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Crisis Team Supervisor - QMHP - COMCARE

Date: Apr 18, 2021

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  COMCARE 

Pay:  $45,038.00 annual 

Work Schedule: M-F, 8a - 5p, some varied hours 

Work as part of a team providing crisis intervention services and pre-admission assessments to meet the needs of members of the community who are in crisis. This includes performing clinical assessments for individuals who present as a danger to self or others at Crisis or other community locations. In addition, completion of intake, follow-up, and outreach appointments, as well as answering crisis telephone lines as needed is required. Pre-admission assessments entail evaluating for appropriate level of care. Support suicide prevention efforts in the community while upholding the mission and vision of COMCARE of Sedgwick County. Provide supervision, coaching and support for Crisis employees.

Service Provision

  • Complete risk assessments for appropriate level of care.
  • Provide brief focused therapy to address the immediate mental health needs of clients who present as currently dangerous.
  • Conduct mental health assessments in the community with the mobile crisis unit (MCU) to determine a client’s immediate mental health needs.
  • Provide assessment and brief focused therapy services to COMCARE Assessment Program for Seniors (CAPS) clients.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Intake/assessment to include history, presenting problems and diagnoses using DSM-V criteria.
  • Initiates outreach to increase engagement.


  • Complete progress notes in accordance with COMCARE guidelines which meet requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed therapy and client response to treatment within prescribed timelines.
  • Complete Notes for Record, precautions, authorization for release of records, releases of information, safety documents and other documentation as required and/or recommended within established deadlines.
  • Completes call logs to ensure important information is available to other providers.
  • Assessment tools are to be accurate and completed within the timeframe established for the particular screen.
  • Monitor treatment plans and update within the required timeframe.
  • Respond to Utilization Review staff feedback forms and make corrections as needed.
  • Enter AIMS data as needed.
  • Completes court reports or treatment summaries within required timelines as set by the entity requesting these documents.

Provide supervision and coaching to crisis workers

  • Train staff in job requirements in collaboration with designated trainers; ensure training checklists are completed in a timely manner.
  • Provide regular, scheduled individual and/or group supervision.
  • Document coaching/supervision to support quality and performance improvement.
  • Promote professional development and problem-solving skill development for crisis workers.
  • Collaborate with program manager in performance improvement and disciplinary action.
  • Regularly review supervisee documentation and provide feedback/coaching to ensure appropriate procedure codes are selected and that documentation meets agency standards.
  • Provide feedback and coaching to ensure that documentation is completed in a timely manner within agency requirements.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree or higher; one - 2 years of demonstrated leadership or supervisory experience. Must be licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as an LMSW, LMFT, LMLP, LCP, or LP. Must have a valid Kansas Driver’s license and current proof of automobile insurance.

Preferred Qualifications: Five years of supervisory experience. Clinically licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as an LCP or LCPC, LCMFT, or LSCSW.

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

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