Crisis Clinician, Emergency Services

Location: Salem, MA
Job ID: 166275-1A
Date Posted: Feb 24, 2021
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.


About the Job

Come join our crisis team! Work in a fast paced environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and receive training in Crisis Prevention Institution (CPI). Our team provides services to our most vulnerable populations and is dedicated to removing all barriers to treatment. The crisis clinician role allows you to experience something new every day. As a Crisis Clinician, you will develop your diagnostic skills, conduct assessments, make referrals and collaborate with community stakeholders. Evaluations are completed in our clinics, local hospitals and the community.

The ideal candidate is a flexible, motivated individual who enjoys a dynamic role and is able to build rapport with clients while providing brief crisis intervention. 


  • Provide services for youth, adult and geriatric populations in multiple settings including local hospitals, our clinic and the community.
  • Manage the acute phase of clients presenting in behavioral health crisis.
  • Provide timely assessment, triage, and referrals to support clients with behavioral health needs.
  • Complete accurate documentation and assessments within required time frames.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with community partners.
  • Utilize supervision effectively by sharing pertinent information and seeking guidance to manage high risk cases.
  • Attend client and team meetings as needed.
  • Meet productivity standards.


  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or a related field
  • License preferred (LICSW, LMHC)
  • Valid driver's license, good driving record, and reliable vehicle with an ability to meet persons served in a variety of community settings.

Schedule: Full time, 40 hours. 

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.