PCA After-hours Contract Screeners


Professional Counseling Associates (PCA) is looking for bright, eager, and energetic professionals to join a pool of providers for after-hour, rapid emergency screenings and assessments in a three county area (Pulaski, Lonoke and Prairie counties.) This contract employee position interfaces with psychiatric facilities and programs in advocating clients placement in a least restrictive setting, when appropriate. Contractors are expected to maintain positive provider relationships with community organizations, agencies and hospitals and provide customer service consistent with PCA's goal of excellence and professionalism. Shifts for emergency services are nightly from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. the following morning, Monday through Friday. Weekend shifts are from 8:30 a.m. Saturdays to 8:30 a.m. Mondays. Contractors have flexibility to determine which days work best for their schedule.

Must be a qualified mental health professional as defined by State Standards for Community Mental Health Centers. Past experience in mental health work is preferred, especially in mental health emergency and crisis management and triage experience

Must have one of the following credentials: LCSW, LPE, LAC or LPC, or RN with a minimum of one year of mental health experience. All licensures must be valid in the state of Arkansas.

Valid Arkansas Drivers License and Insurance.

* Adult and Child Maltreatment Registry background checks are required.
* A criminal background check and drug screening is required.
* Proof of Professional Liability Insurance is required.
Professional Counseling Associates (PCA) is a non-profit organization whose goal is to put our clients needs first and provide the highest standard of service in everything we do. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity workplace. To apply for an open position, visit our Web site at pca-ar.org and submit an application, resume and cover letter to Trudy Crain, HR Director at trudy.crain@pca-ar.org. Thank you for your interest in PCA.

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