised by clients, families, or by other service systems and brings these issues to the attention of the clinical supervisor.
  • Keeps staff informed of all policy changes and new program expectations. Participates in supervisory/management meetings.
  • Consults and works with the leadership team on clinical issues and administrative risk management issues. 

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

Must have at least a LISW or LPCC license along with a minimum of three years' experience in mental health field and crisis intervention are preferred. The necessity for travel in this job requires that the employee possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with less than 6 points in a 36month period, have proof of adequate personal automobile insurance, and use of a personal vehicle. 

Send resume to:

The Nord Center
6140 S Broadway Ave
Lorain, OH 44053