Mobile Response Team Clinician

Clay Behavioral Health Center, Inc. Job Description

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 2018



REPORTS TO:  Clinical Director


POSITION OBJECTIVE:  Provide assessment, treatment, and educational services when children, families and adults are experiencing crisis symptoms that put them at great risk for hospitalization or other higher out of home levels of care.


  • Masters degree in psychology/ social service discipline. Active Florida license required
  • Obtain certification for CFARS and FARS
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with adults and/or children with mental illness
  • Ability to work a  flexible work and on-call rotation
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable operating transportation, and proof of current auto insurance
  • Successful completion of background screening


  • Clinical documentation skills
  • Oral case presentation skills
  • Knowledge of the DSM V/ICD-10
  • Individual, family and group counseling skills
  • Experience working with children, families and adults who experience complex emotional and behavioral difficulties which may present in crisis
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to communicate in a clear, comprehensive, therapeutic manner and be able to interact positively with a variety of people


  • Perform a range of clinical services related to the assessment, care, and treatment of individuals experiencing crises, in the school, home, community, or in the outpatient clinic setting.
  • Respond to crisis situations, conducts risk assessments, and completes safety planning with individuals in crisis.
  • Travel between multiple service sites, to the homes, or residences or persons served, and within the community.
  • Provide clinical therapy and counseling to individuals, couples and families.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and other professionals in the community
  • Provide crisis intervention counseling services
  • Conduct didactic presentations for staff, clients, and community when assigned
  • Maintain positive relationships with community and referral agencies
  • Keep current with community resources
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team staffing and outpatient team meetings
  • Attend all assigned agency training, staff development, supervision and staff meetings as scheduled
  • Regular review of policies and procedures of the agency including CARF and Medicaid
  • Provide QI and Peer Review data as required


  1. Abide by CBHC policies and procedures
  2. Promote agency goals and positive agency image in the community
  3. Work with a positive attitude and as a team player
  4. Report any community complaints or criticisms of agency or staff to supervisor immediately
  5. Other duties as assigned by supervisor
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  (R=Required  P=Preferred)
Sitting  _R__ Standing  _R__  Walking  _R__   Lifting  _P___   Carrying __P_    Kneeling  ____  Pushing/Pulling  ____   Bending/Stooping  __R__  Climbing  ____   Reaching  _P__  Crawling/Crouching  ____ Grasping  ____  Turning  ____  Repetitive Motions  ____  Color Recognition  ____  Depth Perception  ____  Reading  __R__  Hearing  __R__  Other (describe) ____
HAZARDS:  (X=Potential Exposure)
Proximity to moving mechanical parts  __ __ Electrical current  __ __  Toxic or caustic chemicals  ____  Radiation  ____ Biohazards (airborne or contact)  ____  Housekeeping and/or cleaning agents  ____  Flammable, explosive gases  ____ Human-borne pathogens  __X__ Other:
SKILL REQUIREMENTS:  (R=Required  P=Preferred)
Drive motor vehicle _R__ Prepare food ____ Lift __P__ (State weight __<50 lbs.) Typing/Keyboard __R__  Word processing software __P__  Data base software ____  Spreadsheet software ____  Other software ____  Calculator ____  Operate office machines __P__ (Fax, Copier) Verbal communication (including telephone) __R__  Written communication (including composition) __R__  Public speaking/group presentations  __R__  Team-oriented and collaborative interpersonal relationships __R__  Respectful client relationships __R__  Client assessment and evaluation __R__  Retrieve and compile information __R__  Verify data __R__  Maintain records __R __ Organize and prioritize information _P___  Analyze and interpret information __R___  Investigate, evaluate and recommend action  __R__  Basic mathematical concepts (add, subtract, multiply, divide) __R __  Advanced mathematical concepts (fractions, decimals, ratios, percentages, graphs) ____  Abstract mathematical concepts (interpolation, inference, frequency, reliability, formulas, equations, statistics) ___  Reasoning and logic __R__  Sensitivity to service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics   R    Leadership/Supervisory __ __  Other (describe) ____