Company: Solvista Health
Location: Canon City
Posted on: May 20, 2023
CoResponders respond to mental health related calls with law enforcement to provide crisis de-escalation, intervention, assessment, and linkage to appropriate services. Co-Responders need to approach situations with not only the tools to de-escalate emergency situations, but also the ability to begin engaging individuals with strengths-based, person-centered approaches that provide necessary skills and support needed to avoid future escalations.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Education or Formal Training:
Working Conditions and Other Conditions of Employment
This job operates in a fast-paced, professional office environment and routinely requires the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers. The position may require travel to conferences, meetings and branch locations on a regular or intermittent basis. Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. In the health center environment, there is potential for contact with blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases, as well as potential for contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals. There could be interaction with persons who are mentally ill, disabled, elderly and emotionally upset.
These are representative of those which must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
This is a largely sedentary role but can involve standing or sitting for extended periods of time, bending at the waist, and using hands and fingers to handle and file papers or operate assigned equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Employee may also have to lift 10 to 25 lbs. unassisted.
Conditions of Employment:
*This position may have access to unrestricted Criminal Justice Information within a local law enforcement agency. In order to adhere to federal, state and local requirements for Criminal Justice Information System access controls, the successful candidate may be subject to fingerprint-based background check.
In accordance with the COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, all Solvista Health employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to safeguard the health of our patients and employees.
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