The Trevor Project is looking to bring on independent contractor On-Call Clinicians (OCC) in our New York and Los Angeles offices.
• Answer all calls from Trevor Crisis Services during scheduled on-call shift. If a call is missed, return call within 5 minutes.
• Consult with volunteers and staff as needed to approve rescues and assist in determination of risk level.
• Consult with volunteers and staff to give guidance on mandated reporting (child abuse, Tarasoff, dependent adult abuse, elder abuse, etc.).
• Respond to questions from volunteers regarding clinical issues, assessment, and risk level.
• Provide constructive feedback and guidance to volunteers as needed.
• Consult with staff regarding unusual and complex cases.
• Work on-call shifts, during designated shift times.
• Shifts may fall on holiday weeks; on-call clinician required to find shift substitution in advance should they be unable to cover their shifts. In the absence of shift substitution, the OCC is expected to work their assigned shift.
• Completion of the appropriate Trevor Crisis Services Training (Lifeline/Digital) within 6 weeks of hire. After completion, retake the Trevor Crisis Services Training every two years.
• OCC may be required to complete mandatory clinician-specific trainings.
• OCC will be recommended to attend Trevor-approved continuing education regularly.
• Active, clear license in one of the mental health professionals required (MFT, LMSW/LCSW, Psychologist, MD, etc)
• A minimum of 3 years experience in the field of mental health required
• Experience working with youth and severe mental illness a plus
• Strong commitment to The Trevor Project’s mission to end suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender youth
• Demonstrated cultural competence with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities
• Passion for the field of suicide prevention and crisis intervention, as well as extensive experience in that field
• Strong and comprehensive knowledge of mandated reporting laws and other legal issues impacting mental health assessments (child abuse reporting, mandatory commitment law, etc.)
• Experience working in a multicultural environment where commitment to diversity based on race, ethnicity, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, and physical ability, and other diversity issues is an important institutional value
• High level of professionalism
• Dedication to teamwork
• Ability to communicate effectively and build rapport
• Integrity, dedication to the work, and ability to support volunteers and staff around complex, emotional issues
• Ability to work independently
• Willingness to be on call on certain holidays, evenings, and weekends, and the flexibility to change schedule as needed.
The person(s) selected will have an independent contractor relationship with The Trevor Project and be paid via 1099.
Send cover letter and resume/CV to human resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.