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Crisis Intervention Specialist (Social Worker 1) Job in Cleveland, Ohio US

Job Summary

Company 2
Cleveland, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
$20.43 - $25.00 /hour
Job Reference Code
OMJCC 8363-8459

Crisis Intervention Specialist (Social Worker 1)

About the Job

OhioMeansJobs|Cleveland-Cuyahoga County, OMJCC is currently sourcing Crisis Intervention Specialist candidates for local medical center.


Under the direction of the Manager of Social Work/Intake/UR/Therapy and in partnership with the senior Licensed LISW, and as a part of a multidisciplinary team the Social Worker I (BH) will provide direct services including individual and group therapeutic services to patients, including assessments, treatment plans and discharge planning. and all other duties as assigned.


 Will complete psych-osocial assessments within the ODMHSAS requirement of 24 hours from the time of admission.

 Creates a narrative note upon admission which describes the reason for the admission and the contacts that are to be made to ensure discharge planning begins upon admission.

 In the event a patient is unable to participate with the interviewing, the Social Worker will complete the assessment by chart review and document in a progress note why the patient was unable to participate

 Contacts family/case manager/guardian/POA within the first 48 hours of admission and documents in detail in the progress notes

 Documents all calls to and from family in progress notes

 Documents all relevant conversations to nursing homes, group homes, assisted living, rehab facilities, and all other facilities involved in the patient’s care or discharge

 Meets the patients throughout the patient’s stay and documents those meetings in the progress notes

 Documents anticipated discharge plan as well as updates to discharge plan in notes

 Records disposition of discharge as well as method of transportation

 Schedules probate hearings as necessary; to include forced medication hearings

 Forwards all d/c summaries to the net provider to ensure continuity of care

 Updates and individualizes patient treatment plans at discharge


 Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work

 LSW required; LISW, LISW-S preferred

 Previous experience in behavioral health preferred

 Experience working with dual diagnosis in and inpatient setting

 Experience performing assessments and group counseling

 Superior customer service, oral and written communication skills

 Detail oriented with superior organizational skills

 Ability to function well as a member of a multidisciplinary team

 Effective PC skills to include MS Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook

 Must be able to work flexible hours, holidays and/or evenings as needed

 Must be able to effectively prioritize, facilitate and complete assignments in an accurate and timely fashion while maintaining strict confidentiality of clients/patients

 Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations

Must work Evenings and Weekends

OMJCC 8363-8459
Recruiter Hotline 216-777-8255


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