Community Crisis Stabilization/Respite Clinician – Relief

Riverside Community Care

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Seeking a Relief Community Crisis Stabilization/Respite Clinician

Riverside Community Care’s Community Crisis Stabilization (CCS) and DMH Respite Program provides support and crisis intervention for adults through short-term 24-hour treatment in a structured home-like setting. CCS/Respite provides person-centered, solution-focused stabilization and treatment to individuals in psychiatric crisis.

Riverside Community Care’s CCS/Respite Program is seeking a master-level clinician with diagnostic skills and the ability to deescalate and provide crisis interventions. Our ideal candidate would rapidly establish rapport with a wide range of clinical presentations. The candidate would work with individuals to provide short-term support and assist with accessing community-based services while working within a multidisciplinary team.


Work within a multidisciplinary team and provide daily individual and group therapy to individuals onsite at the CCS and DMH Respite program.

Provide community-based support to individuals enrolled in the DMH Mobile Respite Program

Provide collateral and family consultations, case management and consultation

Develop and implement goal-oriented treatment plans for all clients in the program, within 24 hours of admission.

Conduct concurrent reviews with insurers as needed to obtain authorization for services.

Document all clinical and collateral contacts as well as case management activities in Evolv (electronic health record)

Participate in daily multidisciplinary rounds

Schedule: Flexible 10 and 12 hours shifts available; great work-life balance opportunity to work a 3- or 4-day workweek

Why Youll Love Riverside

We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off – all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Riverside was named a Boston Globe Top Workplace and a best-in-state employer by Forbes.

Benefits include:

Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options

Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care

Eleven paid holidays

Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time

Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match

Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan

Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring

Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events

Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee

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Required Skills

Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required

Basic computer fluency including Microsoft Office required

Committed to continuous improvement, takes initiative, self-aware

Required Experience

Master’s in Social Work, Psychology, or related field (clinical degree that provides a path to independent licensure) required

Experience running groups preferred

Experience / knowledge of insurers

Clinical experience with adults and knowledge of the adult system of care required

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.