Mobile Crisis Engagement Specialist

at Ascension Health in Broadview, Illinois, United States

Job Description


+ Department: Crisis Services

+ Schedule: PRN/ Registry/ As Need Schedule ; Day shift 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., OR PM shift 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. OR Overnights- 11:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. & On call as needed

+ Center: Ascension Center For Mental Health

+ Location: This job has 2 work locations: Melrose Park & Arlington Heights, IL

NOTE: To meet Medicaid Regulatory Guidelines associates must be at least 21 years old .


Paid time off (PTO)

Various health insurance options & wellness plans

Retirement benefits including employer match plans

Long-term & short-term disability

Employee assistance programs (EAP)

Parental leave & adoption assistance

Tuition reimbursement

Ways to give back to your community

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.


Perform activity based programs in support of patient care plan.

+ Conduct assessment of activity needs to meet individual treatment goals and objectives.

+ Facilitate and participate in activity-related projects and events.

+ Keep treatment area clean, safe, and organized.

+ Perform clerical tasks as assigned.


Licensure / Certification / Registration:

+ Preferred Credential(s):- BLS Provider. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.


+ High School diploma equivalency OR 1 year of applicable cumulative job specific experience required.

+ Note: Required professional licensure/certification can be used in lieu of education or experience,if applicable.

Additional Preferences

NOTE: To meet Medicaid Regulatory Guidelines associates must be at least 21 years old.

Personal Life Experience:

To be successful in this role, we prefer that you have a personal life experience that includes having previously suffered from a mental health disorder and/or addiction disorder, received successful treatment, and has maintained stable recovery for a reasonable period of time.

CRSS certification required within one year of employment

The Illinois Mental Health Collaborative for Access and Choice: Consumers: Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) Credential


A personal vehicle is required for this job because the person will be required to work at muliple locations during the shift.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Illinois delivers compassionate, personalized care throughout Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. As one of the largest health systems in Illinois with 15 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care, you will find an environment that allows you to thrive and create a career path you love. Join a diverse team of more than 17,000 associates and more than 600 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

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Job Posting: JC248053136

Posted On: Sep 18, 2023

Updated On: Nov 10, 2023

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