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Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 166469
Date Posted: Nov 30, 2023
Summary of Program:
The City of Aurora believes in providing the right resources at the right time to citizens in need, especially for those in crisis. The City of Aurora and the Aurora Police Department partner with UCHealth and Falck Rocky Mountain to provide three different crisis intervention programs to ensure that Aurora citizens have access to the most appropriate resource regardless of their situation. The civilian-led Aurora Mobile Response Team (AMRT), the Aurora Police Department’s Crisis Response Team (CRT), and the Targeted Violence Prevention (TVP) program operate to provide a continuum of care through direct intervention, individualized crisis case management and resource referrals.
Summary of Role:
CRT is a crisis intervention team that pairs mental health trained (CIT trained) law enforcement officers with mental health professionals and is housed in the Aurora Police Department’s Special Operations Bureau. CRT units respond to patrol calls for service and prioritize calls for service where the primary concern is behavioral health. This position will be assigned a CIT trained officer to ride in the patrol car with for 40 hours a week. CRT clinicians are expected to respond to 9-1-1 calls for service with their officer counterpart and provide behavioral health screenings, crisis intervention care, emergency mental health hold evaluations/ commitments, and care planning as necessary.
Aurora CRT Co-Responder
Work Schedule: Full Time
(4) 10 hour shifts per week
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Interviews and assesses patients and/or patient’s family, caregivers, and/or legal representatives.
Determines, provides and/or arranges for needed internal and external services/interventions. Participates and/or arranges case reviews/care conferences to evaluate progress. Consults with healthcare team members to promote, monitor and evaluate compliance with patient’s treatment plan.
Responds in the field as a co-responder with local law enforcement to patients in active crisis. Identifies appropriate resources including transportation, housing, healthcare, and social/spiritual services, and provides referrals as part of the field response.
Utilizes appropriate teaching methods and/or referrals to ensure patient/family educational needs are met. Participates and/or trains new staff, students and interns as assigned.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
The pay range for this position is: $29.54 - $44.31 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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