Common Ground
  • 17-Mar-2014 to 16-Apr-2014 (EST)
  • Programs and Services
  • Pontiac, MI, USA
  • 12.68
  • Hourly
  • Contingent

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Energetically welcomes each guest or caller to the Resource & Crisis Center (RCC). Works as a team member in a community crisis center setting that serves all members in the community. Provides and maintains a supportive, hopeful, empathic, and engaging environment for individuals/families seeking help with crises.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

• Cultivates a welcoming atmosphere that emphasizes trauma informed delivery of service.
• Greets and welcomes all guests who enter the Resource & Crisis Center lobby.
• Initiates prompt, courteous delivery of service by engaging guests to complete the Crisis Contact Form.
• Completes the Welcome Form in the consumer's Electronic Health Record (EHR) based on information from the Crisis Contact Form.
• Copies insurance and ID cards, prints Consent for Treatment from the EHR, and obtains signature from consumer/parent/guardian or defers to the Triage Clinician if explanation is necessary.
• Prepares and maintains adequate supply of forms that are in good format and up to date.
• Answers and transfers phone calls on behalf of all Common Ground programs at the RCC.
• Opens and distribute daily incoming mail. Check for outgoing mail and apply appropriate postage.
• Continuously manages a clean and comfortable environment for people served as well as co-workers.
• Coordinates appointments from the lobby to teams within the RCC.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• High school diploma or GED
• Valid driver's license and clean driving record
• Previous experience in a customer service role

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

• Excellent customer service acumen and presentation.
• Ability to resolve guest conflict in a friendly, helpful manner.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to understand and apply the dynamics of the crisis intervention model and engage in problem solving process.
• Ability to apply trauma informed principles and values.
• Ability to relate to diverse populations which includes a variety of age, sex, economic and educational background.
• Able to work with a multi-disciplinary team successfully.
• Knowledge of current intervention, behavioral management, and de-escalation techniques.
• Demonstrated ability to work positively with co-workers and consumers.
• Proficiency in computer use and MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook.

JOB CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

• Requires the successful representation of Common Ground's mission and values.
• Enters the Welcome Form in the EHR within 10 minutes
• Works in a recovery oriented and supportive environment framework
• Adhere to established Quality Improvement Indicators
• Participate in training and orientation of new staff and interns
• The work environment may subject staff to behavioral and medical problems that could be physically hazardous
• Some local travel may be required
• Adheres to Common Ground policy on confidentiality.




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