Working for TGC
Thank you for your interest in working with The Guidance Center. We are frequently looking for friendly, competent, compassionate individuals interested in helping to improve the quality of life for individuals seeking behavioral health treatment.
- All positions require the ability to successfully obtain a Level 1 fingerprint clearance card when hired. (Please visit this link for FAQ's about fingerprint cards)
- Some positions require a valid Driver’s License.
- All positions have an age requirement of 18 years or older. Some positions require applicants to be age 21 or older.
The Guidance Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity agency and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or age.
The Guidance Center is pleased to offer competitive, comprehensive benefits packages. Full descriptions of benefits available upon hire.
- 401(k) Plan with company matching after 1 year
- Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance plans for regular full-time employees
- Bereavement Leave
- Paid Holidays
- Paid Time Off
- License/certification renewal
what we do
The following are brief descriptions of positions we frequently recruit for. To see a complete list of our current openings click on the TGC Available Positions link above.
Behavioral Health Specialist
The Behavioral Health Specialist is an integral part of their designated team, providing consumer and staff safety and therapeutic interactions with consumers. The Behavioral Health Specialist assists with the daily operations of the unit meeting the needs of consumers. The Behavioral Health Specialist is responsible for contributing to and creating a recovery based environment.
The Crisis Clinician helps individuals who have become suicidal, refuse medications or threaten to harm others, or experience a sudden escalation of mental health symptoms that were previously under control. Individuals may present for crisis services in a variety of ways, including but not limited to self-presentation, escorted by law enforcement, transferred by the outpatient team, escorted by friends or family, or transferred from the local hospital. Individuals may present as voluntary, or escorted in under initiation of a Title-36 involuntary hold. At times, the Crisis Clinician may be requested to assess an individual currently incarcerated. The Crisis Clinician will assess each such individual to determine if their need is urgent, emergent or routine. The Crisis Clinician consults with the medical staff on-call to the department to determine the best possible disposition or “next steps” in assisting the individual to resolve the crisis situation.
The Case Manager coordinates and provides mental health services according to the individual’s service plan. Specific functions can include facilitating meetings, coordinating services with providers, treatment team and outside agencies, providing skills training, and completing necessary documentation in compliance with agency standards.
Peer Support Specialist
The Peer Support Specialist assists adult clients in accessing needed treatment and services from a peer standpoint. Specific functions can include facilitating support groups, assisting individual clients in achieving their treatment goals, coordinating care with treatment team and completing necessary documentation in compliance with agency standards.
The Registered Nurse provides care and safety, performs assessments, creates treatment plans and collaborates with the treatment team to provide services in accordance with the needs of individuals with a wide range of psychiatric and/or substance abuse diagnoses.
The Therapist works with consumers and groups to promote optimum mental health. Provides brief motivational enhancement, individual, group and family therapy to a diverse caseload of adult clients with general mental health and substance use disorders or serious mental illness.