Hillcrest Family Services
  • Subacute
  • Dubuque, IA, USA
  • PRN

Mental Health Professional (MHP)

About the Organization

Hillcrest Family Services is a non-profit organization that assists adults and children in need of help. Every day, Hillcrest builds confidence in hundreds of people and families. We're a place where compassion is commonplace. Where our passion soars and faith restores.

About the Program

Subacute is a 9 bed short-term residential facility offering intensive, recover-orientated services designed to stabilize an individual experiencing a decreased level of functioning due to a mental health condition, whose immediate treatment needs require a structured 24 hour residential setting. This level of care primarily serves as a step down from acute psychiatric inpatient care/hospitalization. Services provided include, but are not limited to:


    • Multidisciplinary evaluation and support
    • Medication management
    • Individual and group therapy
  • Referrals to connect individuals to needed services in the community



Your Responsibilities

As a Mental Health Professional, for Hillcrest Family Services, Subacute/Crisis Center in Dubuque, IA, your primary responsibilities include providing stabilization and integration back into the community. In addition, you will:

  • Being accessible to telephone during all on-call hours to come to the crisis/subacute facility
  • Documenting that completed crisis stabilization plan was completed within the 24 hour time frame for crisis stabilization
  • Ensuring that crisis stabilization and subacute clients are met with 1 hour daily


What you need

  • Master's degree in a mental health field
  • 30 hours of initial crisis intervention and training
  • Must successfully complete criminal background check
  • Possesses knowledge of mental illness, developmental disabilities, trauma, behavioral and rehabilitation theories as well as group and family counseling skills


What Makes You Stand Out

  • Ability to work both independently and to contribute to therapeutic team objectives required
  • Ability to develop and utilize community resources


Staff Perspective

Working at Hillcrest Subacute/Crisis Center as a Subacute Crisis Counselor is the most rewarding job I have ever had. I feel it is rewarding because I love to help people reach their goals and want to see them get back to their loved ones and re-integrated back to their community. -Current Subacute Crisis Counselor

 Additional Information

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job posting are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. A complete list of job duties may be requested at any time during the job application process. EEO Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled


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