The Santa Cruz County Crisis Stabilization Program (CSP) was created for people who are experiencing a mental health crisis and need immediate treatment and support. The purpose of the CSP is to help people find relief from distress, maintain stability in their lives, avoid inpatient hospitalization wherever possible, and transition back to their lives with follow-up treatment resources and community supports in place. The CSP provides crisis services 24-hours a day, 7 days per week. It accepts clients (all ages) on a voluntary or involuntary basis (under 5150). CSP clients can stay for up to 23 hours in this setting, where they will receive a comprehensive assessment, along with intensive treatment and support. The program can serve up to 3-7 adults and 1 child at a time. The CSP was designed to be client and family friendly, offering recovery-focused services; a safe, respectful, welcoming environment; access to a multi-disciplinary treatment team; psychiatry and nursing support; and medication services and support. POSITION SUMMARY Supervises and performs activities that are carried out by professional and paraprofessional nursing personnel using Psychiatric Rehabilitation concepts and Recovery Philosophy. This involves hiring, evaluating, scheduling, assigning duties, and overall coordination of all care provided clients with a focus on maintaining the highest quality possible of services rendered. QUALIFICATIONS -One year of experience in an inpatient psychiatric setting is required -Licensure as a registered nurse in the State of California is required -A valid CPR certificate is also required -A BS or BA degree is preferred -Necessary skills include the ability to work with clients with multiple disabilities, conduct an accurate needs assessment and a willingness to participate as a team member in a multidisciplinary environment -The ability to supervise professional and paraprofessional staff, including making assignments and assisting with counseling and evaluations is crucial -Applicant may be finger printed and receive clearance from Criminal Justice Department. Telecare Corporation is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability status, creed, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or other basis protected by applicable antidiscrimination laws. EOE AA M/F/V/Disability Job Location Santa Cruz, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular
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