Part-time 988 Clinician (Clinician II)

Location US-KS-Olathe
ID 2024-2091
Healthcare, Welfare, and Social Services
Benefits Category
On Call - No Benefits
Salary Min
USD $32.29/Hr.
Salary Max
USD $48.43/Hr.
Organizational Unit
Mental Health
Work Schedule
This PRN position requires the availability to work 7 pm to 11 pm 3 days each week.
Driving Status
Occasional (less than 5%)
Additional Locations


A career with Johnson County Government is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Committed to our shared values, we provide excellent public service, seeking always to improve ourselves and our organization. We offer wonderful benefits, retirement plans, wellness incentives, a great organizational culture, and much more! If you’re searching for something more than just a job, something akin to a calling, then consider the challenge and opportunity of being a member of Johnson County Government!  Johnson County Mental Health Center is looking for a PRN 988 Clinician to join our 988 Crisis Team that provides mental health crisis services to our community primarily by phone. JCMHC has supported a 24/7 crisis line for over 40 years and recently became a member of the National Suicide Prevention and Crisis Lifeline (988). The intent for the 988 phone number is to provide easier access to least restrictive help for any individual. This team will eventually be embedded in Johnson County’s 911 dispatch center in Olathe. The 988 Crisis Team Clinician will work closely with Johnson County first responders. JCMHC believes everyone can learn change and grow as human beings. Our role is to provide hope and promote recovery using a strength’s approach. It is important for the qualified candidate to understand and reflect these values. First review of applications will begin on January 13, 2024.

Job Description

  • Answers 24-hour crisis line providing empathic and compassionate support.
  • Triage for suicide risk and other safety related concerns, assess needs to include making least restrictive level of care recommendations, and coordinate care for citizens of Johnson County, law enforcement officers, hospitals, and other community agencies.
  • Conducts outreach calls to individuals identified in need of support.
  • Helps develop safety plans to best support the health and wellness of callers.
  • Completes assessments of youth at the Juvenile Intake Assessment Center who are experiencing a mental health crisis. Assessments are conducted via phone.
  • Oversees acquisition and forwarding of all necessary documentation for individuals requiring voluntary or involuntary hospitalization.
  • Completes and submits documentation regarding services provided and assists with data collection in support of program goals.
  • Provides clinical support and guidance to 988 Crisis Call Specialists

Job Requirements

Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or other Human Services field and Kansas Behavioral Sciences licensure at the master’s level in the area of focus are required.  Requires a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.  Applicants who meet Kansas licensure requirements may be considered if Kansas licensure is obtained by time of an employment offer and licensure is pending confirmation at the time of employment application. 

Kansas Behavioral Sciences license at the clinical level and one year of experience in the area of focus is preferred but not required.

Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions.  Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency.

Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions:
All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation.


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