These masters-level crisis counselors provide mental health assessments on a 24-7 basis at Cottage Grove Hospital Emergency Room and South Lane Medical Group. Duties include assessing ER patients, developing safety plans and discharge options, and arranging psychiatric hospitalizations.
On-call workers receive a small stipend when on-call and are paid hourly while at the ER. Most South Lane Mental Health crisis counselors have other full-time work. This is not a benefits-covered job.