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Intensive Community Support Specialist- ADULT

Company: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources
Location: Gulfport
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is actively seeking a motivated and caring Adult Intensive Community Support Specialist (ICSS) to provide community support to adults in the Pine Belt service area. The ICSS position is based at an outpatient mental health center in Gulfport, MS. This position plays a vital role in providing services to adults being discharged from inpatient psychiatric hospitals in the service area who can benefit from a higher level of care or are in interim between providers.

This position is located at a work site that is eligible for the National Health Service Corp Loan Repayment program.

For 40 years, Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has served individuals throughout the Pine Belt. Through an extensive continuum of care, we strive to enable adults with serious mental illnesses, children with serious emotional disturbances, and individuals with an addiction or developmental disability to live, work, learn, and participate fully in their communities. Our thirteen county service area includes Forrest, Hancock, Harrison, Jones, Lamar, Covington, Greene, Jeff Davis, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Stone and Wayne Counties.

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources offers a competitive benefits package including employer paid life insurance and LTD, along with optional Health, Dental, Vision, FSA and HSA, and 403(b) plan.
Bachelor's degree in behavioral health required
3 years experience required
Professional clinical licensure preferred or must be able to obtain DMH Community Support Specialist certification within 60 days of hire
Must have valid driver's license with clean driving record
Must have auto insurance with liability limits of 100,000/300,000/50,000
Coordinate with the individuals, family and the facility staff while they are in inpatient psychiatric care (which includes state operated facilities, private facilities, crisis stabilization units, designated holding facilities, detention centers or jail), to develop and coordinate an aftercare plan.
Identify unmet needs of the individual in the community and develop a plan to address those identified needs.
Coordinate very closely with Crisis Response Services (MCeRT) and attend the MAP Team meetings for the agency to ensure continuity of care. The ICSS will assist with the development of a Crisis Support Plan as required by the DMH Record Guide.
Coordinate with typical mental health services in the individual's community in order to transition the individual using the "warm hand-off method" into typical mental health services at the appropriate time.
ICSS and targeted case managers must work in conjunction to develop and coordinate each individual's services.%15947139%

Keywords: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources, Gulf Port , Intensive Community Support Specialist- ADULT, Other , Gulfport, Mississippi

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