WEST HAWAII

 

Program: CMO

Position: Crisis Therapist

Status:  Full-time & Call-in

 

Position Summary
This member of the Crisis Services team has advanced training in one of the mental health professions (e.g., nursing, social work, psychology) and clinical skill and experience to provide crisis stabilization and crisis support management to clients experiencing immediate and often life-threatening crisis situations.  Work is primarily intellectual in nature and requires the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment; requires ability to function independently in the assessment of suicidality/homicidality or other risk assessment

 

Minimum Education

Must meet the following minimum educational requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 12 semester credit hours in counseling, criminal justice, human services, psychology, social work, social welfare, sociology, or other behavioral sciences and 1 ½ years of specialized experience

 

Minimum Field-of-Expertise

Post-secondary school education and training is required, including internships and other supervised work/practical experiences in a clinical or rehabilitation setting with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses; advanced knowledge in psychology, risk management and behavior management required

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Program: CSM

Position: Crisis Therapist

Status:  Full-time & Call-in

 

Position Summary

Full-time position with Oahu Crisis Support Management, Crisis Services. Utilize clinical skills and experience to provide time-limited crisis support to a caseload of clients identified as experiencing immediate and often life-threatening crisis situations. Provide community based services.  Participate in the Crisis Mobile Outreach on-call schedule as needed.  Availability for weekend and night shifts.

 

Minimum Education

Requires at least Bachelor’s degree (with a minimum of 12 semester credit hours in counseling, criminal justice, human services, psychology, social work, social welfare, sociology, or other behavioral sciences) and   1½ years of specialized experience.

 

Post-secondary school education and training is required, including internships and/or other supervised practical experiences in a clinical or rehabilitation setting with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses.  Advanced knowledge in psychology, risk management, and behavior management required.  Must be computer proficient.

 

 

Minimum Field-of-Expertise

Work is intellectual in nature and requires the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment; requires ability to function independently in the assessment of suicidality/homicidality or other risk assessment. Need ability to independently respond to the varied needs and demands of clients, families/significant others, staff, physicians, and other multidisciplinary team members.  Must have strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences, work market jobs, and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous support and services.

 

Clinical skill and experience in assessing and providing stabilization and support for clients at risk of suicide/homicide or experiencing other crisis situation. 

 

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Program: IOP

Position: Substance Abuse Counselor

Status: Full-time

 

Position Summary

The Substance Abuse Counselor is responsible for providing addictions treatment work at the full performance level; screening, assessing, counseling, treatment planning, and assisting clients to meet personal, social, health, and economic needs.  An incumbent in this class functions under the direct supervision of the IOP Director and is responsible for long-term/short-term determination, identification of client’s substance abuse needs, development and implementation of a service plan to meet individual client’s personal, social, health and economic needs in a cost effective, timely and productive manner.  Work includes determining the status of client needs and involves extensive interaction with clients, social service agencies and resources to see case through to completion.  An incumbent performs service evaluations, site monitoring and client counseling sessions, which include authorization of services and collecting, analyzing and evaluating client progress to ensure treatment goals/objectives are being met.  An incumbent may interact with other professionals in the development of an interdisciplinary team plan and may recommend and authorize changes and coordinate agency provider efforts.  A significant aspect of work is to act as liaison, between client and the community to address and solve problems and issues and deal with possible emergency/crisis situations

 

Minimum Education

High School Diploma or G.E.D. or 3 years of professional, counseling experience; or Bachelor Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work or Human Service-Related Field, and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) through the Hawaii State Department of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division

 

Minimum Field-of-Expertise

At least three (3) years of professional experience working with clients who have substance use problems

 

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Program: CBCM

Position: Registered Nurse (Case Management)

Status: Full-time

 

Position Summary

The Community Based Case Management (CBCM) RN shall be a member the multi-professional team responsible for conducting psychiatric and medical assessments, basic health care, education, and coordination of medical needs; coordination of appointments/referrals with community physicians, manage, and monitor psychotropic medication administration under the supervision/order of the psychiatrist. The RN shall have an active role in the provision of case management and rehabilitation Services. The RN shall work with the consumer and their support system on the management of symptoms, the development of wellness responses to co-morbid conditions, and development of CM team skills to manage complex health conditions, under the direct supervision on the Care Hawaii, CBCM Team Leader and/or CBCM Psychiatrist.  The RN to consumer ratio shall not exceed one (1) FTE position to one-hundred fifty consumers.

 

Minimum Education

Must be a Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Hawaii, Master’s, Bachelors or Associate degree, and have two (2) years experience, in mental health nursing.

 

Minimum Field-of-Expertise

Strong clinical skills and experience demonstrating competence in problem-solving, critical thinking, collaboration, and clinical competencies in providing education and training to staff members.  Computer proficiency in various software.

 

Must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in mental health; interest and knowledge of current trends and new developments in the mental health field for the adult target population.  Inpatient/outpatient psychiatric nursing preferred

 

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Program:  DD

Position:  PAB I and II

Status:  Call-in

 

Position Summary
The Personal Habilitation Worker’s (PAB) purpose is to facilitate the participant’s involvement in the home and community setting and maximize their independence.  Participates in regular supervision and training activities provided by the Developmental Disabilities Program.  The PAB must have the ability to deliver services in various environments, such as homes, schools, community, street locations, etc.  This position involves hands on assistance (actually performing the task with or for the person) or training or multi-step instructional cuing as a part of a plan to prompt the Participant to perform a task.  Services include personal assistance, training to meet outcomes/goals agreed upon by the participant, Case Manager and PAB such as increasing independence, developing natural supports, learning daily living skills and developing relationships

 

Minimum Education

High School Diploma or GED

 

Minimum Field-of-Expertise

Ability and demonstrating excellence in interpersonal skills to effectively work with all levels of personnel and with other agencies.  A good work ethic and strong interest to work with special needs population and their families/caregivers. Mature, reliable and responsible.  Detail oriented and quick learner; must be self starter and intuitive to problem solving